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Report: Spike Albrecht considering medical redshirt

Michigan announced that Spike Albrecht had effectively retired a couple weeks ago with a formal press release announcing the end of his Michigan career. According to a report by Mike Hutton of the Post-Tribune, which cites Albrecht’s father, it appears that it might be too early to call it quits on Albrecht’s playing career. Based on what the doctors have told us,” said Spike’s...
Via UM Hoops
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan guard Spike Albrecht announces he’s ending his playing career due to injuries

Spike Albrecht has been a fan favorite and cult hero among Michigan basketball fans ever since his improbable 17-point breakout in the first half of the 2013 NCAA championship game against Louisville. Obviously feeling confident after that performance, Albrecht earned even more notoriety for tweeting Kate Upton following the Wolverines’ 82-76 loss. @KateUpton hey saw you at the...
Via The Comeback
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Spike Albrecht to retire from basketball

(Junfu Han, The Ann Arbor News) Michigan senior point guard Spike Albrecht announced Friday this he will step away from the court and end his college basketball career. Albrecht spent the majority of the 2014-15 season as the starting point guard for the Wolverines due to a Derrick Walton injury. But this year he saw his minutes evaporate following offseason hip surgery. With Muhammad...
Via MaizeAndGoBlue
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan Guard Spike Albrecht Will “Step Away” From Basketball

Spike Albrecht’s time as a Michigan basketball player has come to an end.  The Wolverines announced this morning that the senior guard will “step away” from the court for the rest of the season.  Albrecht, who came into the national spotlight during the 2015 national title game – the then-freshman guard scored 17 points in a loss to Louisville – wants to concentrate on...
Via College Spun
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via UM Hoops
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...
Via UM Hoops
October 15, 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

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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