Found January 08, 2013 on
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Here's a scenario for you....let's say I give you a basketball and I tell you to take 50 three point shots at a hoop. How many would you make?
If you happen to be University of Michigan freshman Nik Stauskas, it would be forty-five and he's got the tape to prove it.
The below video was shot on Christmas Eve at Nick's parents house in Canada and his shooting display has since gone viral on the fair Interwebs:
(Courtesy of It's Always Sunny in Detroit)
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Michigan Basketball (15-0, 2-0) will look to remain perfect when they host Nebraska on Wednesday night. Tip off is scheduled for 7pm and the game will be televised on the Big Ten Network.
Nebraska comes to town with a 9-6 record and they are 0-2 in Big Ten play. The Huskers best win was a 63-51 victory over USC on December 3rd. They have three players averaging double figures in...
ANN ARBOR -- Nik Stauskas could have been like most Canadian kids and devoted his life to earning a shot at the NHL.
Luckily for John Beilein and the Michigan basketball program, Stauskas went in a different direction.
"I don't really like hockey -- I never really got into it," Stauskas said recently. "I just wanted to play basketball."
So Stauskas put...
Michigan basketball (16-0, 3-0) picked up what turned out to be a very scrappy win against a Nebraska team that pushed the Wolverines all night long. A strong second half by the Wolverines eventually led them to a 62-47 win. The perfect 16-0 start matches the best beginning to a season in school history, tying the 1985-86 Wolverines’ effort.
How They Won
The outcome of this game...
The undefeated Michigan Wolverines continue to push toward a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, according to both SI’s Andy Glockner and ESPN’s Joe Lunardi, who both released their latest 2013 bracket projections on Tuesday.
In Glockner’s Jan. 8 “Bracket Watch”, the Wolverines remained as the top seed in the Midwest (Indianapolis) region, with their first two games taking...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan's All-American offensive tackle Taylor Lewan has always been unpredictable.
Wednesday, he might have pulled off his most surprising move of all time.
Despite being told by the NFL advisory board that he would probably be a high first-round pick in April, Lewan announced that he was going to return to Michigan for his senior season.
Junior Michigan offensive linemen Taylor Lewan has announced that he will pursue his NFL career in 2014. He will return to Michigan for his senior year! What a huge lift for #Team134. This is big. So proud of the big man.
More on what the impact of this decision will have later. For now, here's a gallery of Lewan photos I've compiled from over the...
Michigan offensive tackle Taylor Lewan is putting millions of dollars on hold to chase a Big Ten championship.
The All-America first-team player and the league's offensive lineman of the year is staying for his senior season, turning down a chance to be a first-round pick in the NFL draft and to be rich as soon as this spring.
''People don't really understand why...
Rejoice Michigan fans. Junior offensive tackle Taylor Lewan announced Wednesday that he will be staying in school for his senior season. The 6-foot-8, 310 pound Scottsdale, Arizona native dropped the shocking statement during a press conference on campus. He called passing up definite first round money (likely top ten pick money) to return to school a “no-brainer.”
Before Michigan’s trip to Peoria, Illinois in early December, Caris LeVert looked as though he was headed for a redshirt freshman season. A little over a month later, the Pickerington, OH native is the most-used Michigan bench player outside of Mitch McGary. With every opportunity, LeVert seems to improve. He’s become steadily more efficient on the offensive end...
John Beilein spoke with the media during his post-game press conference after his team’s 62-47 win over Nebraska. Beilein addressed the slow pace of the game, how the experience will help Michigan moving forward and how it feels to be 16-0, tying the best start in Michigan history. Beilein also said Jon Horford could have played, and he may play on Sunday if he does well in practice...
Michigan left tackle Taylor Lewan announced Wednesday evening he would put off an NFL career and return to the Wolverines for his senior season. Lewan discusses the process of making the decision, his teammates reaction and his conversation with former Michigan left tackle Jake Long.
Sooner or later it was bound to happen. Michigan had a bad shooting night. Entering their third conference game against Nebraska, the Wolverines’ worst individual...
Michigan played Nebraska’s game but still managed to escape with a 62-47 victory. The Cornhuskers slowed the game to a crawl while the Wolverines put forth their worst shooting performance of the season (by a wide margin). The win was ugly, especially for a team that wants to be considered among the nation’s best, but the result counts the same
Michigan looks to match its best start in program history with a home game against Nebraska tonight. Tip off is scheduled for 7 p.m. on the Big Ten Network with Kevin Kugler and Greg Kelser on the call.
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Game 16: Nebraska at Michigan Preview
Notebook: Caris LeVert...