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John Beilein, Jordan Morgan, and Tim Hardaway Jr. were all available to the media on Tuesday to preview Michigan’s match-up with Purdue in West Lafayette on Wednesday. Beilein indicated that Nik Stauskas has been cleared to play after sustaining a nasty elbow from Branden Dawson against Michigan State. You can watch the full presser using the embedded media player below. Hardaway and Morgan are after the jump.
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John Beilein met with media during his post-game press conference after Michigan’s 80-75 win over Purdue in West Lafayette. You can watch using the embedded media player below or read selected notes and quotes after the jump.
Opening statement: “I think I said to our press last week that one of the keys to winning on the road is at least get off to a good start. I thought...
John Beilein joined the rest of the Big Ten coaches on the weekly teleconference on Monday morning. You can read selected notes and quotes from the call below.
On Nik Stauskas’s health: “I have no update yet. He wasn’t fine, he had a pretty good gash over his eye, and it was pretty swollen when he left (the arena). I have no update I can share with you yet, let’s just...
Michigan basketball (24-5, 11-5), ranked #7 in the country, will take their act to West Lafayette on Wednesday night for their final road game of the year at Purdue. Tip is set for 7 pm eastern and the game will be aired on the Big Ten Network.
To be clear, Michigan fans one and all will be thrilled that the 2012-13 road slate is coming to a close. The Wolverines are 17-0 at home...
Michigan Basketball (25-5, 12-5) pulled out a hard fought 80-75 victory at Purdue (14-16, 7-10) on Wednesday night. The Wolverines were able to overcome a career day by Terone Johnson, who scored 32 points, and kept their Big Ten title hopes alive.
How the game was won
Michigan opened up an early 12 point lead, but Purdue stormed back behind 13 first half points from...
It was exactly the type of game that John Beilein's Michigan team had seemed incapable of winning.
The Wolverines missed every 3-pointer they took and were stuck in a bruising struggle against a physical Michigan State team. Then, in the final minute, Trey Burke made perhaps Michigan's biggest play of the season - on defense.
Burke's steal and dunk put the Wolverines...
Joe Rexrode breaks down the film to see how Michigan scored 44 points in the paint. The answer: a lot of dunks and layups in the halfcourt:
So you’ve got 12 baskets, 11 dunks or layups. Just two off MSU turnovers in transition. Three more in transition off MSU misses. And six dunks/layups in the halfcourt, against an MSU defense that did a great job off contesting three-point shots...
Michigan coach John Beilein updates the status of freshman guard Nik Stauskas after leaving Sunday’s game vs. Michigan State and looks to today's road trip to Purdue.
Trey Burke put Michigan on his back to down the stretch to lead Michigan to a comeback victory at Purdue. Burke finished with 26 points, 22 in the second half, and seven assists to just one turnover in the Michigan win. Watch what Burke along with teammates Nik Stauskas and Tim Hardaway Jr., who both hit critical shots in Michigan’s comeback, had to say in the embedded media player...
Mitch Mitch McGary reflects upon Michigan's gritty 58-57 victory over Michigan State. The freshman big man discussed his tough "gritty not pretty" play, His offensive aggressiveness, the collective defensive improvement, and much much more.
Trey Burke made big play after big play during Michigan’s 58-57 victory over Michigan State, but what he said before, during, and after that memorable contest may wind up being just as huge by season’s end.
Michigan’s teetering Big Ten title hopes were rejuvenated on Tuesday evening as Ohio State won at Purdue. Michigan has to win at Purdue and against Indiana on Sunday to claim a share of the title for the second consecutive year.
The Indiana game will draw the headlines but tonight’s match-up at Purdue won’t come easy. The Wolverines have lost four consecutive...
Tim Hardaway Jr. reflects on the win over Michigan State, the effort by he and his teammates defensively, and how they were able to bounce back after the disappointing loss Wednesday.
Michigan finally demonstrated the toughness its coach was looking for in a huge win over the weekend.
The seventh-ranked Wolverines may need a similar approach to shake off their road funk Wednesday night when they play Purdue, where they have lost six of seven.
Michigan (24-5, 11-5 Big Ten) had been 4-1 in road games before losing their last four - all in February. The Wolverines...
Michigan has won a lot of games this season but the wins have rarely come ugly. The beautiful offense and lopsided score lines look great to pad a resume but...