Found August 26, 2013 on
Nik Stauskas appeared on Perry Lefko’s ‘Be My Guest’ show at NextSportStar last week and hit on a wide range of topics from last season, to Steve Nash, to his improved athleticism this summer to Justin Bieber. You can watch the length interview in the embedded media player below or find some highlights and quotes after the jump.
On freshman expectations:
“Coming in I definitely wanted to play. That was one thing that I definitely wanted to do. Whether that was me scoring on the court or being a rebounder or a passer – I just wanted to be on the court to start with. The fact that coach Beilein gave me an opportunity to get on the floor early and prove myself, I thank him for that and it was a lot of fun.”
On whether shooting was always a key to his game:
“Definitely. from day one shooting was always something I took the most pride in. my dad helped me with that an early age. Just getting out in my back yard and getting as many reps as I could. That’s what got me to that point right...
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Jalen Coleman will visit Michigan on Saturday September 7th to watch Michigan’s football team take on Notre Dame Under the Lights. Coleman is a consensus top-35 prospect in the class of 2015 and holds offers from Michigan, Indiana, Ohio State, Purdue, Arizona, Illinois, Memphis and a host of other high major schools. Coleman was “ecstatic” to receive a Michigan offer earlier...
First reported by Scout.com’s Brian Snow, class of 2014 forward Donte Grantham will take a Michigan official visit the weekend of September 6th.
Grantham will be in town for Michigan’s football night game against Notre Dame along with fellow 2014 prospect Kameron Chatman.
Grantham is a four-star prospect rated 85th in class of 2014. The Martinsburg, WV native is playing a post...
The Wolverines are also ranked in the top 10 by Sporting News at No. 7 overall. Sporting News ranks Michigan as the second best team in the Big Ten behind No. 2 Michigan State. Wolverine non-conference opponents Duke (4) and Arizona (5) also made the top ten.
Michigan is also ranked in the preseason top-ten by Lindy’s Sports, slotted in the 10th spot. The Wolverines are the third...
Michigan’s 2013-14 non-conference schedule was released on Friday afternoon. Here are four thoughts on the non-conference slate of games.
1. Young team will grow up fast or fall behind
Last year Michigan played one true road game in the non-conference season, at Bradley in mid-December. The Wolverine schedule wasn’t easy by any means but the challenging non-conference games came...