JON HORFORD RUMORS & GOSSIP
John Beilein, Jordan Morgan and Jon Horford were on hand to speak with the media on Monday afternoon to preview Michigan’s matchup with Illinois Tuesday night in Champaign. They talked about limiting distractions this season, keeping focus through the end of the Big Ten season and more. You can watch the full interviews using the embedded media players below.
Michigan has a chance to grab hold of first place in the Big Ten this Sunday with a win over Michigan State, and the Crisler Center is sure to be pumped for the matchup. The Spartans are coming off an insanely hot shooting night in a road win over Purdue — they hit 17 threes on their way to 94 points in a blowout. Michigan is coming off a tough home loss to Wisconsin but have had...
VIDEO: Michigan junior center Jon Horford on the Wolverines energy, adjustment in second half defensively, defending Frank Kaminsky, and more.
VIDEO: Michigan junior Jon Horford discusses his role for the Wolverines, facing Wisconsin again, the development of Derrick Walton, more.
The Big Ten showdown Sunday afternoon in Ann Arbor brings enormous title implications as well as the 21st ranked Wisconsin badgers to the Crisler Center. Let’s take a look at who has the edge in this heavyweight matchup:
The Michigan basketball team, under coach Beilein, prefer to score in volume from around the perimeter and in transition. Big men often come out to...
Michigan may have beaten down Nebraska by 29 points on Wednesday night, but the game definitely didn’t lack great highlights.
Late in the second half of Wednesday’s win, Spike Albrecht threw a stationary alley oop pass to Jon Horford that wowed the crowd. Trust me, I was there.
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Michigan basketball (9-4, 1-0) shook off a wobbly 1st half to drop the Minnesota Golden Gophers (11-3, 0-1) at The Barn by a final score of 63-60. With Mitch McGary out indefinitely, Michigan will be looking to carve out an identity and what better way than a road win to kick off the Big Ten schedule. Playing without McGary and with Glenn Robinson III injuring an ankle early in the...
It’s no secret that Michigan redshirt junior Jon Horford has been battling injuries throughout his career as a Wolverine.
Last season Horford dislocated his knee cap twice, in the preseason and again in December. As a sophomore, he suffered a stress fracture in his foot and Michigan coaches decided to shut him down for that whole season. The setbacks have been frustrating for the...
To continue our returning player previews, today we take a look at big man Jon Horford. You can view previous player previews here.
6’10″, 250 pounds
Grand Ledge, Mich.
Grand Ledge High School
Power Forward, Center
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ESPN’s Michael Rothstein caught up with Jon Horford after Michigan’s loss in East Lansing on Sunday and the sophomore big man reiterated that a redshirt remains the most likely option.
“If coach said, ‘We absolutely need you to come back,’ I could come back,” Horford said Sunday following Michigan’s 64-54 loss to Michigan State. “But other than that, I’ve missed...