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The evolution of Michigan’s ball screen offense

Dustin Johnston John Beilein’s famous two-guard offense is still alive and well in Ann Arbor, but it’s been supplemented and upgraded by the pick-and-roll. When Beilein took over in Ann Arbor, he implemented his traditional offense. The backdoor cuts, crisp passing, spacing and funky terminology that define Beilein Ball are all still present, but the upgrade has been dramatic...
Via UM Hoops
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas and John Beilein need to practice their high-fives

You’d think that Michigan coach John Beilein and Nik Stauskas would have the high-five down. Obviously they don’t though given Beilein getting nipped in the nose by the now former Michigan guard. All this too after that crazy handshake Stauskas had with his dad.
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
16 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN ranks John Beilein ninth in top 50 coaches list

ESPN has been ranking the top 50 coaches in college basketball over the last several weeks in a poll comprised of nearly 100 ESPN staff members. The results are intended to be based on how coaches would be rated in the present day rather than based on their entire careers. Michigan head coach John Beilein checked in at No. 9 on the list. Michigan State’s Tom Izzo and Wisconsin’s...
Via UM Hoops
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan offers four-star point guard Quentin Goodin

Michigan head coach John Beilein extended a scholarship offer to 6-foot-2 point guard Quentin Goodin this evening. Goodin is a four-star prospect and ranked 55th nationally according to 247Sports Composite. Goodin visited Michigan last week for the Wolverines’ College Practice Camp and was one of the top performers at the event. “It was really fun,” Goodin said after his camp...
Via UM Hoops
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan offers five-star guard Tyus Battle

Michigan head coach John Beilein offered five-star guard Tyus Battle today, the first day that the Wolverines extend offers to rising junior prospects. Battle, the 247Sports Composite No. 11 player in the country, is a five-star guard from New Jersey. The offer was first reported by Steve Lorenz of 247Sports. Battle averaged 8.7 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game on the...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball recruiting: Aubrey Dawkins goes blue

Michigan Basketball picked up a commitment from 3 star guard Aubrey Dawkins. Dawkins, who originally hails from Palo Alto, California, played this past season at New Hampton Prep in New Hampshire. Dawkins, who is the son of Stanford head coach Johnny Dawkins, checks in at 6-5, 185. He is an above the rim player who can also fill it up from beyond the arc. He averaged 13 points per...
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman commits to Michigan

On Saturday, Michigan Basketball picked up a commitment from Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman (Allentown, Pennsylvania). He becomes the fifth member of the Wolverines 2014 recruiting class. The 6-foot-4, 180 pound Abdur-Rahkman, averaged 23.6 points, 4.1 assists and 6.2 rebounds per game as a senior. A 4-time All-State selection, Abdur-Rahkman set a new school record with 2,136 career...
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan coach got lost walking to hotel after tourney win

It sounds like Michigan coach John Beilein was just getting fresh air and not bar hopping Thursday night when he got lost trying…
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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