Originally posted on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 3/15/12
John Beilein, Zack Novak, Stu Douglass, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Trey Burke met with the media today before their open practice at Bridgestone Arena. Here’s a transcript of remarks from Michigan players followed by John Beilein. Q. This could be for anybody up there. They talk about Ohio’s stiff link defense. Talk about what prepared you during the season to get ready for such a defense this year. STU DOUGLASS: We just played a team like Ohio State, great trapping team just like Ohio. On ball pressure, different stuff like that. We’ve seen it throughout the entire Big Ten season. We made adjustments and we approached it just like normal, really, like we have with any other Big Ten team that applies the same type pressure. Q. They’re noted for taking away the three. They defended the three well. Is that something they’re doing other just people are not taking as many or putting a lot of pressure on people? Did you see that on film? ZACK NOVAK: They get in you, they climb up. They’ll let you
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