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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.
Opening statement: “We’ve had some real pretty wins here, where we did everything right and the ball went in and we just played lights-out. Today, it was all about grit. Michigan State really does a great job defensively and we were going to have to score the ball in different ways and stop them in different ways. Obviously you hate the offensive rebounds we continue to give up, and (Adreian) Payne’s a tough guy to keep off there. He just gets in spots where the space to box him out is so small, you can’t really get anything done. But, the big difference was the 18 turnovers they got to our seven. So, whatever offensive re...
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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 coach John Beilein says the sky is not falling after losing to last-place Penn State.
Beilein does acknowledge that February was not ''kind'' to his team. He's hoping No. 4 Michigan bounces back to beat No. 9 Michigan State on Sunday at home.
The Wolverines lost four of seven games last month after winning 20 of its first 21 games and climbing to No...
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...
At one point during Michigan’s shocking loss to Penn State in Happy Valley, fans watched a visibly frustrated John Beilein get in Nik Stauskas’s face after the freshman presumably missed a defensive assignment. It was a side of Michigan’s coach fans are unfamiliar with — Beilein is more often seen putting his arm around a player and explaining than slamming...
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...
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, [...]
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...
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 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...
Nik Stauskas needed 12 stitches to close a wound above his eye. (Photo: MGoBlog)
Nik Stauskas did not return to Michigan’s win over Michigan State on Sunday after taking an accidental Branden Dawson elbow, and Wolverines coach John Beilein said that there’s no official word on Stauskas’ status moving forward.
Stauskas was rushed to Michigan’s locker room, bleeding profusely...
Despite the Wolverines going 0-12 in triples, Trey Burke makes two super-plays in the last 30 seconds and Michigan beats Spartie!
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...
In his weekly appearance on Sports Talk 1050 WTKA the Wolverines headman discussed his team's recent victory over Michigan State, the defensive improvement, Caris LeVert's emergence, Tret Burke's will, his philosophy on working referees, the health status of Nik Stauskas, Jordan Morgan, Max Bielfeldt, and more.