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Zak Irvin expected to return by start of season

The Michigan Wolverines men’s basketball team received some good news last night, as coach John Beilein announced that star guard Zak Irvin is expected to return to the hardwood by the start of the regular season. Brendan F. Quinn of reported Beilein’s announcement. Irvin had back surgery last month, on September 9 to be specific, and has an estimated recovery time...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Inside Michigan’s first practice of 2015-16

Michigan opened the doors to the media for the first hour of practice on Friday afternoon and here’s a first look at some of the returning Wolverines as well as incoming German freshman Moritz Wagner. Watch 10 minutes of practice footage in the embedded media player above. More from practice: Photo Gallery: Michigan’s First Practice 2015-16 Video & Quotes: John Beilein...
Via UM Hoops
3 days ago  |  Discuss

John Beilein: ‘Aubrey Dawkins Has Made Biggest Jump This Offseason’

Aubrey Dawkins showed glimpses of his huge potential late in the season for the Wolverines with his ability to shoot the three-ball and jump-out-of-the-gym. While only averaging 7 ppg. last season, the 6-foot-6 sophomore forward has improved his game more than anybody else on the team, according to John Beilein on the radio with The Huge Show: Beilein on @Hugeshow: Aubrey Dawkins...
Via Diehardsport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Inside the Offense: Shake Ballscreen

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 shake ball screen set. Previously: Early Dribble Hand Off, Wide Pin Down, 25 Down...
Via UM Hoops
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Offseason Storylines: How will Michigan leverage its depth?

Basketball season is a couple of months away and over the next few weeks we’ll run down some of the biggest storylines facing the 2015-16 Michigan Wolverines. In this edition, we discuss Michigan’s depth and how John Beilein will manage his rotation. Previously: Can Michigan’s big men step up? John Gasaway published an article at ESPN recently that named Michigan the third...
Via UM Hoops
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan’s John Beilein hangs with Derek Jeter

Former New York Yankees great and future Hall of Famer Derek Jeter was in attendance at the Big House yesterday for the Michigan-BYU game and did more than just watch a 31-0 Wolverines win and hang out with Jim Harbaugh. Jeter also hung out with Michigan men’s basketball coach John Beilein, with the meeting between both parties surfacing on Twitter. A little pregame chat with...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Inside the Offense: Five Series

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 ‘Five’ series of motion action. Previously: Early Dribble Hand Off, Wide Pin Down...
Via UM Hoops
12 days ago  |  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

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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