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Zak Irvin expected to return by start of season

The Michigan Wolverines men’s basketball team received some good news last night, as coach John Beilein announced that star guard Zak Irvin is expected to return to the hardwood by the start of the regular season. Brendan F. Quinn of reported Beilein’s announcement. Irvin had back surgery last month, on September 9 to be specific, and has an estimated recovery time...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Beilein: Irvin should be able to practice by start of season

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- The optimism surrounding the Michigan basketball team this season is predicated on one main thing -- better health for the team's top players. Coach John Beilein says swingman Zak Irvin should at least be back on the practice court by the start of the season. The school announced Sept. 9 that Irvin was having back surgery and would miss 6-to-8 weeks. The...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Zak Irvin’s injury, recruiting needs, expectations & more

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.  Burke_Does_Work: Moving forward, what are the team’s biggest areas of need when recruiting? Looking at Michigan’s scholarship chart, I think the focus in the class of 2017 will be finding an instant impact...
Via UM Hoops
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan guard Zak Irvin out 6-8 weeks after back procedure

Zak Irvin is expected to have a big season for the Michigan Wolverines in 2015, but there could be an issue. According to a report from College Basketball Talk, Irvin will miss the next 6-8 weeks after undergoing a procedure on his back. Head coach Jim Boehim discussed the injury, sounding very confident that Irvin will be back in time to get prepared for the season. “We expect...
Via Campus Sports Net
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Zak Irvin to miss 6-8 weeks for Michigan Basketball

Michigan Basketball will lose junior guard Zak Irvin for six to eight weeks as he undergoes a back procedure at the University of Michigan hospital head coach John Beilein said in a press release. Beilein made the announcement earlier on Wednesday, Sept. 9, but stressed that he expects a 100 percent recovery after the procedure. “We will not rush his return, but given Zak’s work...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Zak Irvin to miss 6-8 weeks following back procedure

Zak Irvin will miss 6-8 weeks following a back procedure, according to a release by the University of Michigan. University of Michigan men’s basketball head coach John Beilein announced today (Wednesday, Sept. 9) that junior guard Zak Irvin will undergo a back procedure at the University of Michigan Hospital and will miss six to eight weeks for recovery. “We expect a 100...
Via UM Hoops
27 days ago  |  Discuss

A closer look at Zak Irvin’s hot start

Zak Irvin is averaging 22 points per contest through Michigan’s first two games. He’s shooting 9-of-14 on twos and 7-of-11 on threes for a 78% effective field goal percentage. His numbers through two games are not all too dissimilar to his statistics during Michigan’s Italian tour where he averaged 20.8 points per game with an 81.3 eFG%. Against any competition, even against...
Via UM Hoops
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Italy trip a success for Michigan Basketball

Mark Donnal The Michigan basketball team has just completed their Italy trip and four game exhibition tour. The Wolverines won all four games by an average of 37.5 points. Michigan averaged 100.5 points per game which answers the question if this team can put up enough points to make up for lack of a dominant presence inside. Coach John Beilein is known for his dominant shooting...
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball: player to watch for 2014-15

Zak Irvin ( The Michigan basketball team has a lot to look forward to this year, with many new faces and a young roster. This team has many players ready to step up and replace losses of Nik Stauskas, Glenn Robinson III, Mitch McGary and Jordan Morgan. Even though this roster has multiple returning guards, most of their roles will have to increase from last season...
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Zak Irvin’s progression, Age, Defense

Dustin Johnston @zgordon5: What does Zak Irvin specifically need to work on the most to become “more than just a shooter”? Did he show that potential in HS? I guess more clearly: should we have a lot of optimism about Zak being able to truly be more than a shooter, or are there red flags? We’ve established that Irvin was ‘just a shooter’ last year after roughly three out...
Via UM Hoops
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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