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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.
Opening statement: “We played a very, very talented team today. I just said on my radio show, it’s just like our Arkansas game last year — getting used to that quickness, and that talent, I don’t think we ever got used to it. We gave up 57 percent (shooting for NC State). They’re just so quick to the rim. Their fast break, they run it right down your throat, so we hadn’t seen that and I know we’ll grow from it. Not happy about the 57 percent, the 72 points, but extremely happy to get a win over a high-quality team that will have a good year.”
On Nik Stauskas being such a dynamic scorer: “He’s been that ever
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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 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.
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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!
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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...
1) Nik Stauskas dominates the first half
During his best performance of his young college career — by far — Nik Stauskas showed the Wolverine faithful his full offensive repertoire. The freshman finished with 20 points for the game, and a sizeable portion of that success came from beyond the arc. With Trey Burke’s scoring limited in the first half, Stauskas picked up the offensive...
Michigan coach Brady Hoke says he expects junior Devin Gardner to get a fifth year of eligibility.
Hoke says documentation for Gardner's medical-redshirt request is being sent to the Big Ten.
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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.
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).
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...
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...