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Notebook: Spike Albrecht to ‘tough it out’ this season despite injury

Spike Albrecht didn’t score a single point in 26 minutes during the loss to Eastern Michigan on Tuesday. Now, we know why. The junior guard has been suffering from an unspecified lower-body injury sustained about a year ago, he explained Thursday. Though it hasn’t prevented Albrecht from playing, it could nag him throughout the rest of this season. “He just got hit the other...
Via UM Hoops
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball: Wolverines to host Eastern Michigan at Crisler

Spike Albrecht Michigan Basketball will be facing Eastern Michigan at home tomorrow night after a shocking defeat to NJIT by two at Crisler. The Eastern Michigan Eagles will be looking to continue their hot start to the season and improve to 8-1 while the Wolverines will try to bounce back after being on the wrong side of a huge upset at home. The Eagles have proven to be a tough...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball: Wolverines to host NJIT

Michigan Basketball (6-1) will host NJIT (2-5) at Crisler Center on Saturday. Tip off is scheduled for noon and the game will be televised on the Big Ten Network. This Saturday the Michigan Basketball Team will take on New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) at Crisler Center. Michigan comes into this game with a 6-1 record, and a confidence-building win against Syracuse. Against...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Spike Albrecht proves he can lead Michigan

Allison Farrand As it turns out, the Michigan basketball team might’ve been just fine without Derrick Walton against Syracuse on Tuesday, because if the guard couldn’t have played, the Wolverines would have simply relied more heavily on Spike Albrecht. Walton, who is recovering from a sprained toe, was a game-time decision to start and finished with just three points on 1-of...
Via UM Hoops
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Spike Albrecht throws behind back pass to Ricky Doyle for dunk

With an awful college football season now behind them, the Michigan Wolverines are moving forward on the hardwood. Last night, Michigan won a close game against Syracuse to go to 6-1 overall. Check out this great behind the back pass from Spike Albrecht in traffic to set his teammate up for a dunk….
Via The Student Section
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball: Wolverines hold off Syracuse in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

The last time Michigan and Syracuse met, they were playing for a chance to move on to the NCAA Championship game in 2013. In that game, Michigan was able to capture a close win over Syracuse, pulling away at the very end. The game tonight was very similar, with the Wolverines earning a hard fought 68-65 win over the Orange. Ricky Doyle During the start of the game both teams struggled...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: All hands on deck for Michigan against Syracuse

Adam Glanzman The Michigan basketball team might be without guard Derrick Walton in Tuesday’s ACC/Big Ten Challenge game against Syracuse, but the Wolverines won’t be without a lack of experience against the Orange. If Walton — who is nursing a toe injury and will be a game-time decision — can’t play, point guard duties will rest primarily on junior Spike Albrecht, a key...
Via UM Hoops
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: John Beilein, Caris LeVert and Spike Albrecht preview Syracuse

Michigan basketball coach John Beilein, and junior guards Caris LeVert and Spike Albrecht met with media Monday afternoon to preview the Wolverines’ Big Ten/ACC matchup against Syracuse. When it welcomes the Orange to the Crisler Center on Tuesday night, Michigan may be without guard Derrick Walton Jr., who is a game-time decision with a left toe injury. Beilein discussed the...
Via UM Hoops
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Spike Albrecht is ready to lead Michigan

Michigan’s Spike Albrecht was thrust into the national spotlight two seasons ago. In the NCAA championship game, on the biggest of stages, Albrecht captured the attention of fans with a seventeen point burst, with twelve of those points coming from long range. Not bad for a player who came to Michigan for the academics and the fact that it was really the only big school recruiting...
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: MSU fans chant Justin Bieber at UM's Spike Albrecht

Michigan State fans gave Spike Albrecht a 'Justin Bieber' chant as he was shooting free throws.
Via Gamedayr
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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