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Italy Rewind: Caris LeVert

Welcome to “Italy Rewind,” our player-by-player recap and video feature from Michigan’s four-game tour of Italy. Previously: Zak Irvin, Ricky Doyle, Kameron Chatman & Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman Caris LeVert was off of his feet for 16 weeks this summer after undergoing stress fracture surgery on his foot. With only a couple weeks of practice under his belt before Michigan’s...
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Michigan beats Mantova Stings to finish Italian tour undefeated

Michigan faced a better team on Friday, but still pulled away with another exhibition victory. The Wolverines knocked off the Mantova Stings, 96-76, and will leave Italy with a perfect record. Mantova was able to hang around throughout much of the first half and the Wolverines led just 48-43 at the half. The Stings even managed to take the lead, 49-48, early in the third quarter...
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Is Caris Levert Michigan Basketball’s next All-American?

Caris LeVert enters his junior year with a huge role this season replacing the talented Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III. LeVert had a successful season last year as a usual third option, but at the start of this season all eyes will be on LeVert to handle most of the scoring load. Caris averaged just under 13 points last season, but a bigger role is needed to help this young...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Caris LeVert and Aubrey Dawkins talk Italy trip

Caris LeVert and Aubrey Dawkins both met with the media after Michigan’s open practice this afternoon in preparation for their upcoming trip to Italy. LeVert discussed his injury last season, both when it happened and how his recovery is going, while Dawkins discussed his athleticism and how he fits into Michigan’s offense. Watch Dawkins’s interview after the jump including...
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Can Italy trip bring the Michigan basketball team together?

The Michigan basketball team plans a trip to visit and tour Italy next week. John Beilein took his Wolverines to Belgium four years ago and found it extremely successful. Can a trip to Italy bring together this young roster and bring enough preparation for the season? Derrick Walton Coach Beilein has an extremely young roster without a senior leader and a huge role placed upon the...
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Can the Michigan basketball team stay atop the Big 10?

Caris LeVert For two consecutive years, the Michigan basketball program has been a pipeline for early entry in the NBA Draft. Entering last year, Michigan had lost National Player of the Year Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. Even without those two stars, the Wolverines and John Beilein  had an extremely successful year with an outright Big Ten Championship and Elite 8 appearance...
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Caris LeVert listed at 6-foot-7, 200 pounds on latest roster

Caris LeVert in 2012 and 2014 (H/T: @nickbaumgardner) Michigan updated its roster for the second time this month and has now published heights and weights for all incoming freshmen and returning players. Caris LeVert is listed at an impressive 6-foot-7 and 200 pounds after entering college two years ago at 6-foot-5, 165 pounds. LeVert underwent foot surgery this offseason, but...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball outlook for 2014-15

Michigan Basketball has lost five players in the last two years to early entry into the NBA Draft. That speaks volumes about the eye for talent that John Beilein and his staff have and to the way they have developed players. It also raises questions about the outlook for next year’s team. In addition to losing three starters, Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III to early entry ...
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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