Found January 14, 2013 on UM Hoops:
John Beilein joined the rest of the Big Ten coaches on a conference call on Monday. Beilein discussed his team’s tough loss to Ohio State, what it’s like playing in the Big Ten with five freshmen and more. You can read selected notes and quotes below. Opening statement: “We had an exciting game in Columbus yesterday. We didn’t come out with the win we had hoped to have, but we learned a great deal, we will learn a great deal from it. Hopefully it will be very positive in our development as a team. Going on the road right now, playing high-level teams on the road, is going to be a challenge for us and for everybody in the Big Ten. Great conference, and I expect the wins and losses to be very difficult challenges for everybody all year long.” On moving forward from the Ohio State game: “I said earlier in the year, … The Big Ten is going to be so strong this year, with so many high-level teams. Last year we were a champion with a 13-5 record. Now even 12-6 could be a Big Ten title win...

Video & Quotes: John Beilein recaps loss at Ohio State

John Beilein faced the media after Michigan’s three point loss at Ohio State. Watch the coach’s press conference in the embedded media player below or read highlighted quotes after the jump. “Watching film and watching them today, Ohio State is a really, really good defensive team. And you are watching a team that plays defense, buys into it and then very skilled defenders...

Beilein, Michigan ready for road test

Michigan coach John Beilein talks about today’s game, but he isn’t willing to talk in-depth about his Wolverines’ 16-0 start to the season because in his eyes, “What have we done yet?” With Ohio State waiting in Columbus, what could be done today would be impressive.

Michigan basketball drops 1st game of season at OSU

The #2 ranked Michigan basketball team, with a chance to become the nation’s new #1, didn’t have enough in the tank against the Ohio State Buckeyes. Thad Matta’s team handed the Wolverines their first loss and came away with a 56-53 win. The first half ambush that OSU employed against Michigan was the first time all year that a very young Michigan team looked just that –...

2014 big man Miroslav Jaksic attracting interest from Michigan, Duke

Miroslav Jaksic, a 6-foot-11 Serbian-born Canadian who has spent his high school years at Walled Lake Western High School, has been attracting some major interest during his senior season. Jaksic appears to have all the tools of a high-major big man and college coaches are steadily beginning to notice. “I’m a skilled big that has a variety of post moves inside. I can finish over...

Game 17: Michigan at Ohio State Open Thread

Dustin Johnston Michigan is the lone undefeated team remaining in the nation and will put its record on the line at Ohio State this afternoon. A win would mark the Wolverines best start in program history and almost assuredly give Michigan a No. 1 ranking on Monday. Tip off is scheduled for 1:37 p.m. on CBS with Tim Brando and Clark Kellogg on the call. Join in the discussion before...

Catching up with Zack Novak (Part 1): Life in the Netherlands, Ohio State & Switching Screens

Three time former Michigan captain Zack Novak has linked up with us occasionally throughout the season to discuss life as a basketball player overseas as well as Michigan’s season on the court thus far. In part one of this update, Novak discusses the Netherlands as well as what went wrong at Ohio State. First off, how are things going in the Netherlands? How’s life overseas...

Ohio State 56, Michigan 53

Michigan’s perfect start to the season came crashing down as the Wolverines were ran off the court early in Columbus and could never fully recover. Ohio State opened the game on a 26-6 run and John Beilein’s team was forced to play catch up for the final 30 minutes. While Michigan made a valiant effort and was able to tie the game at 46 in the second half but it wasn’t enough...

UM Hoops Podcast 1.3: ESPN’s Myron Medcalf and Stu Douglass

It took us a while to get going after the break, but Dave Merritt and I finally got in the studio to record a new podcast. We had a good time and got to talk Michigan’s loss to Ohio State on Sunday as well as look ahead to the Wolverines’ match-up with Minnesota at The Barn. Here’s a quick rundown: We kick off by talking with national college basketball writer Myron...

Buckeyes' 56-53 win over Michigan extra sweet

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State's win over Michigan Sunday ended Michigan's 16-0 start. It also kept the Wolverines from being No. 1 in the new national polls released Monday. Those are subplots to what was a very intense, very important game in what's going to be grueling Big Ten race. But every Ohio State player knew that Michigan came into the game as the nation's...

Behind the Numbers: Post Offense and Defense

Dustin Johnston Although the quantity of three point attempts has decreased in John Beilein’s offense this season, there’s no secret that his offense leans on perimeter players. The Wolverines lean on four perimeter players – Trey Burke, Nik Stauskas, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Glenn Robinson III – to do the bulk of the heavy lifting on offense. Jordan Morgan and Mitch McGary at...

Video: Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. react to Ohio State loss

Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. addressed the media this afternoon after Michigan’s three point loss at Ohio State. Watch both players in the embedded media player below:

CSDTV: First Look at Devin Pearson

In the second entry of our video series leading up to the Feb. 15 season opener for Cal baseball against the visiting Michigan Wolverines, we take a look at the fall ball highlights of Devin Pearson.
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