Found November 03, 2011 on UM Hoops:
“I am excited about this new opportunity at Michigan, I wouldn’t go there if I didn’t think they could win a national championship.” That was John Beilein in 2007 on the day he accepted the Michigan job. It sounded optimistic at best for a program that hadn’t made the tournament in nearly a decade and a coach whose reputation was built on Cinderella runs more than conference domination. Four and a half years later his plan appears to be coming together. His first four years in Ann Arbor were far from perfect. The first season was worse than it should have been as a team with several talented players finished with one of the worst records in Michigan basketball history. The second was encouraging and rejuvenating, breaking a decade long NCAA tournament drought, but that goodwill was wiped away by a deflating and disappointing third season. Things spiraled downward throughout the first half of year four, bottoming on January 22nd with a home loss to Minnesota, but the climb back bega...

Burke and Hardaway spark Michigan Basketball in exhibition win

Notes and observations from Michigan Basketball’s scrimmage with Wayne State. The Wolverines pulled out a 47-39 victory and the game was as out of sync as the score indicates. Only 4 Michigan players scored and they turned the ball over 14 times. Stu Douglass attributed Michigan’s clunky play to the team learning new roles and experimenting with different line ups. Tim Hardaway...

Trey Burke, Stu Douglass are good options at point guard for U-M

Though he's working with a small sample, Michigan coach John Beilein has been impressed with the point guard play. Trying to fill the gaping hole left by Darius Morris' off-season departure, Beilein is studying point guards Trey Burke, a freshman, and senior Stu Douglass, who has made himself into a point guard with his versatility.

UM Hoops Exhibition Game Preview: Wayne State

Michigan opens its basketball season next Friday, but tonight, the Wolverines host Wayne State for the first and only exhibition game at Crisler Arena at 7pm. #18 Michigan v. Wayne State (Exhibition) Friday Nov. 4 7 p.m. ET 0-0 Record 0-0 21-14 2010-11 Record 22-8 9-9 2010-11 Conf. Record 14-5 14-5 2010-11 Home Record 13-1 5-5 2010-11 Road Record 7-6 2-4 2010...

Video: Tim Hardaway Jr., Zack Novak and Jordan Morgan Talk Exhibition Game

The Michigan basketball team met with the media this afternoon to discuss their first exhibition game against Wayne State on Friday at 7 p.m. Hardaway, Novak and Morgan were all available, the later two which you can find after the jump.

Michigan vs. Iowa: 3 Keys To The Game

The 7-1 Michigan Wolverines travel to Iowa City to battle against the 5-3 Iowa Hawkeyes in a Big Ten conference match-up. Here are the three keys to the game.

Video: Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. Talk Wayne St. Exhibition Win

Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. both met with the media after Michigan’s 47-39 exhibition win over Wayne State. You can find Hardaway’s interview after the jump.

Michigan's Jeremy Gallon rises above his short stature

Even film cannot do Jeremy Gallon justice. The Michigan sophomore receiver is listed at 5-feet-8, so the last pass one expects he could handle would be a jump ball. Yet there he is, reaching above the cornerbacks to snag one of those passes.

Huskers Set for Michigan, Michigan State

The No. 2 Nebraska volleyball team returns home this weekend to take on the No. 23 Michigan Wolverines on Friday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. and the Michigan State Spartans on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. The Huskers' matches with both Michigan and Michigan State will be available on (subscription).

Huskers Fight Back, Top Michigan 3-1

The No. 2 Nebraska Volleyball team (19-2, 12-1) fought back from one set down to overcome the No. 23 Michigan Wolverines 3-1 (17-25, 26-24, 25-20, 25-21) Friday night. The Huskers were led by a rock solid performance from Brigette Root in her first career start at setter.

Mitch to “Mitch”igan

Congrats to Mitch McGary (@MitchMcGary33) on committing to the Michigan Wolverines. UM picks up a good one and a future star. More than likely Duke will now focus their efforts solely on Tony Parker.  Mitch chose the Wolverines with Florida and Duke in the mix, in the end he chose to stay close to home and listen to his AAU coach, can’t blame him for that. Best of luck Mitch!
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