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Video: John Beilein, Spike Albrecht and Zak Irvin preview Maryland

John Beilein, Spike Albrecht and Zak Irvin met with media Friday to preview Michigan’s game against Maryland. Beilein talked Caris LeVert’s NBA decision, Derrick Walton’s health and more, while the players talked about what it’ll take to pull off the road upset. The post Video: John Beilein, Spike Albrecht and Zak Irvin preview Maryland appeared first on UM
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Michigan Basketball: Wolverines to face Melo Trimble and Maryland

Spike Albrecht Michigan Basketball is coming off an impressive victory against the Ohio State Buckeyes last weekend. The Wolverines ended their five game losing streak and looked like a potential sleeper in the Big 10 Tournament. Michigan played much better against Ohio State in comparison to recent weeks, and this was apparent most on the defensive end. The Wolverines held the...
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Spike Albrecht cracks eggs over his head for Juvenile Diabetes (VIDEO)

Instagram On Thursday night, Michigan guard Spike Albrecht took the “egg crack challenge”, this season’s version of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, to raise awareness for juvenile diabetes. He then challenged former teammate and current Sacramento King rookie Nik Stauskas. It’s a warmer, yet much messier cause, but a great cause none the less. Egg Crack Challenge...

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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Mailbag: Spike Albrecht’s shooting, Abdur-Rahkman’s involvement, NIT

The UM Hoops Mailbag is a collection of questions tweeted (@umhoops), e-mailed or sent via our Facebook page. Submit your questions and we’ll answer as many as we can.  @jackfl33: I have a theory that Spike is an above the break 3 pt shooter almost exclusively. Does his chart show that? In a word, yes. Only 20% of Spike’s three-point attempts this season have been from the...
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Michigan Basketball: Journey to the Tourney

With their latest triumph over rival Ohio State, Michigan finally earned a win over a team with an RPI rank inside the top 50. That being said, they now have two such wins, thanks to Oregon’s rise into the top 50 with a win over Utah. Their next game on Saturday, at Maryland, gives them a great chance to pick up a quality win on the road. Even if they do manage to upset the Terrapins...
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Spike Albrecht Warms Up Before Ohio State Game With Beer Pong

Michigan’s Spike Albrecht was as good if not better than Ohio State’s freshman of the year candidate D’Angelo Russell during yesterday’s game. How did Albrecht warm up before his 16 point game, you ask? Michigan's Spike Albrecht tosses a ping pong at a students inflatable (empty) beer pong hat at the end of warm ups. […] The post Spike Albrecht...
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Veteran duo of Spike Albrecht, Zak Irvin make big plays in Ohio State upset

Michigan 64, Ohio St. 57 Game Recap Photo Gallery Beilein pleased with win Matta ‘shocked’ by slow start Player reactions Spike Albrecht’s pregame message to his team was simple: Don’t lose to Ohio State. Not again — and not at home. While Michigan’s 64-57 upset over the Buckeyes on Sunday afternoon was one of its better all-around performances of the season, the veteran...
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Michigan Basketball: Wolverines crack down on Buckeyes

Coming into the game today, Michigan was on a five game losing streak. The team looked like it was unraveling as the injuries to Derrick Walton and Caris LeVert had finally caught up with them. With how poorly the Wolverines were playing, it looked like they might drop another to their rival from Ohio, who they lost to soundly earlier this year. Throw that out the window. The Wolverines...
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Michigan Basketball: Illinois knocks out Wolverines in OT

The game started off slowly with Michigan missing their first 7 shots and finally getting on the board with two free throws. The Illini weren’t much better missing their first five attempts. Michigan held Illinois to a season low 20 points at halftime. However, they weren’t much better, entering the half up by just two. Ahmad Starks came off the bench to keep Illinois in the...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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