Originally posted on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 3/19/13
Three-time Michigan captain Zack Novak has kept in touch throughout the season, sharing his thoughts on the Wolverines as well as providing some updates on his career in the Netherlands. We figured it would be a good chance to catch up with Novak before the NCAA tournament whirlwind starts for Michigan. Zack shared his thoughts on the NCAA tournament format, Michigan’s youth and its defensive struggles of late. Take me through a NCAA tournament week as a player. From Selection Sunday night, through the game prep, travel, the off day. What’s the hardest part? What’s the most exciting part? I think it really just depends on the circumstances. There is definitely some extra excitement during Selection Sunday when you are on the bubble. After the selection process, everyone is scrambling trying to find out as much information as possible about whoever they are playing. Most of the time, the first time I would find information out about who we were playing was from the media conducting i...
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