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John Beilein was available to speak with media on Tuesday to talk about Michigan’s Sweet Sixteen match-up with Kansas on Friday in Dallas. Beilein touched on a variety of subjects, including how the Wolverines plan to attack Jeff Withey, the emergence of Mitch McGary and more. You can watch the full press conference using the embedded media player below.
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Michigan coach John Beilein and the Wolverines enjoyed some celebration time after advancing to the Sweet 16 Saturday afternoon. Now preparing for Kansas, the challenge will be more than just defending senior center Jeff Withey.
Michigan Basketball will play Kansas on Friday in a Sweet 16 matchup. Tip off is scheduled for 7:37 (EST) and the game will be televised on TBS.
Kansas is the #1 seed in the South Region. They advanced to the Sweet 16 by edging past Western Kentucky on Friday and storming past North Carolina on Sunday. The Jayhawks are an outstanding defensive team. “The big thing that stands out...
Now that Michigan has finally made it back to the second week of the NCAA tournament, coach John Beilein will admit that, yes, this was a pretty important step for the Wolverines.
''We were really proud that we could get the team to the NCAA tournament in 2009 and get back there in `11. That only can go so far,'' Beilein said. ''You've got to keep getting...
Two words ought to inspire trepidation in the heart of any player driving to the basket: Jeff Withey.
Kansas’s senior center is the defensive stopper for the Jayhawks, the last line in a defense that often doesn’t allow opposing offenses to get that far. But when they do, when an opposing player reaches the rim, he has Withey to deal with. And it’s no picnic.
Withey has blocked...
When the NCAA tournament brackets were released just over a week ago, many had Michigan as a trendy upset pick and VCU as a trendy underdog Final Four team. Michigan handled South Dakota State and VCU by a combined 40 points as it cruised through its opening round games into the Sweet 16.
Michigan, 10-1 all time in the Sweet 16, has gone from an oft-questioned high seeded team to...
Would the 6-foot-10 Mike McGary consider playing football for the Wolverines after Michigan's basketball season is over?
April is a month that Michigan fans have grown to hate. The month has become synonymous not with the end of the season but with attrition.
Manny Harris left after his junior season in 2010 and Darius Morris continued the early entry trend in 2011. Last spring, Trey Burke flirted with the NBA before returning to school while Evan Smotrycz headlined a large group of transfers...
Our weekly feature tracking the performance of Michigan players over two game segments. (Photo: Bryan Fuller)
Mitch McGary: 9 (Last Week: 5.5)
There’s no other way to put it: Mitch McGary had a career game on Saturday. Since taking over the starting job for Jordan Morgan at the beginning of the NCAA tournament, McGary has been awesome. His average over the past two games? 17 points...
Michigan assistant Jeff Meyer chats one-on-one with GoBlueWolverine's Kyle Bogenschutz after the Wolverines punched their ticket to the Sweet 16. Among the topics, Mitch McGary's strong play, Spike Albrecht, and what this team has been waiting for.
Mitch McGary’s breakout NCAA tournament performances has cast Michigan’s Sweet 16 outlook in a much more favorable light. His charge now is to mimic those “monster” efforts against a much bigger and stronger foe in Kansas.
In his weekly appearance on Sports Talk 1050 WTKA, Michigan headman John Beilein discussed his team's path to the Sweet 16, the reemergence of Glenn Robinson III, Mitch McGary's growth into his current role, Jordan Morgan's status, the challenges that Kansas will present, and much much more.