Found September 27, 2013 on UM Hoops:
Just before John Beilein took the podium before Michigan’s first full practice of the season, a press release went out that likely struck fear in the hearts of Michigan diehards: Mitch McGary has been struggling with a "lower back condition" for most of the fall, and it’s unknown when he will be able to return to full practice form. The big man battled injuries at the beginning of last season, as well, and felt their effects well into non-conference play. His major issue last season was his foot. Now, it’s his back. "It’s day-to-day and he’s working like crazy to get back," Beilein said about the injury. "He’s not going to be out there today (for practice)." McGary reportedly had a great summer, continuing to get his body in shape and putting on muscle while losing fat. While there were reports of his weight hovering near 265 during the summer months, in the brief portion of practice we saw on Friday McGary, though inactive, looked lithe and fit. Instea...
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