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John Beilein, Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Mitch McGary were on the podium after Michigan’s come from behind Sweet Sixteen victory over Kansas. Read their comments in the full transcript below.
COACH BEILEIN: I think everybody that watched this game tonight saw what we have been coaching all year. It’s a bunch of young men that have high character, they play to win. They play together. And they’ve been persistent all year long at trying to do their best, without any types of ups and downs getting in the way.
So we’re very fortunate being able to coach them, because this is what we dream of to have at the University of Michigan, and any coach dreams of having a young team that sort of gets that part of it, minimizes distractions and just plays together.
I’m proud of them because they deserve this. I feel bad for Kansas, they really have a good team. But the ball bounced our way down the last few minutes, and we keep on playing.
Q. When you’re down 14 and you’re looking at...
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Michigan found themselves down 10 to the Kansas Jayhawks with 2:30 seconds, but the Wolverines went on a huge run run which was capped off with Trey Burkes 30FT heave with 4.2 seconds left: Burke had zero points at the half, and finished the second with 18.
In case you didn't know--Michigan's Trey Burke has got game.
That doesn't do the man justice--Trey Burke has got some crazy, whack, mad serious game (that sounded cooler in my head, but you get the idea, right? The man is something else!).
He has proved it all season long playing well enough for many to call him the front runner for player of the year in Division...
Trey Burke scored all 23 of his points after halftime, including a long, tying 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation, and Michigan rallied to beat Kansas 87-85 in the South Regional semifinals Friday night.
The fourth-seeded Wolverines wiped out a 10-point Kansas lead in the last 3 minutes of regulation, and Burke gave them their first lead since early in the game with another...
John Beilein has come up with a unique solution to prepare Michigan for the challenges of playing in Cowboys Stadium.
He's not going to do it.
After Michigan's open practice in the NFL's gaudiest stadium, Beilein was happy enough with what he saw to just let the matter rest .
"I don't think we need to address it at all," he said. "We had a practice...
Michigan’s head coach and starting line up were on the podium this afternoon at Cowboys Stadium to reflect on their Sweet Sixteen victory over Kansas and preview Sunday’s Elite Eight matchup with Florida.
COACH BEILEIN: Well, it’s always a quick turnaround, not like your conference tournament, but pretty quick when you think that even if you play a 6:37 game, we didn’t get...
Michigan's Mitch McGary took a cheap shot to the family jewels, courtesy of Kansas' Elijah Johnson during their Sweet 16 battle.
John Beilein, Trey Burke, Mitch McGary and Tim Hardaway Jr. were on the podium after Michigan’s win over Kansas. Watch the press conference in the embedded media player below.
Read the full press conference transcript here.
Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. were also available to the media on Saturday afternoon to discuss Sunday’s matchup with Florida. Watch Burke reflect on his late 3-pointer against Kansas and Hardaway discuss the leadership on Michigan’s roster in the embedded media players below.
Hardaway after the jump.
Michigan is going to the Final Four.
The Wolverines left no doubt in Arlington, Texas as they dismantled the Florida Gators from the opening tip. Michigan opened the game on a tear as 13-0 start turned into a 23-5 lead which ballooned to 41-17 late in the first half. Florida would make things more competitive in the second half but never truly threatened the Wolverines as they coasted...
I think the only thing under debate is whether Kansas’ Elijah Johnson tried to punch or grab Michigan’s Mitch McGary privates? Johnson was called for a flagrant foul.
The play happened in the opening minutes of the Michigan/Kansas matchup in the Sweet 16. The winner will advance to the Elite 8 and take on the winner of the highly anticipated Florida Gulf Coast vs Florida...
The Sweet Sixteen was awesome. Another great two days of college basketball. We saw Trey Burke lead Michigan to an unbelievable comeback win against Kansas. We saw Aaron Craft and Ohio State on the brink of elimination again, but nonetheless prevail, and we even saw Syracuse’s zone stifle arguably the most potent offense in college basketball. But all those games are over, and...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Michigan coach John Beilein briefly lost track of how long it's been since the Wolverines reached the round of 16 in the NCAA tournament.
Sixteen years, he said. No, 18. Wait. 19.
He was right the third time, but here's how to make it a little simpler. The Fab Five era of the early 1990s was the last time the No. 4 seed Wolverines (28-7) made it this...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Another fabulous group of young players has Michigan headed back to the Final Four. Led by Big Ten player of the year Trey Burke and sharp-shooting guard Nik Stauskas, one of three freshman starters, the Wolverines dominated Florida right from tipoff, scoring the game's first 13 points and routing the Gators 79-59 in the South Regional final Sunday.
Dunk City has been relocated to Ann Arbor, Mich., or Arlington, Tex., or something.
As part of Michigan’s 47-30 dominant half over Florida, Trey Burke hit Glenn Robinson III on an alley oop reminiscent of what we saw so often from Florida Gulf Coast University this NCAA Tournament (someone had to take over for the Eagles as “most entertaining team left in March Madness”).
Trey Burke's insane alley-oop pass to Glenn Robinson III served as the exclamation point in Michigan's Elite Eight win over the Florida Gators.