Found March 01, 2013 on UM Hoops:
For the sixth episode of the UM Hoops Podcast, we had our engineer back but unfortunately we were down a co-host. Dave Merritt couldn’t be with me but we still managed to record a great show. I was joined by current Michigan basketball captain Josh Bartelstein as well as Chris Vannini from the excellent Michigan State blog The Only Colors. With Josh, we addressed some of the difficulties Michigan ran into against Penn State on Wednesday. In rehashing that game, Josh talked about what Penn State did right and what Michigan didn’t do defensively. We also touch upon how important Jordan Morgan is to the team’s continued defensive improvement. Finally, Josh tells us what it’s like mimicking Michigan State on the scout team and what the Wolverines need to do to insure a different outcome than what happened earlier in the season in East Lansing Chris Vannini of The Only Colors joins us to talk generally about Michigan State. We tackle the MLive article in which Derrick Nix voiced his per...

Michigan Basketball: Wolverines to host Michigan State

Michigan Basketball (23-5, 10-5) will host Michigan State (22-6, 11-4) on Sunday at Crisler Center. Tip off is scheduled for 4pm and the game will be televised on CBS. This will be the second time this season, but just the second time ever, that Michigan and Michigan State will engage each other in a battle of Top 10 teams. Michigan is currently ranked #4 (but would plummet in the...

CCHA Tournament Bracket: Michigan Hosts Northern Michigan, Michigan State Visits Alaska

The 2013 CCHA Tournament — the last postseason tournament before the conference disbands — opens next weekend, with the sixth through 11th seeds competing in the opening round. Both Michigan and Michigan State will be in action during Round 1. With Bowling Green losing at Notre Dame and Lake Superior State downing Northern Michigan, the Michigan Wolverines needed just one point...

Form Tracker: March 1st, 2013

Dustin Johnston Our weekly feature tracking the performance of Michigan players over two game segments. Trey Burke: 7 (Last Week: 9.5) Against Illinois, Trey Burke was as good as it gets — 26 points on 8-of-11 shooting, 8 assists and one turnover. On Wednesday in Michigan’s horrible loss on the road to Penn State, Burke was quite good — but he turned the ball over. Burke...

What Happened to Michigan?

Believe it or not, kids, there was once a time when people said this 2012-2013 Michigan Wolverines team was the best in all the land. Put your hands down, no questions asked. They glided through the non-conference schedule, only stopping […]

Video: John Beilein, Tim Hardaway Jr. preview Michigan State rematch

John Beilein and Tim Hardaway Jr. were available to speak with the media in preparation for Michigan’s top-10 match-up with Michigan State at the Crisler Center on Sunday. The Wolverines’ painful loss to Penn State on the road was also addressed. You can watch both full press conferences using the embedded media players below. Hardaway is after the jump.
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