Found January 12, 2013 on UM Hoops:
John Beilein spoke with the media on Saturday in preparation for his team’s matchup against Ohio State in Columbus on Sunday. You can watch the full press conference using the embedded media player below or read selected notes and quotes after the jump. Opening statement: “It was good for us to have to have, for the first time in a long time, a three-day window between games. The players got to recuperate, the coaches got to go through the Nebraska game and clean up a lot of things we need to discuss. We really had a great skill period of practice yesterday where we did some things that Ohio State likes to do, but we also focused on ourselves more and what we need to do better. It’s going to be a great game tomorrow: 1:30, national T.V. Great team, that is very difficult to beat on their home court. We’re going to have to play really well.” On how his team improved on the road last season and if he’s carried anything over from that: “No, not really.” Beilein said road games in th...

Notes, quotes from John Beilein on Big Ten teleconference

John Beilein joined the rest of the Big Ten coaches on a conference call on Monday. Beilein discussed his team’s tough loss to Ohio State, what it’s like playing in the Big Ten with five freshmen and more. You can read selected notes and quotes below. Opening statement: “We had an exciting game in Columbus yesterday. We didn’t come out with the win we had hoped to have, but...

Video & Quotes: John Beilein recaps loss at Ohio State

John Beilein faced the media after Michigan’s three point loss at Ohio State. Watch the coach’s press conference in the embedded media player below or read highlighted quotes after the jump. “Watching film and watching them today, Ohio State is a really, really good defensive team. And you are watching a team that plays defense, buys into it and then very skilled defenders...

Beilein, Michigan ready for road test

Michigan coach John Beilein talks about today’s game, but he isn’t willing to talk in-depth about his Wolverines’ 16-0 start to the season because in his eyes, “What have we done yet?” With Ohio State waiting in Columbus, what could be done today would be impressive.

Michigan basketball drops 1st game of season at OSU

The #2 ranked Michigan basketball team, with a chance to become the nation’s new #1, didn’t have enough in the tank against the Ohio State Buckeyes. Thad Matta’s team handed the Wolverines their first loss and came away with a 56-53 win. The first half ambush that OSU employed against Michigan was the first time all year that a very young Michigan team looked just that –...

Michigan Basketball to play at Ohio State on Sunday

The #2 ranked Michigan Basketball team will play at #14 Ohio State on Sunday. Tip is scheduled for 1:37pm and the game will be televised on CBS. Michigan has cruised to a 16-0 start this season and they have done it in very impressive fashion. The Wolverines are being hailed by many as the best offensive team in the country. Michigan averages 1.25 points per possession which leads...

Game 17: Michigan at Ohio State Open Thread

Dustin Johnston Michigan is the lone undefeated team remaining in the nation and will put its record on the line at Ohio State this afternoon. A win would mark the Wolverines best start in program history and almost assuredly give Michigan a No. 1 ranking on Monday. Tip off is scheduled for 1:37 p.m. on CBS with Tim Brando and Clark Kellogg on the call. Join in the discussion before...

Ohio State 56, Michigan 53

Michigan’s perfect start to the season came crashing down as the Wolverines were ran off the court early in Columbus and could never fully recover. Ohio State opened the game on a 26-6 run and John Beilein’s team was forced to play catch up for the final 30 minutes. While Michigan made a valiant effort and was able to tie the game at 46 in the second half but it wasn’t enough...

Michigan-Ohio State no longer ‘personal’ for Trey Burke

Dustin Johnston Last year around this time, Michigan and Trey Burke took a road trip to Columbus to play Ohio State. Back then, Burke was still a wide-eyed freshman; Michigan was ranked No. 20 in the AP and searching for national respect; Ohio State was as good as ever, ranked No. 4 and looking to make a statement against its neighbors to the north. My, how things have changed. Far...

Playing on Hometown Stage “Big” for Burke

Michigan sophomore point guard Trey Burke will lead his Wolverines into Columbus Sunday to take on the #15 Ohio State Buckeyes. On the line for Michigan is a record setting start to the season and a #1 ranking in the national polls. Fitting for Burke that the game will take place in the city he calls home.

Video: Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. react to Ohio State loss

Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. addressed the media this afternoon after Michigan’s three point loss at Ohio State. Watch both players in the embedded media player below:
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