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Spike Albrecht, Zak Irvin share MVP honors at team banquet

Michigan handed out its team awards at the annual Michigan basketball banquet this evening. Spike Albrecht and Zak Irvin shared the Bill Buntin Most Valuable Player award while Aubrey Dawkins earned Most Improved Player. Below you can read the full list of awards: Bill Buntin Most Valuable Player: Spike Albrecht / Zak Irvin Wayman Britt Outstanding Defensive player: Zak Irvin Travis...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report Card 2015: Zak Irvin

Previously: Spike Albrecht, Ricky Doyle, Aubrey Dawkins, Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman For months, Michigan fans wondered when Zak Irvin would make the leap so many expected of him entering his sophomore campaign. It took until the final weeks of the season to arrive, but the improvements were dramatic. Over the the team’s final six games, Irvin averaged 17.5 points, 7.5 rebounds...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Zak Irvin’s double-double another step forward from sophomore, who has ‘grown like crazy’

CHICAGO, Ill. — When the season began, Michigan had its big three — Caris LeVert, Derrick Walton and Zak Irvin — who were supposed to keep the program afloat after the departures of a different trio to the NBA. Friday afternoon, when the Wolverines’ year may have ended with an 11-point loss to Wisconsin in the Big Ten tournament, LeVert and Walton sat by the far wall of the...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball exits B1G tournament with tough loss to top seed Wisconsin

Zak Irvin Michigan Basketball had a tough end to their Big Ten tournament hopes with a 71-60 loss to #1 seed Wisconsin. The Wolverines played extremely well for 40 minutes but came up short on a couple game-changing possessions. The Wolverines led the game for much of the first half and stayed in it overcoming an 18-4 run by Wisconsin to close out the half. It was a pleasure to...
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball ends their regular season against Rutgers at Crisler

Zak Irvin Michigan Basketball is coming off a crushing double overtime loss to Northwestern on Tuesday. The Wolverines played very well but came up short with another devastating loss. Although the Wolverines came up short, the guard play for Coach Beilein continued its excellence. Zak Irvin had an outstanding performance with 28 points, 11 rebounds and three assists. Along with...
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball: Wolverines head to Evanston to face Northwestern

Zak Irvin Michigan Basketball is once again coming off a tough loss against Maryland this past weekend. The Wolverines came up short losing by 10 and falling to 7-9 in the Big 10. The Wolverines fought another tough battle against a tough opponent but came up short and struggled tremendously from the field. Michigan shot a terrible 24% from the three and a low 37% from the field...
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball: Hot-shooting Maryland sinks Wolverines

The Wolverines traveled to College Park to take on a Maryland team coming in ranked #14. The Terrapins had just captured a home upset over Wisconsin, while the Wolverines’ last game was a big win over rival Ohio State. One of those teams was in store for a letdown, and unsurprisingly, it was the Wolverines. Michigan was within striking distance for most of the game, but poor shooting...
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Zak Irvin’s showcases improved ‘acumen for the game’ in breakthrough performance

The final play was supposed to go through Zak Irvin, because he was the reason Michigan was in a position to force overtime in the first place. The sophomore forward had finally lived up to his offensive potential, tallying 23 points on 9-for-16 shooting in 39 minutes. His scoring output tied a season-high, and it included a deep three-pointer with 19 seconds left to bring the Wolverines...
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February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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