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Inside the Offense: Wide Pin Down

John Beilein was voted best offensive coach in the country by his peers in an anonymous poll by CBS Sports. In honor of Beilein’s offense, we enlisted the help of Gibson Pyper of HalfCourtHoops (@HalfCourtHoops) to break down some of Beilein’s most effective sets. Today we look at Michigan’s wide pin down action.  Previously: Early Dribble Hand Off Here are Pyper’s thoughts...
Via UM Hoops
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Inside the Offense: Early Hand Off

John Beilein was voted best offensive coach in the country by his peers in an anonymous poll by CBS Sports. In honor of Beilein’s offense, we enlisted the help of Gibson Pyper of HalfCourtHoops (@HalfCourtHoops) to break down some of Beilein’s most effective sets. Today we start with the early dribble hand off. This is a great set to examine because it shows how effective Michigan...
Via UM Hoops
8 days ago  |  Discuss

CBS: Michigan coach John Beilein voted ‘best offensive mind’ by his peers

We already knew Michigan head basketball coach John Beilein had one of the best offensive minds in college basketball. But does he have thee best? I guess it depends who you ask but according to the CBS’ Candid Coaches series, 16.9 percent of 100 division I coaches polled thought the Michigan head coach had the best offensive mind which was good for the majority. Beilein was...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan announces 2015-16 non-conference schedule

Michigan formally announced its 2015-16 non-conference schedule this morning. The non-conference schedule is highlighted by a trip to the Bahamas for the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament which also features Gonzaga, Syracuse, Texas, Texas A&M, UConn, Washington and Charlotte. The Wolverines will also host Xavier as part of the inaugural Gavitt Games and travel to face North Carolina...
Via UM Hoops
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Notebook: John Beilein tracking in-state duo; Te’Jon Lucas, Amir Coffey emerging

John Beilein tracked Cassius Winston and Miles Bridges closely at the Nike Global Challenge during the second week of the July evaluation period. Beilein was in Chicago at the event watching the duo play together throughout the weekend, usually with an assistant. at his side. Cassius Winston’s best performance at the event came in the third-place game as he scored 21 points...
Via UM Hoops
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball Recruiting: The Battle for Tyus Battle

Coming off the heartbreak of missing out on Jaylen Brown, a top recruit for the 2015 class, Michigan turns their eyes towards the future. They have already received commitments from big men, Jon Teske and Austin Davis. However, another top recruit has lit up their radar. Ranked Tyus Battle (photo credit: number 14 overall by Rivals, Tyus Battle is a highly touted...
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball recruiting: Austin Davis commits

Michigan Basketball picked up a commitment from 2016 big man, Austin Davis (6-10, 260) on Thursday. He is one of those players the coaching staff talks about as he was “kicking down the door to get into Michigan”. Upon receiving his offer, he wasted no time and committed within the hour. Hailing from Onsted, Michigan, Davis might be a little under the radar for some fans, but...
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

John Beilein goes off on ESPN for late tip-off time

Last night, tip-off of the final of the Legends Classic between Villanova and Michigan got pushed back 15 minutes, to 10:15 PM ET because of a football game between Ohio and Miami (OH). The game aired on ESPN2 and was an extremely close contest until Villanova ultimately came away with a 60-55 win, thanks to this sick block by JayVaughn Pinkston (which I could watch all day, but...
Via Awful Announcing
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

John Beilein upset with ESPN for late start time to game

Games starting at 10pm ET? Ridiculous. Staying up until after midnight does no fan any good, and it’s all ESPN’s fault The evil four-letter network is ruining the games we all love. At least those are some of the rants we’ve heard from fans in the past regarding football and basketball game times fit to television windows and not fan convenience. After Tuesday night’s loss...
Via Talking 10
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

John Beilein Is Very Angry That ESPN Pushed Michigan-Villanova Back To 10:15 On Tuesday Night

Despite playing in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center last night, a basketball game between Michigan and Villanova did not tip until 10:15 p.m. ET. The final game of the Legends Classic was delayed by 15 minutes due to a long-running football game before it, and Michigan head coach John Beilein is not happy about the situation. He went on a long rant about the issue after the game....
Via College Spun
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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