Posted April 07, 2013 on
Michigan coach John Beilein built a career around recruiting and coaching up hard working, mostly overlooked, versatile basketball players to fit his unique system. Now at Michigan, on the eve of playing for a national championship, the system is still in place, the players are just on another level.
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John Beilein and Bacari Alexander were available at Michigan’s locker room after the Wolverines lost to Louisville in the championship game on Monday evening. Watch Michigan’s head coach and his assistant discuss the loss in the embedded media players below.
Alexander after the jump.
After Michigan 82-76 defeat to the Louisville Cardinals in the national championship game, John Beilein made his way back to the locker room to address the media. The Wolverines headman discussed his team's performance, what this year's journey means for the program moving forward, the presence of the Fab Five in the stands, and more.
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The shot went in, Michigan fans lost their collective mind. The Wolverines won in overtime.
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John Beilein, Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Spike Albrecht were on the podium for Michigan after its championship game loss to Louisville. Read comments from Beilein and his players in the transcript below.
COACH BEILEIN: I’ve had a lot of really good teams over the years, some emotional locker rooms. That one was as emotional, or most emotional we’ve ever...
Watch John Beilein, Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. discuss Michigan’s upcoming game against Syracuse at today’s press conference.
Watch Michigan’s press conference after its five point win over Syracuse on Saturday night as John Beilein, Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Mitch McGary face the media on the podium.
Read the full transcript here.