Found November 26, 2012 on UM Hoops:
John Beilein was made available to talk with the media on Monday. The coach spoke about his team’s recent trip to New York City and winning the NIT Tip-Off, as well as what his team will face against NC State. Beilein also reports that Tim Hardaway Jr. is 100% and is good to go for Tuesday. You can watch in the embedded media player below or read the notes and quotes after the jump. Said Michigan has been watching film of NC State since its final game of the tournament on Friday. “They’ve got some great players … They have so much talent. I think it’ll be an exciting atmosphere here.” Tim Hardaway Jr. is “fine.” He participated fully in practice and is 100 percent going forward. On raising the Big Ten banner: “When you look at how long it took us to raise a banner, it’s a good feeling.” On if he’ll allow himself to enjoy it as it goes up: “(laughs) Probably not.” “I think when you’re all done coaching and you look back at all your teams, I think yo...

Video & Quotes: John Beilein talks win over NC State

John Beilein spoke to the media after his team’s victory against NC State at the Crisler Center on Tuesday. Beilein talked about Michigan doing its part in the Big Ten-ACC Challenge, the emergence of Nik Stauskas, Trey Burke’s complete performance and much more. You can watch the full press conference using the embedded media player below or read notes and quotes after the jump...

Michigan basketball stays unbeaten, knocks off NC State, 79-72

The # 3 ranked Michigan Wolverines (6-0) knocked off #18 NC State (4-2) 79-72, doing their part in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Michigan tried to pull away from the Wolfpack a few times but the talented NC State team kept fighting until the final whistle. The win is a solid one for Michigan as NC State represented the highest ranked team Michigan will see during the non-conference...

Michigan Basketball to host NC State in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Michigan Basketball will host NC State on Tuesday night as part of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Tip off is scheduled for 7:30pm and the game will be televised on ESPN. The Wolverines enter the game with a spotless 5-0 record and are fresh off an NIT Season Tip off championship. The Wolfpack began the season as a Top 5 team, but have stumbled out of the gate. They were thrashed by Oklahoma...

Video & Quotes: Tim Hardaway Jr., Nik Stauskas look ahead to NC State

Nik Stauskas and Tim Hardaway Jr. were available to speak with the media on Monday afternoon. They discussed Michigan’s upcoming match-up with NC State, hanging the Big Ten Championship banner, and more. You can watch the players in the embedded media players below with content (and quotes) continuing after the jump. Tim Hardaway Jr.: On NC State: “We’re expecting a battle...

Michigan 79, NC State 72

Michigan’s looked to be in cruise control against No. 18 North Carolina State but nearly let a big lead slip away before barely holding on down the stretch for a 79-72 win. Nik Stauskas led Michigan with 20 points but he had plenty of support. Trey Burke added a double double with 18 points and 11 assists while Tim Hardaway Jr. and  Glenn Robinson III also reached double figures...

Nik Stauskas Scores 20, Michigan Takes Down NC State in Big Ten/ACC Challenge: Videos

Sharp-shooting freshman Nik Stauskas came off the bench to pour in 20 points as the third-ranked Michigan Wolverines held off N.C. State. Continue reading →

Stauskas Named B1G Freshman of the Week

Nik Stauskas averaged 12.5 ppg to help Michigan win its first NIT Season Tip-Off title, and for his efforts has been named Big Ten Freshman of the Week.

GBW Michigan/NC State Analysis (video)

GoBlueWolverine's Andre Barthwell and Kyle Bogenschutz convene on the Crisler Center floor to discuss Michigan's 79-72 win over NC State Tuesday evening as part of the ACC/B1G Challenge. The duo touch down Trey Burke's steady play, Nik Stauskas hot hand, and more!

Video: Nik Stauskas, Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. react to win over NC State

Nik Stauskas, Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. met with the media after Michigan’s seven point win over No. 18 NC State. Stauskas scored a team high 20 points while Burke notched a double double with 18 points and a career high 12 assists. Watch the videos in the embedded media players below (continued after the jump).

Game 6: NC State at Michigan Open Thread

Photo: Dustin Johnston Michigan looks to stay perfect tonight as it faces its first top-25 foe of the season in No. 18 ranked NC State. The first marquee home game for the new-look Wolverines will also pay homage to last year’s team as the 2011-12 Big Ten Championship banner is unveiled before game time (scheduled for 7:15 p.m.). Tip off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. with Mike Tirico...

Previewing Michigan

Led by point guard Trey Burke, Michigan is one of the top teams in the country. Here is a quick preview of tonight's opponent.

Pack falls at No. 3 Michigan, 79-72

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Trey Burke had 18 points and 11 assists, and No. 3 Michigan held off a late rally by No. 18 North Carolina State in a 79-72 victory Tuesday night.

Tuesday Links: Big Ten-ACC Challenge, Early Season Stats, Chris Webber

NCB – Michigan Wolverines thrive on the inside – ESPN – Michigan turned John Gasaway into a believer last week in New York City: “That was then. Now when I look at Hardaway I see a star capable of carrying his team all the way to Atlanta in April.” Top 25 Polls — UM – Michigan is up to No. 3 in both polls after leap frogging Ohio State – we also now have...

U-M beats NC-State 79-72 in B1G/ACC Challenge

Michigan took a 7 point lead at the half behind Nik Stauskas' 13 points, then played the Wolfpack even in the second stanza to win by 7, 79-72.

Five (too early) statistical takeaways through five games

Photo: Dustin Johnston It’s too early to draw any real conclusions after five games, but it’s safe enough to start to observe a few trends. Michigan has looked very good, good enough to move its Ken Pomeroy rating up from 12th to 6th. The Wolverines rank 4th in offensive efficiency and 15th in defensive efficiency thus far and have impressed against both mid-major and high-major...
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