Originally written on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 11/17/13
John Beilein faced the media after Michigan’s first loss of the 2013-14 season. Watch Beilein’s press conference below or read Beilein’s quotes after the jump. Opening statement: “They really have a good team. What I really like that he’s been able to do is find these nuggets all over to replace, whether it’s a fifth-year guy or a junior college guy, it’s been incredible that he’s been able to find guys to place as pieces in his puzzle. So you’ve got a kid like (Naz) Long, who didn’t even play last year, and now he’s ready to play. So you should be very happy here that you have it rolling and you have a great team and it was a really great thing for us to be a part of today.” On how youth played a role in the loss: “We scored 70 points. Defensively, they’re going to spread you out. They’ve got a kid like Ejim who’s played for years and years in either Canadian basketball or here and he’s just going to attack people and he was a tremendous influence off the perimeter. So w
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