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Notebook: On short rest, Michigan prepares for Big Ten/ACC bout against N.C. State

The Michigan basketball team knew it was entering a tough stretch in the season when it boarded its plane to the Bahamas last week. The Wolverines would play three or four potential NCAA Tournament teams in a week, and have trips to the Bahamas and Raleigh, North Carolina with just one full day at home in between. Things tough got tougher on Saturday, however, when the team’s charter...
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Spike Albrecht makes best of Michigan’s ten-hour delay in the Nassau, Bahamas airport

Instagram Michigan’s basketball team’s stay in the Bahamas was extended by ten hours involuntarily as the team was stranded at the airport waiting for their charter flight over the weekend.  After losing to Connecticut, the Wolverines won their final two games against Charlotte and Texas to finish fifth in the tournament. Senior guard Spike Albrecht used the opportunity to...

2015-16 Player Preview: Spike Albrecht

With the start of college basketball just weeks away, we’re breaking down Michigan’s roster player-by-player. Today we look at senior point guard Spike Albrecht. Previously: Aubrey Dawkins, Caris LeVert, Derrick Walton. Whether it made sense at the time or not, Michigan coach John Beilein has always trusted Spike Albrecht. He trusted that — despite never seeing Albrecht...
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October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Video & Quotes: Spike Albrecht at Big Ten Media Day

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Spike Albrecht addressed reporters today at Big Ten Media Day 2015 at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare. Albrecht discussed his recovery, in-state rivalries, leadership, offsesason progress and much more. Watch Albrecht’s interview in the embedded media player above or read assorted quotes below. On Michigan-Michigan State both being good: “It’s awesome, it’s...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

John Beilein Updates Status Of Michigan Guard Spike Albrecht, Who’s Recovering From Hip Surgery

Michigan senior guard Spike Albrecht should be ready by “early season,” Wolverines’ coach John Beilein said this morning.  Albrecht, a 5-foot-11, 175-pound point guard, had two hip surgeries this offseason.  Beilein said he’s progressing well.  Beilein says Spike Albrecht (hip surgery) is still progressing. Not as limited as Irvin. Will be ready in early season. — Brendan...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Spike Albrecht shooting jumpers after hip surgery

Michigan basketball fans will be happy to know that one of their key pieces for the upcoming season is looking to slowly getting back to his old self. Senior guard Spike Albrecht is back on the court just five months after having hip surgery. Albrecht shared a video of himself taking jump shots Friday evening on Instagram. That is a pretty big step to take after having hip surgery...
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August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Michigan’s Spike Albrecht Seems To Be In Good Spirits While At The Hospital For Surgery

Michigan guard Spike Albrecht will miss the next four to five months after undergoing hip surgery today. While that stint off the court may be a big setback for him ahead of his senior season, but based on a photo taken by his Wolverine co-captain, he looked to be in good spirits at the hospital this afternoon. Prayers go up for my little brother Spizzy! Hope the surgery...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: Spike Albrecht Threw An Awesome No-Look Over The Shoulder Pass For A Dunk In Michigan’s Win Over Illinois

Michigan scored a nice 73-55 Big Ten Tournament win over Illinois this afternoon, effectively ending the Illini’s NCAA Tournament chances. Guard Spike Albrecht, who is no stranger to post-season heroics, played 39 minutes for the Wolverines, scoring eight points and dishing out five assists. No play was prettier than this pass in the lane, with Albrecht whipped behind his head...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Michigan’s Spike Albrecht Cracked Eggs On His Head To Raise Awareness For Juvenile Diabetes

This summer’s “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” was a roaring success, bringing in millions in donations and plenty of valuable awareness for the disease. Now, a Michigan basketball star is throwing his support behind a new, messier cause. Guard Spike Albrecht took the “egg crack challenge” to raise awareness for juvenile diabetes, and challenged former teammate Nik Stauskas to...
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February 26, 2015  |  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.
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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