Originally posted on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 11/14/13
John Beilein spoke with the media over a teleconference this afternoon to preview next week’s Puerto Rico Tip Off. The Wolverines will travel to Puerto Rico early next week after a trip to Iowa State this weekend. (Photo: Dustin Johnston) TIM SIMMONS:  Coach, the opening question that I have, practice started early this year, September 27th.  Any comments about how this might benefit your team leading into the season? COACH BEILEIN:  It has been‑‑ the 30 days of practice that we were allowed was good because you could space your practices much better and give kids time off at the same time.  So instead of being more of a four weeks of just incredible compacted schedule trying to get everything in, it gave you six weeks to sort of get things in in a more manageable rate for the young men to understand. TIM SIMMONS:  Obviously you’ve played a couple exhibition games, a couple regular season games.  How is the team progressing so far? COACH BEILEIN:  I think we’re movi...
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