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Michigan Basketball: Rutgers, Purdue Offer Wolverines Opportunity to Lock up NCAA Bid

Michigan basketball has nearly played its way off the NCAA tournament bubble and with two wins this week, the Wolverines could be off for good. It may seem hard to believe, but Michigan basketball is closer to locking up an NCAA tournament berth than you might think. At 17-10 overall and 7-7 in the Big […] Michigan Basketball: Rutgers, Purdue Offer Wolverines Opportunity to Lock...
Via GBMWolverine
58 minutes ago

Mark Donnal Won’t Play for Michigan Basketball Past 2017

Michigan basketball head coach John Beilein talked about his incoming class of players for 2017 in the process, talked about the future of backup center Mark Donnal. Mark Donnal has had a solid, but not spectacular career playing for Michigan basketball and like a slew of others, it will end after this season. The only […] Mark Donnal Won’t Play for Michigan Basketball Past 2017...
Via GBMWolverine
5 hours ago

Scott Turner will join Jim Harbaugh’s staff at Michigan

After being fired by the Vikings last month, Scott Turner will land on Jim Harbaugh’s staff at the University of Michigan, TheMMQB.com reported Monday. Turner was the Vikings’ quarterbacks coach the last three seasons. Per the report, he’ll be an offensive analyst at Michigan under Harbaugh and Pep Hamilton, who left his job as quarterbacks…
Via Pro Football Talk
12 hours ago

Bracket Watch: February 21st, 2017

While Michigan’s recent stretch of hot play — and an impressive three-game winning streak over Michigan State, Indiana and Wisconsin — came to somewhat of an end Sunday night at The Barn, the loss didn’t hurt Wolverines’ NCAA Tournament chances. In fact, Michigan (7-7 Big Ten, 17-10 overall) actually improved its projected seed on nearly every bracket released over the...
Via UM Hoops
18 hours ago

Michigan Basketball Still In NCAA Tournament Picture

Even after its loss to Minnesota on Sunday night, NCAA tournament experts still have Michigan basketball with a spot in the field. As Michigan basketball‘s season begins to wind down, it really can’t be overstated how important the Wolverines’ win over Wisconsin last week was. Because even after blowing a chance to pick up its […] Michigan Basketball Still In NCAA Tournament...
Via GBMWolverine
18 hours ago

Monday Michigan Recruiting Roundup: Wolverines Head Back Into SEC Country

Michigan continues to get an early jump on the 2018 recruiting class Michigan extends offer to 2018 Athlete Michigan continued their venture into SEC country over the weekend as they offered four-star ATH Quindarious Monday (Atlanta, GA). Carver holds 13 offers currently, with Michigan being the latest to offer. Monday is anticipated to be fit into Michigan’s system at the...
Via Maize n Brew
1 day ago

Michigan drops heartbreaker at Minnesota

The Wolverines fell to the Gophers in an overtime thriller. Michigan basketball traveled to Minnesota for a Sunday night Big Ten showdown, where they fell by a score of 83-78 in overtime. The Wolverines (17-10, 7-7) were lucky to get to the extra period after a buzzer-beating three-pointer at the end of regulation from DJ Wilson, but free throws doomed them in the contest, as they...
Via Maize n Brew
1 day ago

Video: Michigan players react to loss at Minnesota

DJ Wilson, Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman and Derrick Walton met with the media outside Michigan’s locker room after the Wolverines’ dropped an overtime game at Minnesota. The post Video: Michigan players react to loss at Minnesota appeared first on UM Hoops.com.
Via UM Hoops
1 day ago

Michigan Basketball Let One Slip Away Against Minnesota

With a chance to get just its second road win of the season, Michigan basketball could not steal one against Minnesota on Sunday. Such a great opportunity was squandered by Michigan basketball on Sunday at Minnesota, and it wasn’t because of the officiating. It was the Wolverines’ inability to do two things: rebound and make […] Michigan Basketball Let One Slip Away Against...
Via GBMWolverine
1 day ago

Michigan Football: Rashan Gary Set to Explode in 2017

Michigan football is losing some talent along the defensive line, but one way it can make up for it, is the development of Rashan Gary. While the Michigan football team is counting on a lot of players to step up in 2017, maybe no one needs to step up more than Rashan Gary. Gary, the […] Michigan Football: Rashan Gary Set to Explode in 2017 - GBMWolverine - GBMWolverine - A Michigan...
Via GBMWolverine
1 day ago

Wisconsin 6 - Michigan 4

The Wolverines are swept in Madison The series Michigan played in Madison this weekend featured some of the best hockey that we’ve seen from the Wolverines this season. They actually outshot a quality opponent and by a wide margin! They still lost. The game started with Luke Kunin ringing the puck off the back wall on a dump-in. Matt Ustaski threw the puck towards the goal and...
Via Maize n Brew
2 days ago

2018 4-star OG Jalil Irvin after U-M visit: “I love Michigan”

Jalil Irvin spoke with Greg Frey and others during his visit to Michigan on February 17th. Class of 2018 four-star Jalil Irvin visited Michigan on February 17th and the Wolverines made a colossal impression. “I love Michigan after today,” Irvin, a former Michigan commit, said. “Just the campus, coaches, academics, and everything.” Irvin committed to Michigan on June 3rd...
Via Maize n Brew
3 days ago

Paul Finebaum continues Jim Harbaugh rivalry with “The Pete Finebaum Show”

After long-time adversary and Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh called him “Pete Finebaum” in a tweet Thursday, ESPN’s Paul Finebaum embraced that name Friday. Finebaum even changed the branding on his SEC Network show to The Pete Finebaum Show. Here’s the opening clip, which includes Finebaum going through some past headlines of him and Harbaugh: Here’s a clip of Finebaum...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh rips ‘Pete’ Finebaum, after Finebaum accuses him of cheating

In 2015, Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh claimed he had no idea who Paul Finebaum is. Now, it appears that he’s aware of the radio host/SEC Network talking head, but thinks Finebaum’s name is “Pete” (or is just calling him that intentionally out of disrespect, of course). Harbaugh sent out a Tweet on Thursday night about “Pete’ and his “#AlternativeFacts”...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Tweets Epic Insult At ‘Pete’ Finebaum Over SEC, Alternative Facts

If you don’t follow Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh on Twitter, you need to up your internet game. Harbaugh is as unintentionally funny as they come on social media, especially when he’s drinking milk at a steakhouse. But his best work yet might have come Thursday when he trolled SEC media giant Paul Finebaum — or should we say, “Pete.” We’re not sure what, if anything...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh blasts ESPN personality over ‘cheating’ criticism

Paul Finebaum has been critical of Jim Harbaugh since the coach took over at Michigan, even going so far as to call some of his recruiting tactics “cheating.” On Thursday evening, Harbaugh responded.The Wolverines head coach dropped the hammer on the ESPN SEC personality with this tweet, in which he (intentionally?) got Finebaum’s name wrong. What had Harbaugh so heated against...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Board of Regents approves $21 million performance center for Michigan football program

Things have been looking up for the Michigan football program ever since Jim Harbaugh arrived on the scene in 2015. In addition to the improved product on the field and upswing in recruiting, the football program now has a shiny new performance center to look forward to utilizing in the future.Michigan’s Board of Regents approved a $21 million project that will provide the football...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh hires father of top 2019 QB recruit

Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh has been known to toe the line on the recruiting trail, and if you don’t believe it, simply google “satellite camps.”  His latest hire is just one more in a long line of controversial moves.According to Bill Bender of SportingNews, Harbaugh and the Wolverines have hired Michael Johnson, who has resigned from his position as head coach of...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State's Ward blatantly trips opponent, gets tech

Michigan State was assessed a technical foul late in the first half of their game Tuesday night against rival Michigan because of a trip by Nick Ward.Michigan missed a shot and there was a scramble for a loose ball, which resulted in a foul on the Spartans. The game was breaking for a timeout, leading Moritz Wagner to head to the Wolverines’ bench. As he took a few steps in that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh: Tom Brady is ‘the greatest football player to ever play’

Tom Brady is widely considered to be one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history, and Jim Harbaugh feels that is not enough.Believe it or not, Harbaugh actually thinks Brady is underrated.“Unbelievable, I don’t think he gets the credit due to him,” Harbaugh told reporters on Wednesday when asked about Brady, via Mark Snyder of The Detroit Free Press. “He’s not getting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Harbaugh planning to take Michigan abroad for next five years

Let it never be said that Jim Harbaugh doesn’t plan ahead.The Michigan football coach revealed Wednesday that his practice of taking foreign trips with his team is expected to become an annual occurrence, and he has some planned out well in advance already. Harbaugh is already taking his team to Italy this spring, and it sounds like there’s much more to come. The Wolverines being...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Aubrey Solomon gets tongue-tied when announcing recruiting decision

Top defensive tackle recruit Aubrey Solomon got a little bit tongue-tied when announcing his signing decision.Solomon donned a Michigan hat as he announced his school choice, but when he spoke to confirm his decision, out came the University of Miami. Just to be clear, Solomon meant to commit to Michigan. We may never know why he had Miami on the brain.Whatever the case, Solomon...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh celebrates signing recruit by jumping into pool fully-clothed

Jim Harbaugh landed yet another highly prized recruit this week by convincing four-star wide receiver Oliver Martin to join the Michigan Wolverines football program. And Harbaugh, as he is wont to do, did some patented Harbaugh-like stuff to celebrate.The fiery Wolverines head coach, joined by assistant Pep Hamilton, revealed Martin’s commitment in a video posted to Twitter by...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh wants son baptized at Vatican during Wolverines' Rome trip

Jim Harbaugh is hoping to take care of some family business when the Michigan Wolverines head to Rome for three of the program’s spring practices.The Wolverines head coach took to Twitter to post a heartwarming photo of him cradling newborn son John. The newest member of the Harbaugh brood was born Jan. 11, 2017 and is Harbaugh’s fourth child with wife Sarah and his seventh child...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh meets driver who hit him when he was six years old

Jim Harbaugh has done some crazy things during recruiting trips. But none might be more strange than what happened on a recent trek to Iowa.While in Iowa City, Iowa, Harbaugh got to meet a man with some significance in his life. As a six-year-old, Harbaugh ran into the street after a ball. He ended up being hit by a car while chasing the ball. Forty-seven years later, Harbaugh reunited...
Via The Comeback
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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