Found February 14, 2013 on
Former Michigan captain Zack Novak and former Michigan Daily senior sports editor, now of the USA Today, Nicole Auerbach were both in town this week, so naturally we decided we had to get them in the studio for a special edition of the UM Hoops Podcast. Dave Merritt, Nicole, Zack and I touched on pretty much every subject under the sun, so this is our longest podcast yet, and it’s largely unedited. We divided up our conversation into three parts:
We begin by catching up with Zack, and he tells us a bit about life in Zwolle and how his season has gone so far. We then delve into the Michigan’s game against Michigan State and what it was like for Zack to sit in front of the Izzone during the beat down. We talk about what went wrong for Michigan and what the team needs to correct going forward. This video of yours truly in a dunk contest judged by Zack gets a mention.
In the second segment, we focus a bit more on Michigan as a team. We explore the troubles Glenn Robinson III is going t...
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Michigan basketball, temporarily ranked #4 in the country, will take on Penn State on Sunday at noon. The game will be aired on the Big Ten Network.
Usually in this segment we will preview the match-ups, discuss what it will take for Michigan to win the game, etc. Then Rob and I will make our predictions. Rob is 22-3 predicting the outcome of Michigan games this year. I am 21-4....
John Beilein was in Florida on Thursday evening to check in on 2014 big man Ricky Doyle. Beielin joined Miami head coach Jim Larranaga in the stands to watch the back-to-the-basket big man score 20 points and grab seven rebounds to lead Bishop Verot to a 36-point playoff win.
Doyle recently visited Miami and is also being pursuited by Notre Dame, Michigan, Penn State, Boston College...
Perspective is paramount over the course of a 30-something game college basketball season. Managing to maintain perspective without getting caught up in the highs and lows of the last game is idealistic at best. Getting wrapped up in the emotions of a come from behind victory or a devastating defeat is a natural reaction after all. The emotions that surround the unpredictability...
Michigan headman John Beilein was in the stands at Romulus high school last weekend to see one of his top 2015 targets, Saginaw Arthur Hill PG, Eric Davis, in action. The talented youngster didn't disappoint, netting 27 points on numerous drives to the rim. His showing wasn't enough, however, as his Lumberjacks lost 82-71.