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Notebook: Lindy’s Sports picks Michigan fifth in Big Ten, Spike Albrecht back on the floor

If Lindy’s season preview magazine is any barometer, Michigan will enter 2015-16 with fairly modest preseason expectations. Lindy’s ranked the Wolverines 33rd in the country in its upcoming magazine and picked them fifth in the Big Ten. Maryland, Indiana, Purdue and Michigan State occupy the top four spots in the conference with Wisconsin and Ohio State right behind the Wolverines...
Via UM Hoops
August 31, 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...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Spike Albrecht Expected Back for Fall Practice Following Surgery

Michigan Wolverines point guard Spike Albrecht is expected to be ready for fall practice after undergoing surgery, according to head coach John Beilein. Speaking to Brendan F. Quinn of MLive Media Group, Beilein also stated that Albrecht was expected to make a “full recovery.” Beilein says Spike Albrecht (hip surgery) is expected to make a full recovery and be back for fall...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 27, 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...
Via College Spun
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Spike Albrecht out 4-5 months following hip surgery

Junior guard Spike Albrecht is out 4-5 months following a procedure on his right hip, Michigan announced Wednesday morning. An additional surgery may be necessary later in the offseason, and MLive reports the second operation is very likely. Here is the press release in its entirety: ANN ARBOR, Mich. — University of Michigan men’s basketball head coach John Beilein announced...
Via UM Hoops
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan G Spike Albrecht Thanks Wolverines’ Fan With Heartfelt Tweet Following B1G Tourney Loss

The Michigan men’s basketball team’s season might have come to an end today, as the Wolverines fell in the Big Ten Tournament to Wisconsin, 71-60.  John Beilein’s squad, 16-16, 8-10 in the Big Ten, is surely not an NCAA Tournament team, and a berth into the NIT seems questionable, too. The Michigan coach said following the loss to the Badgers that they’re not interested...
Via College Spun
March 13, 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...
Via College Spun
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
February 27, 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...
Via College Spun
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.
Via Gamedayr
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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