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John Beilein met with the media Sunday evening to discuss Michigan’s NCAA tournament draw, South Dakota State and the current state of the Wolverines. Watch Beilein’s press conference in the embedded media player below:
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Michigan coach John Beilein takes the podium after the Wolverines are named the No. 4 seed in the South Region, set to battle No. 13 seed South Dakota State Thursday in Auburn Hills. Beilein also rehashes he Big Ten tournament, discusses his team's mentality, and briefly previews the Jack Rabbits.
Michigan will open the NCAA tournament against South Dakota State on Thursday, March 21st at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
Times and television information are expected to be announced later this evening.
South Dakota State is rated the No. 101 team in the country by KenPom.com. The Jackrabbits tied for the Summit League regular season title with a 25-9 (13-3) record...
Michigan Basketball (26-7, 12-6) earned a 4 seed in the NCAA Tournament and will play South Dakota State (25-9, 13-3) on Thursday at the Palace of Auburn Hills. The Jackrabbits are from the Summit League and are led by senior point guard Nate Wolters, who is the NCAA’s 4th leading scorer at 22.7 points per game.
South Dakota State likes to play a fast paced style...
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Michigan players were available to discuss Michigan’s NCAA tournament draw on Sunday evening. Watch Trey Burke, Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III discuss South Dakota State and more in the embedded media players below.
McGary and Robinson after the jump.
The Michigan Wolverines and South Dakota State Jackrabbits will open the Thursday evening session at The Palace of Auburn Hills, with tip set for 7:15 p.m. ET. The game will be broadcast on CBS.
The VCU-Akron game will follow that game to wrap the first day of action at that site. Saturday will then feature the winner of Michigan State-Valparaiso against the winner of Memphis-Middle...