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Preseason Top 25 + 1 Countdown: Michigan – CBSSports.com – “Quote from an opposing coach in the league: “They’re not going to deviate from what they do. He’ll probably play McGary and another big together, but that’s a couple of non-shooters out there. With the percentage of 3-pointers they shoot, they struggle if they don’t shoot well. And if they don’t shoot well, how well will they rebound? But they’ll be pretty good. Burke and Hardaway are two of the 10, 15 best players in the league. The Big Ten is going to beat everyone up, but it’s a breath of fresh air in the NCAA tournament. It’s all about matchups.”
Michigan Wolverines 2012-13 Team Preview – NCAA Basketball – SI.com – “If a program’s ultimate success is measured in terms of NCAA wins, it’s time for Michigan to make a move into the tournament’s second weekend. And for the first time in Beilein’s tenure, the Wolverines may be in a good position to do that. A highly-regarded recruiting class, the decision by g
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While several clamor for Michigan freshman Mitch McGary to show off his five star potential, the new big man isn’t concerning himself with expectations. Instead, While several clamor for Michigan freshman Mitch McGary to show off his five star potential, the new big man isn’t concerning himself with expectations. Instead, McGary is focused on production and rebounds – a lot of rebounds.
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Elsewhere in the college basketball world there will be games at military bases and aircraft carriers but Michigan will open its season in Ann Arbor. The Wolverines host Slippery Rock, a school most associated with scoreboard updates at Michigan stadium, to begin the 2012-13 campaign. The Wolverines were nearly flawless in exhibition play and hope to carry...
Michigan fans received some frustrating news at Big Ten Media Day when John Beilein reported Jon Horford had twisted his knee at the end of a recent practice. Unfortunately, it was news that fans have become accustomed to. Horford has been plagued by injuries throughout his career at Michigan that have limited his playing time and his effectiveness. There was a lot of excitement...
Josh Bartelstein and Jordan Morgan met with the media this afternoon ahead of Michigan’s season opener against Slippery Rock on Friday. Bartelstein discussed what it meant to be named a captain and how he looks to embrace the role. Morgan discussed the team’s growth in practice thus far and his thoughts on Bartelstein as a captain.
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Tim Hardaway Jr., Trey Burke and Jon Horford met with the media after Michigan’s 100-62 win over Slippery Rock on Friday evening. Hardaway led the way with a double-double of 25 points and 10 rebounds while Burke added 21 points and eight assists. Jon Horford saw his first action of the season while recovering from a knee injury.
Burke and Horford after the jump.
John Beilein previewed Michigan’s season opener against Slippery Rock this afternoon with the media. Beilein made it clear that he won’t overlook the Division II opener and also relayed some injury news. Freshman guard Nik Stauskas is dealing with back spasms and is “probably questionable” while Jon Horford is expected to be in the rotation Friday.
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No. 5 Michigan opens its season tomorrow against Slippery Rock. Coach John Beilein discussed The Rock and the Wolverines focus going into their first game of 2012-13. Beilein also discussed the lineup and rotations to start the season, Stauskas’ injury situation, Burke and Albrecht playing in the same back court, and more. ***Full Video of the Press conference included***
Who: Slippery Rock (0-0) at Michigan (0-0)
Where: Crisler Center (Ann Arbor, MI)
When: 8:30 p.m., Friday, November 9th, 2012
TV: BTN.com/MGoBlue All-Access
More: Beilein preview video; Morgan, Bartelstein previews
Slippery Rock isn’t the grandiose season opening opponent that many had hoped for to christen the newly renovated Crisler Center...
Michigan sophomore point guard Trey Burke was chomping at the bit to get back on the court Monday. When he finally did he made it clear that he is ready to steer the Maize & Blue ship on and off the floor.
Michigan junior shooting guard Tim Hardaway Jr. and sophomore point guard Trey Burke are tremendous college basketball players in their own right. Together, they form one of the most formidable and productive backcourts in the country.
The season is just right around corner. So who are the top players in each conference? Find out below who makes my All Big Ten Conference Teams.
G Tim Frazier (Penn State)- He is probably the most underrated player in the country if he were playing at North Carolina; he would be a household name. Last season he led the Nittany Lions in points (18.8), rebounds(4.7...
In Part Three of GoBlueWolverine's Michigan basketball season preview, Sam Webb and Kyle Bogenschutz discuss the responsibility of Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr., and unselfish play amongst the Wolverine's weapons.
College basketball is starting today. So it is time for my 2012-13 preseason All American teams. I already gave me All Conference teams but now it is time to find out who are the top players in the country this season. Check it out below to see who made the cut.
G Trey Burke (Michigan)- Burke was the Big Ten Co- Freshman of the Year last season. What makes Burke tough...