Notebook: Michigan sophomores going through NBA evaluation process, Mitch McGary progressing

For the fourth offseason in a row, Michigan finds itself in the midst of breathless NBA speculation surrounding key players. (Photo: Dustin Johnston) Nik Stauskas, Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III are all in the process of making their decision between staying in school for another year and leaving to play in the NBA. All three players submitted their names to the NBA Undergraduate...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Draft roundup: Latest on Stauskas, Robinson and McGary

Nik Stauskas, Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary all made it clear that they weren’t ready to discuss their draft stock after Michigan lost to Kentucky on Sunday. But their decisions are coming soon and are the most important news bits expected over the next month. Here’s the latest on all three players’ decisions, draft stock, and when they need to make a decision. (Photo...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan’s Mitch McGary ruled out for Sunday

Friday night, the Michigan Wolverines were able to hold off the Tennessee Volunteers to advance to the Elite 8 on Sunday against the Kentucky Wildcats. They were able to do so without sophomore big man Mitch McGary, as they have been able to get through most of the season without him. If they want to make the Final Four, they’ll have to do that without him as well because Saturday...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Mitch McGary considered surgery in November for possible late return

In December, Michigan’s season looked to be in jeopardy, with a 6-4 record and preseason All-America Mitch McGary out indefinitely because of a back injury. The Wolverines announced that McGary would have surgery and be out indefinitely during his recovery. Things have worked out well for U-M (27-8), with a regular-season Big Ten title and a second straight trip to the Sweet 16...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Analysis: Michigan Could Miss Mitch McGary vs. Texas

mgoblue While the Michigan Wolverines may have technically had a better regular season this year than last year (at least according to the selection committee), that doesn’t mean that they pose the same matchup problems for teams in this season’s NCAA Tournament as they did last year. In fact, the absence of one of last year’s biggest postseason participants, 6-foot-10 center...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Mitch McGary updates rehab status

Mitch McGary was available to speak with the media in the locker room before Michigan’s open practice on Wednesday at the BMO Harris Bradely Center in Milwaukee. McGary was one of the main attractions, despite not having played in a basketball game since December. The big man touched on a wide array of subjects, but here’s what he had to say regarding his rehabilitation: “It’s...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Mitch McGary holds up ‘Win The Game’ sign in Michigan huddle during MSU game

Michigan’s All-American center, Mitch McGary, is done for the season after having back surgery earlier in January. The sophomore center, who became a household name during Michigan’s tournament run last season, clearly has a future in coaching once his playing career is over.  McGary was seen in the huddle during the second half of Saturday night’s game with Michigan State...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

6 reasons Michigan Basketball will beat #1 ranked Arizona

With Michigan sitting outside the Top 25 and looking in with a 6-3 record, this season hasn’t started off quite the way most had hoped it would. The loss at Iowa State, well not surprising, was still disappointing. The loss to Charlotte in Puerto Rico was disconcerting. A trip to Duke resulted in Michigan being saddled with their third loss of the season. The Wolverines didn...
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Is Michigan basketball in trouble?

Michigan basketball already has two losses in the early moments of the 2013-14 season. They have also eked out an overtime win against Florida State. It hasn’t come easily in the wake of Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway, Jr’s departures. Quick, name the date that Michigan took their 2nd loss a season ago… Mitch McGary brings the intensity That didn’t come until February 2nd at...
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Top-5 2015 center Stephen Zimmerman sees himself in Mitch McGary

Stephen Zimmerman cemented his position as one of the very best class of 2015 prospects in the nation during both April live evaluation periods. Zimmerman – a consensus top five recruit – has been dominant throughout the spring. The seven-footer possesses a scary good all-around game: Zimmerman can shoot it and is an adept ballhandler with a skilled back-to-the-basket game. While...
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May 03, 2013  |  Discuss

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