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Zack Novak might be playing basketball overseas but he’s still been keeping up with this year’s Michigan team. Novak is playing for Zwolle Landstede in the Dutch Basketball League and leading his team in scoring at 17 points per game. We caught up with Novak to discuss his emotions when seeing the Big Ten Championship banner unveiled in the rafters of Crisler Center and pick his brain about this year’s Michigan team. He’s also launching a contest with an opportunity to win a signed jersey.
What were your emotions seeing the Big Ten Championship banner hung in the rafters at Crisler on Tuesday night? Obviously you couldn’t be there but its something that you were so pivotal in building.
I think I finally got to watch the video at about 3 am over here. It obviously wasn’t the same as being there in person would have been, but it was still a pretty cool moment to watch the banner go up in the rafters. Something like that makes you think about everything the program went through in th...
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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 is ranked #3 in the nation with a 6-0 record and will play their first true road game of the year on Saturday at Bradley. The game will tip at 4 eastern and be televised on ESPNU.
The Bradley Braves are 5-1 in the early going after a horrific 7-25 record a season ago. The teams that Bradley has knocked off in the early going are a who’s-who of who cares: Eastern...
John Beilein came before the media on Friday to talk about his team’s upcoming game against Bradley, what he saw from the Wolverines in their game against NC State and whether he might be making a tweak to Michigan’s starting lineup. You can watch using the embedded media player below or read selected notes and quotes after the jump.
Opening statement: “We really have our...
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...
Max Bielfeldt, redshirt freshman forward and a Peoria, Ill. native, spoke with the media Friday about what it will be like playing against his hometown team, how it feels to finally have shoes that fit him and more. You can watch using the embedded media player below or read selected notes and quotes after the jump.
On how having really wide feet has affected his shoe selection...
Michigan had its most impressive offensive showing of the year versus North Carolina State, but John Beilein says his team can still perform better. In his weekly appearance on Sports Talk 1050 WTKA the Wolverines headman discussed plans to add a low post element to the attack, the growth of Nik Stauskas and Mitch McGary, defensive versatility, the upcoming match up with Bradley, and more.
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...
Sharp-shooting freshman Nik Stauskas came off the bench to pour in 20 points as the third-ranked Michigan Wolverines held off N.C. State. Continue reading →
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).
This is the first addition of a new feature, what we’re calling Form Tracker. The season is a grind and we’ll be evaluating each Michigan player’s individual contribution over the week that was on a scale of 1 through 10 — 1 being a horrible week, 10 being near perfect. Borrowing an idea that stems from soccer, we’ll keep track of trends while we chart...
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!
Michigan put on an offensive clinic for much of Tuesday night’s victory over North Carolina State, and the teachers were Trey Burke and Nik Stauskas.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Trey Burke had 18 points and 11 assists, and No. 3 Michigan held off a late rally by No. 18 North Carolina State in a 79-72 victory Tuesday night.