Here’s the transcript of John Beilein, Nik Stauskas and Caris LeVert’s post game press conference after Michigan’s 85-61 win over Long Beach State. Watch video from the press conference here.
Michigan Coach John Beilein: “Long Beach State just wouldn’t go away. Dan (Monson) has been waiting for his guys to shoot the ball a little bit better and they shot it well in the first half. They hit six threes and were right there. Thank goodness we shot it even better than that.”
“You know at this time of the year, given the inexperience on both teams, there’s going to be runs. They made a great run, but then we picked up on the clock mistake and Nik (Stauskas) made a big, big shot. That’s probably one of our first big shots of the season, because it was going the other way quick. He made a huge one. That wasn’t part of a play; that was Nik doing what he does.”
“A couple of things we saw during their run – we thought our spacing was bad, it had crept back so we shrunk the court for them. We d