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Mitch McGary scored 11 points in Michigan’s one-point win over Michigan State on Sunday afternoon while Tim Hardaway Jr. tied Jordan Morgan for a team high seven rebounds. Watch both players in the embedded media player below:
Hardaway after the jump.
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Michigan basketball (24-5, 11-4) won an instant classic on Sunday afternoon against the Michigan State Spartans (22-7, 11-5), 58-57. Two late game steals by National Player of the Year candidate Trey Burke kept the Wolverines from blowing a 10-point 2nd half lead. With all of the offensive prowess that Burke displays, those two swipes may go down as his career highlights.
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 and Caris LeVert both had strong performances in Michigan’s rematch victory over Michigan State. Burke led all scorers with 21 points, including the decisive steal and dunk, while LeVert stepped in for an injured Nik Stauskas with 11 points off of the bench. Watch both players in the embedded media players below:
LeVert after the jump.
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...
John Beilein was available during his post-game press conference to talk about his team’s 58-57 win over Michigan State. He mentioned that he had not received any news about Nik Stauskas regarding a potential concussion resulting from the elbow Stauskas took in the first half. You can watch the full presser below or read selected notes and quotes after the jump.
GoBlueWolverine's Andre Barthwell and Kyle Bogenschutz discuss Michigan's performance on the defensive end, the key play of freshmen Caris LeVert and Mitch McGary, as well as Trey Burke, who made the two biggest plays of the game to secure a win for the Wolverines.
The Michigan Wolverines got the bounce-back win they were looking for, beating their in-state rival, Michigan State Spartans, 58-57 on Sunday afternoon. The already crowded table in the Big Ten Conference just got tighter. In the fall of 2012, Michigan played Michigan State in football. The Wolverines didn’t score a touchdown but managed to win, [...]
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...
Michigan limped into Sunday’s Michigan State rematch on life support. The Wolverines had been through the rigors of a treacherous Big Ten stretch and the after effects dragged them into an upset loss at Penn State. With Michigan State, which led by 31 points with 1:27 to play in the first meeting, coming to town there was little confidence among Wolverine faithful...
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.
Despite the Wolverines going 0-12 in triples, Trey Burke makes two super-plays in the last 30 seconds and Michigan beats Spartie!
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.
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...