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John Beilein spoke with the media during his post-game press conference after his team’s 62-47 win over Nebraska. Beilein addressed the slow pace of the game, how the experience will help Michigan moving forward and how it feels to be 16-0, tying the best start in Michigan history. Beilein also said Jon Horford could have played, and he may play on Sunday if he does well in practice. You can watch the full presser using the embedded media player below or read selected notes and quotes after the jump.
Opening Statement: “You may not believe this, but I thought that was a great win. We told our team there are so many things that stats will tell you that would back up my statement, if you coached long, and knew what the young men went through tonight. We talked to them all about it. You’re going to have games where you can’t make a shot, you can’t make a foul shot, the ball bounces the other team’s way, they get a hot shooter — (Ray) Gallegos was terrific at keeping them in the game ...
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Michigan Basketball (15-0, 2-0) will look to remain perfect when they host Nebraska on Wednesday night. Tip off is scheduled for 7pm and the game will be televised on the Big Ten Network.
Nebraska comes to town with a 9-6 record and they are 0-2 in Big Ten play. The Huskers best win was a 63-51 victory over USC on December 3rd. They have three players averaging double figures in...
On Wednesday night, Michigan Basketball improved to 16-0, 2-0 with a 62-47 win over Nebraska at Crisler Center. The win ties the school record for best start to a season. The 1985-86 team also started 16-0. For our game recap click here: Michigan Basketball vs Nebraska.
Our photographer, Todd White, was on hand and here are some photos from the game.
Michigan basketball (16-0, 3-0) picked up what turned out to be a very scrappy win against a Nebraska team that pushed the Wolverines all night long. A strong second half by the Wolverines eventually led them to a 62-47 win. The perfect 16-0 start matches the best beginning to a season in school history, tying the 1985-86 Wolverines’ effort.
How They Won
The outcome of this game...
John Beilein, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Caris LeVert met with the media earlier this afternoon to discuss Michigan’s upcoming game against Nebraska. John Beilein shared the most notable news of the day, that Jon Horford had resumed practicing full court and could be ready to play for Wednesday night’s game against Nebraska.
Hardaway and LeVert after the jump.
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Our weekly feature tracking the performance of Michigan players over the last week’s action.
Glenn Robinson III: 9 (Last Week: 7.5)
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Glenn Robinson III, Trey Burke, and Mitch McGary met with the media after Michigan’s 15 point win over Nebraska kept the Wolverines perfect record in order.
Burke and McGary after the jump.
Sooner or later it was bound to happen. Michigan had a bad shooting night. Entering their third conference game against Nebraska, the Wolverines’ worst individual...
Michigan played Nebraska’s game but still managed to escape with a 62-47 victory. The Cornhuskers slowed the game to a crawl while the Wolverines put forth their worst shooting performance of the season (by a wide margin). The win was ugly, especially for a team that wants to be considered among the nation’s best, but the result counts the same
Michigan looks to match its best start in program history with a home game against Nebraska tonight. Tip off is scheduled for 7 p.m. on the Big Ten Network with Kevin Kugler and Greg Kelser on the call.
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Game 16: Nebraska at Michigan Preview
Notebook: Caris LeVert...
Paced by a potent offense, Michigan has a very good chance to match the best start in the program's history before its Big Ten schedule gets increasingly tougher.
The second-ranked Wolverines try for a 16th consecutive victory to open the season while visiting Nebraska hopes to avoid its second straight 0-3 conference start Wednesday night.
Averaging 90.2 points and shooting...
Early Brackets: ESPN, CBS & SI– Michigan is a No. 1 seed in the Midwest region in all three brackets updated this week.
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