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NCAA 2017: Michigan vs. Louisville Recap

Michigan spent three quarters of its NCAA Tournament win over Louisville just trying to stay alive. The Wolverines were trailing throughout and trying to just do enough to keep contact. They clawed their way to a late tie in the first half before allowing an 8-0 run in the final minute of play. Then the lead hovered around 9 points early in the second before Zak Irvin hit three...
Via UM Hoops
8 days ago

Michigan flips the script on Louisville, and Moritz Wagner is the man of the moment

Moritz Wagner shouted in jubilation in front of the Michigan fans before falling to the floor in celebration. He is the Michigan Man of the moment as the Wolverines’ magic postseason ride continued. The No. 7 seeded Wolverines upended No. 2 Louisville to advance to the Sweet 16 of the Midwest Region. They will roll into Kansas City with momentum – winners of seven in a row ...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

John Beilein Blasts Michigan Players With Super Soaker After Upsetting Louisville

Louisville took down Michigan in the 2013 NCAA Championship Game, but the Wolverines earned sweet revenge Sunday. No. 7 Michigan advanced to the Sweet 16 in the Midwest Region after defeating No. 2 Louisville 73-69. The Wolverines have been on quite the run since the end of their regular season, as Sunday marked their seventh win in a row. Head coach John Beilein has Michigan playing...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan coach John Beilein celebrates Louisville upset by super soaking his players

The Michigan Wolverines have experienced the highest of highs and the lowest of lows in the past couple weeks. After their plane failed to take off and crashed at the end of the runway, John Beilein’s squad was more worried about their lives than a basketball game. Now, hopefully with all the bad stuff behind them, the Wolverines seemingly have no pressure progressing through March...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Moritz Wagner unleashes offensive arsenal, propels Michigan to Sweet Sixteen

INDIANAPOLIS — It was a textbook defensive play. Louisville forward Deng Adel came barrelling down the floor. Moritz Wagner, shuffling sideways, saw an opening for a steal and went for it. He reached his left arm in, poking the ball loose. Ahead, an open court — and a chance to end a 6-0 Louisville run — beckoned. Then, the whistle blew. Wagner animatedly ran off the court...
Via UM Hoops
8 days ago

Video: John Beilein recaps win over Louisville

John Beilein was proud of his team as it overcame a 9-point deficit to reach the Sweet 16. Here’s what the Wolverine head coach had to say after Michigan’s press conference. The post Video: John Beilein recaps win over Louisville appeared first on UM Hoops.com.
Via UM Hoops
8 days ago

Video: Michigan players react to win over Louisville

Here’s the reaction from the Michigan locker room after the Wolverines knocked off Louisville to advance to the Sweet 16. The post Video: Michigan players react to win over Louisville appeared first on UM Hoops.com.
Via UM Hoops
8 days ago

Michigan coach John Beilein ambushes team with a water gun after upset win

The Michigan Wolverines upset No. 2 Louisville Sunday to advance to the Sweet 16, extending their incredible run to seven consecutive wins. Moritz Wagner had a monstrous performance against the Cardinals, shooting 11-of-14 from the field to score a game-high (and career-high) 26 points. After the win, Michigan coach John Beilein drenched his players in the locker room to celebrate...
Via FOX Sports
8 days ago

Wagner's big game sends Michigan to Sweet 16

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Moe Wagner scored a career-high 26 points and spurred a furious second-half rally to send Michigan past second-seeded Louisville 73-69 on Sunday and into the Sweet 16. The seventh-seeded Wolverines (26-11) have won seven straight -- six since a frightening plane accident before the Big Ten Tournament. They also earned a ticket to the Midwest Regional in Kansas...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Moe Wagner’s big game sends Michigan past Louisville in NCAA Tournament

INDIANAPOLIS — Moe Wagner scored a career-high 26 points and spurred a furious second-half rally to send Michigan past second-seeded Louisville 73-69 on Sunday and into the Sweet 16. The seventh-seeded Wolverines (26-11) have won seven straight — six since a frightening plane accident before the Big Ten Tournament. They also earned a ticket to the Midwest Regional in Kansas City...
Via The Denver Post
8 days ago

Michigan coach breaks out water gun after huge win

Michigan coach John Beilein came prepared for his team to beat the odds on Sunday, and it paid off.After Michigan’s 73-69 upset of second-seeded Louisville, Beilein entered the victorious locker room to celebrate — with a water gun. Michigan is very quickly becoming one of the best stories in the nation. They still haven’t lost since the scary plane incident they endured on...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Moritz Wagner Leads Michigan Basketball to Sweet 16

Michigan basketball upsets second-seeded Louisville Sunday to advance to the Sweet 16. For much of Sunday’s game against Louisville, Michigan basketball found itself behind. At one point in the second half, the Wolverines trailed by nine. Yet, down the stretch, Moritz Wagner took over, scoring 19 points in the second half as Michigan upset Louisville […] Moritz Wagner Leads Michigan...
Via GBMWolverine
8 days ago

John Beilein Celebrates Win Over Louisville With Super Soaker

The scene from the Michigan locker room after beating Louisville:
Via Diehardsport
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Harbaugh Gives Shoutout To Basketball Team After Earning Sweet 16 Bid

Michigan is headed to Kansas City after beating Louisville on Sunday afternoon. Jim Harbaugh sent out this congratulatory tweet to the Wolverines’
Via Diehardsport
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Final: Michigan 73, Louisville 69

Michigan trailed by 9 points in the 2nd half, but managed to complete the comeback and knock off the Louisville Cardinals on Sunday afternoon. The Wolverines rode a huge performance from Moritz Wagner to the win and are headed to Kansas City for the Sweet 16 where they’ll face either Oregon or Rhode Island on Thursday. Check back for complete coverage from Bankers Life Fieldhouse...
Via UM Hoops
8 days ago

Louisville Vs, Michigan: Watch NCAA Tournament Second Round Game

The No. 2 seed Louisville Cardinals will face a stiff test Sunday afternoon as they try to advance to the Sweet 16. Standing in their way are the red-hot, seventh-seeded Michigan Wolverines and star guard Derrick Walton Jr. The Wolverines snuck by the No. 10 seed Oklahoma State Cowboys Friday with a 92-91 victory, their sixth win in a row.  The Cardinals, meanwhile,  pulled away...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Wagner’s big game sends Michigan past Louisville in NCAAs

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Moe Wagner scored a career-high 26 points and spurred a furious second-half rally to send Michigan past second-seeded Louisville 73-69 on Sunday and into the Sweet 16. The seventh-seeded Wolverines (26-11) have won seven straight — six since a frightening plane accident before the Big Ten Tournament. They also earned a ticket to the Midwest Regional in Kansas...
Via MyNorthwest.com
8 days ago

Wolverines preparing for full array of Louisville defenses

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Rick Pitino encouraged John Beilein not to waste much practice time Saturday trying to solve Louisville's pressure defense. The Michigan coach knows better. After 39 seasons on college sidelines as a head coach and four head-to-head matchups with Pitino, Beilien understands his team must be ready for anything and everything in Sunday's second-round game at Indianapolis...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Beilein, Michigan have chance to exact revenge against Pitino

INDIANAPOLIS — Yes, the reports are true: Rick Pitino did, in fact, compare the Michigan basketball team to the Golden State Warriors. John Beilein called it a big exaggeration. Moritz Wagner said he would rather the Wolverines grab more rebounds and be more like the Memphis Grizzlies. And Derrick Walton laughed, wondering aloud if that meant he was Steph Curry. There’s no...
Via UM Hoops
8 days ago

Transcript: Michigan press conference previewing Louisville

John Beilein, Derrick Walton, DJ Wilson and Zak Irvin were on the podium on Saturday to preview Michigan’s upcoming matchup with Louisville. HE MODERATOR: We’ve been joined by Derrick Walton, Jr., D.J. Wilson and Zak Irvin. Q. Just general thoughts when you first think of Louisville or see them play, what comes to mind, what makes them unique in your mind’s eye for all three...
Via UM Hoops
9 days ago

Five Key Plays: Michigan vs. Oklahoma State

Michigan’s 92-91 victory over Oklahoma State featured plenty of big shots, but here’s a look at some of the most important plays from Friday’s win. 1. Moritz Wagner plays with 2 fouls, starts run Everyone knows the rule by now, but John Beilein has actually broken trend a few times this year. That being said, this was a high-leverage, high-stakes moment with Michigan’s...
Via UM Hoops
9 days ago
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