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Game 27: Michigan at Minnesota Recap

Michigan battled against Minnesota, forcing overtime despite trailing by 6 points with 1:17 to play, but it wasn’t enough to escape with a road victory. The Wolverines played nearly flawless offense in the second half, but couldn’t get out of the way of their own mistakes some frustrating officiating on the road. I’ll avoid one of John Gasaway’s four dullest topics in...
Via UM Hoops
3 hours ago

Video: John Beilein talks loss at Minnesota

John Beilein wouldn’t comment directly on officiating, but was obviously peeved after the Wolverines allowed 41 free throw attempts in their loss at Minnesota. The post Video: John Beilein talks loss at Minnesota appeared first on UM Hoops.com.
Via UM Hoops
4 hours 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
4 hours 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
5 hours 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
14 hours ago

Michigan Basketball PSA: Please Don’t Say Earth Is Flat

With it apparently being popular now to say Earth is flat, this is a PSA to Michigan basketball players: Don’t do this crap, please. Never mind universal healthcare; we can’t even decide if Earth is round or flat. And please, Michigan basketball players, I’m begging you, please don’t come out here and say Earth is […] Michigan Basketball PSA: Please Don’t Say Earth Is...
Via GBMWolverine
1 day ago

Michigan Basketball Could Use Quality Road Win vs Minnesota

Michigan basketball needs a road win on its resume and has a chance to get an impressive on Sunday against Minnesota. With three straight wins, including one against a ranked Wisconsin team, Michigan basketball is in its best position with regards to the NCAA tournament since the start of Big Ten play. With a 17-9 […] Michigan Basketball Could Use Quality Road Win vs Minnesota...
Via GBMWolverine
1 day ago

Michigan Basketball: Zak Irvin, Mo Wagner breathe easy in Wisconsin victory

Michigan basketball beat Wisconsin in large part because of the efforts by Zak Irvin and Mo Wagner. Zak Irvin and Mo Wagner had a few reasons to be tense before Michigan basketball’s game against #11 Wisconsin. The lack of victories against ranked opponents still hung over the Wolverines like a cloud, for one. Yet the […] Michigan Basketball: Zak Irvin, Mo Wagner breathe easy...
Via GBMWolverine
1 day 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh called “Pete” Finebaum an “SEC water carrier”

I’m pretty sure Jim Harbaugh and Paul Finebaum won’t be enjoying dinner together anytime soon. Thursday, the Michigan head coach took to Twitter, referring to Finebaum as “Pete” after the usually critical ESPN talking head called Harbaugh an ‘evil genius’ while alluding to his tactics, namely the Rome trip as ‘cheating’. Via the Detroit Free Press: “He is an evil...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
2 days ago

Zak Irvin keeps shooting, snaps slump

Michigan fans had never seen Zak Irvin like this: dejected, uncertain, in his own head. Give credit to the senior for admitting that his recent shooting woes were not due to anything mechanical or the offense running more through Derrick Walton. They were mental. Irvin was 4 for 31 from the field over his past four games entering last night, including 2 of 15 from three. “At that...
Via UM Hoops
2 days ago

Michigan flips defensive script, stops Ethan Happ in second half

To watch Wisconsin forward Ethan Happ play is to step into basketball’s past. In this modern age of big men who can stretch the floor or just as easily beat their defender off the bounce, the 6-foot-10 redshirt sophomore does most, if not all, of his work down low. Happ has never attempted a 3-pointer and he’s only made two field goals outside of five feet. Instead, he boasts...
Via UM Hoops
2 days ago

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
3 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Moritz Wagner lights up Wisconsin in Michigan win

Perhaps finding a little extra inspiration after a Wednesday meeting with Dirk Nowitzki, Michigan sophomore Moritz Wagner went off against Wisconsin tonight to the tune of 21 points in a 64-58 win over the 11th ranked Badgers. Wagner’s night also helped Michigan overcome an 8-point second half deficit as the Wolverines handed Wisconsin their second straight loss. Zak Irvin and...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
3 days ago

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
3 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
3 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...
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6 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
12 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
17 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
18 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
18 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
19 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
24 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
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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