Found February 25, 2012 on UM Hoops:
Zack Novak, Stu Douglass and Trey Burke all met with the media after Michigan’s disappointing home loss on senior night. Watch the interviews in the embedded media players below. Novak and Burke after the jump.

Gym rats make Blue cool again

Despite growing up in the basketball hotbed state of Indiana, neither Stu Douglass nor Zack Novak received a scholarship offer from any Big Ten school other than Michigan. Douglass was ranked merely as a two-star prospect by Novak wasn't even ranked that high. But here they are, about to play in their final home game for the Wolverines Saturday night against Purdue...

Senior Day Gallery: Zack Novak

Both of Michigan’s senior captains, Zack Novak and Stu Douglass, will be honored during their final home game on Saturday evening. In honor of both careers, we take a look back at some of the most memorable photographs, videos and moments throughout their journeys from high school to the present. Full gallery after the jump. Stu Douglass gallery here.

Novak Was Close to Not Playing College Ball

Michigan Senior G/F Zack Novak has developed into a Cinderella story during his time in Ann Arbor -- from afterthought recruit to a three-year captain helping Michigan basketball regain its national prominence.

Douglass: “I came to Michigan to Win” (Video)

Senior night started off special with introductions and acknowledgements of the accomplishments of Michigan’s four seniors. Unfortunately, the night didn’t end the way the Wolverines wanted, a 75-61 loss to Purdue. Despite that disappointment, Michigan’s senior captains saw the big picture. Said Stu Douglass, “I didn’t come to Michigan to win on senior night, I came to...

U-M's Burke wins sixth Big Ten freshman of the week award

Trey Burke, the Michigan basketball team's freshman point guard, won another award today, being named the Big Ten freshman of the week for the sixth time this season and the second consecutive week.

Michigan's Trey Burke likely in line for Big Ten freshman of the year

Despite contending for the Big Ten title, Michigan is not loaded with potential conference award winners. The most likely candidate is Trey Burke, who has become No. 11 U-M's everyman as a freshman and is battling Indiana's Cody Zeller for Big Ten freshman of the year. Burke is the most reliable player. Even during his off shooting nights, he finds a way to impact the game.

Purdue Postgame Wrap (Video)

Purdue ruined the celebration senior night in Ann Arbor Saturday, as they earned a much needed victory at the Wolverines expense, 75-61. GBW's Kyle Bogenschutz and Dre Barthwell discuss the Boilermakers hot shooting, the legacy of Stu Douglass and Zack Novak, a look at the final week of regular season, and more.

Purdue-Michigan Preview

While helping transform Michigan into a Big Ten title contender in his fifth season as coach, John Beilein has the program on the verge of finishing unbeaten at home for the first time in 35 years. Only one potentially desperate team stands in the way. The 11th-ranked Wolverines look to keep pace in the chase for the regular-season conference title Saturday when it hosts Purdue...

Game 29: Purdue at Michigan Open Thread

Photos: Dustin Johnston Michigan takes on Purdue this evening in its final home game of the 2011-12 season. The Wolverines look to remain perfect at home and keep their Big Ten championship hopes alive. Students are on spring break but the game is sold out and Michigan’s seniors will be honored before tip-off at 5:43 p.m.. Gus Johnson and Jim Jackson have the call on the Big...

Michigan Looks to Continue Home Dominance against Purdue

One month ago, Michigan was still looking for its first conference road win of the season. The Wolverines had just lost by two at Arkansas, and a tough road trip to West Lafayette was just three days away. The Maize and Blue played another two-point game against the Boilermakers, but this time they came out on top. Since that win at Mackey Arena, Michigan’s only losses have come...

Game 29: Purdue at Michigan Preview

Basics Who: Purdue (18-10, 8-7) at No. 13 Michigan (21-7, 11-4 B10) Where: Crisler Center (Ann Arbor, MI) When: 6:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, February 24th, 2012 TV: BTN / BTN2Go Radio: MGoBlue, 950AM, 102.9 FM, Sirius/XM 91 More: With 258 games and 185 starts between them, Zack Novak and Stu Douglass will take the Crisler Center floor for the final time on Saturday...

Five Key Plays: Purdue at Michigan

1. 12-2 Purdue start Everything about this game felt wrong from the start. The energy in the building was noticeably lacking without students (who were on spring break) and Michigan got off to a dreadful start on the court as well. Purdue’s offense was getting easy layups as Michigan’s defense broke down and the Wolverines missed a handful of open looks to begin the game. Novak...

Purdue 75 – #13 Michigan 61

Final 1st 2nd Total #13 Michigan (21-8, 11-5) 28 33 61 Purdue (19-10, 9-7) 32 43 75 Zack Novak hit four threes on Senior Night, but it wasn't enough (photo by Carlos Osorio, AP) A day that began as festive with Zack Novak, Stu Douglass, and Corey Person being honored on Senior Night turned sour pretty quickly as Michigan dug itself a hole that it couldn’t climb out of...

2014 Intro: Sean O’Mara

Sean O’Mara is a 6-foot-8, 210-pound center out of Benet Academy in Lisle, Illinois. The sophomore has become a rather hot commodity in recent months and has already visited several big name schools, including Wisconsin, Northwestern, Purdue and Michigan. As it stands now, O’Mara said that Michigan is number one on his list although he still has plenty of time until he makes...
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