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SPIKE ALBRECHT RUMORS

Report Card 2015: Derrick Walton

Previously: Zak Irvin, Spike Albrecht, Ricky Doyle, Aubrey Dawkins, Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman, Kameron Chatman Sometimes the best way to start these report card features is to look back at what we wrote last year. Last summer, the consensus on Walton’s freshman year was pretty clear. He faced high expectations at the point guard spot replacing Trey Burke as a freshman, but...
Via UM Hoops
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Nik Stauskas visits Spike Albrecht after surgery

A former Michigan Wolverines star visited a current one in the hospital. On Wednesday night, a photo surfaced of former Michigan standout Nik Stauskas next to current Wolverines star Spike Albrecht in the hospital, after Albrecht underwent surgery on his hip. Both players were recruited in the same class, so it is great to see the bond is still there. Had to visit my boy...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Former Michigan Star Nik Stauskas Visited Spike Albrecht After Wolverines’ Guard Had Surgery

Spike Albrecht underwent surgery on one of his hips for the second time this offseason. In early April, the Michigan guard had surgery on his right hip. The left hip has now been taken care of.  Following his procedure, the 5-foot-11, 175-pound guard was visited by one of his former teammates: Nik Stauskas.  The Sacramento Kings’ sharpshooter posted a photo with Albrecht earlier...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: Spike Albrecht, John Beilein discuss future at banquet

Spike Albrecht won numerous awards Wednesday night during Michigan’s annual awards banquet, but the junior didn’t walk on stage to give a speech or even stand for recognition. The guard, who underwent right hip surgery on April 8, spent most of the evening seated, or hobbling around the Crisler Center floor with a brace providing support to his midsection and leg. “I’m feeling...
Via UM Hoops
April 16, 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

Report Card 2015: Spike Albrecht

During Big Ten Media Day in October, Spike Albrecht seemed content with being Michigan’s most experienced backup. But his role changed quickly, as injuries to Caris LeVert and Derrick Walton made the junior the team’s only healthy veteran in the backcourt. Albrecht made 18 starts and played in 31 games, averaging 7.5 points and 3.9 assists. And it was his distribution that quickly...
Via UM Hoops
March 26, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
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
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