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Tim Hardaway Jr., Trey Burke and Jon Horford met with the media after Michigan’s 100-62 win over Slippery Rock on Friday evening. Hardaway led the way with a double-double of 25 points and 10 rebounds while Burke added 21 points and eight assists. Jon Horford saw his first action of the season while recovering from a knee injury.
Burke and Horford after the jump.
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Elsewhere in the college basketball world there will be games at military bases and aircraft carriers but Michigan will open its season in Ann Arbor. The Wolverines host Slippery Rock, a school most associated with scoreboard updates at Michigan stadium, to begin the 2012-13 campaign. The Wolverines were nearly flawless in exhibition play and hope to carry...
1. Tim Hardaway Jr. starts the game strong
Michigan looked a bit lifeless to begin Friday’s game. Burke and Robinson both missed early jumpers and Slippery Rock was aggressive and built early confidence. Hardaway was the exception to the slow Michigan start. He opened the game with a great pass to Jordan Morgan for a smooth finish and then began looking for his own offense. Hardaway...
Josh Bartelstein and Jordan Morgan met with the media this afternoon ahead of Michigan’s season opener against Slippery Rock on Friday. Bartelstein discussed what it meant to be named a captain and how he looks to embrace the role. Morgan discussed the team’s growth in practice thus far and his thoughts on Bartelstein as a captain.
Find notes and quotes from Bartelstein’s...
John Beilein previewed Michigan’s season opener against Slippery Rock this afternoon with the media. Beilein made it clear that he won’t overlook the Division II opener and also relayed some injury news. Freshman guard Nik Stauskas is dealing with back spasms and is “probably questionable” while Jon Horford is expected to be in the rotation Friday.
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No. 5 Michigan opens its season tomorrow against Slippery Rock. Coach John Beilein discussed The Rock and the Wolverines focus going into their first game of 2012-13. Beilein also discussed the lineup and rotations to start the season, Stauskas’ injury situation, Burke and Albrecht playing in the same back court, and more. ***Full Video of the Press conference included***
Who: Slippery Rock (0-0) at Michigan (0-0)
Where: Crisler Center (Ann Arbor, MI)
When: 8:30 p.m., Friday, November 9th, 2012
TV: BTN.com/MGoBlue All-Access
More: Beilein preview video; Morgan, Bartelstein previews
Slippery Rock isn’t the grandiose season opening opponent that many had hoped for to christen the newly renovated Crisler Center...
Photo: Dustin Johnston
Michigan 100, Slippery Rock 62
For about 10 minutes, Slippery Rock looked like a team ready to provide a challenge for No. 5 ranked Michigan. The Rock played physical basketball, didn’t look overmatched and hit some early shots to hang around. Eventually Michigan’s talent and depth was just too much for its Division II foe. The Wolverines stretched their...
John Beilein addressed the media on Friday evening after watching his team score 100 points, for the first time since 2007, in the season opener. Beilein discussed Tim Hardaway Jr.’s monster day, Jon Horford’s return from energy, Trey Burke’s night and much more. Watch Beilein’s press conference in the embedded media player below or find highlighted quotes after the jump...
For once, Michigan fans cheered a loss by Slippery Rock.
Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 25 points, surpassing 1,000 for his career, and the No. 5 Wolverines opened their season with a 100-62 win over Slippery Rock on Friday night. The matchup was noteworthy because of the unusual kinship between the schools stemming from Michigan's tradition of announcing Slippery Rock scores at football...
Trey Burke receives much of the attention, but Tim Hardaway Jr. proved in the season opener that Michigan has other weapons, too.
The duo looks to stay hot when the fifth-ranked Wolverines host IUPUI in the first round of the NIT Season Tip-Off on Monday night.
Burke flirted with bolting for the NBA after helping Michigan win a share of the Big Ten title as a freshman. His return...
Michigan junior shooting guard Tim Hardaway Jr. and sophomore point guard Trey Burke are tremendous college basketball players in their own right. Together, they form one of the most formidable and productive backcourts in the country.
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After seven-and-a-half long months of waiting, the Michigan basketball season finally begins tonight as the Wolverines welcome the Rockets of Division II Slippery Rock to the newly-renovated Crisler Center. Because Slippery Rock is not in Division I, this game will technically not count in Michigan’s RPI or Strength of Schedule calculations at the end of the season, but anything...
Tim Hardaway Jr. led U-M with 25 points (5-5 in tre's) and 10 rebounds as Michigan crushed Slippery Rock.
College basketball is starting today. So it is time for my 2012-13 preseason All American teams. I already gave me All Conference teams but now it is time to find out who are the top players in the country this season. Check it out below to see who made the cut.
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