MICHIGAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Nik Stauskas Away From The Podium

VIDEO: Michigan sophomore Nik Stauskas details NBA draft decision, reflects on his time in Ann Arbor, what the future of the Wolverines' program looks like, and more.
Via michigan.scout.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Michigan coaches discuss Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III leaving for NBA

All of Michigan’s coaches were on hand to see off Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III as the pair announced their decision to leave early for the NBA. John Beilein and the the three Michigan assistant coaches were on hand after the press conference to give their reaction to the news. They talked about how the process has changed as more players leave for the NBA and the effect...
Via UM Hoops
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting Roundup: Aubrey Dawkins, Tavarius Shine enter 2014 mix

Michigan has watched Ryan Taylor and Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman in recent weeks, and will host Abdur-Rahkman for an official visit this weekend, but the Wolverines have also been checking in on New Hampton guard Aubrey Dawkins. Dawkins is the son of Stanford head coach and former NBA player, Johnny Dawkins, and he  The 6-foot-4 guard has a scholarship offer from Dayton and Michigan...
Via UM Hoops
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Scouting Video & Evaluation: Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman

Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman is planning to take an official visit to Michigan this weekend as John Beilein and his staff look to fill the vacancies left by early departures. Abdur-Rahkman is an athletic combo guard checking in at 6-foot-4 that averaged 23.6 points, 6.2 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game while leading Allentown Catholic Central to a 29-1 record. Abdur-Rahkman also played...
Via UM Hoops
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan G Nik Stauskas Set To Make Decision Today

Nik Stauskas had a monster sophomore season in Ann Arbor. The Canadian was a major reason for the Wolverines success. He was named Big Ten Player of the Year, while also making second team All-American. ESPN reported last week that Stauskas was entering the NBA draft, but the 6-foot-6 guard denied those reports. Just wanted to reiterate that any reports about my future intenions...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas To Announce Decision Tuesday

Amid speculation and rumors, Michigan sophomore shooting guard Nik Stauskas, the 2014 Big Ten Player of the Year, will officially announce his plans to either return to school or enter the NBA draft at a press conference Tuesday.
Via michigan.scout.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

April Hot Board: Prospects and transfers on the radar

Michigan already lost Jon Horford and could face more attrition to the NBA Draft in the coming days and weeks. April recruiting is something akin to the Wild West and things move quickly. With fifth-year transfers, decommitments due to coaching changes, late-bloomers and other transfers – there are plenty of opportunities available. The Wolverines have been active on the recruiting...
Via UM Hoops
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan’s ‘Big House’ stadium sells out in a day for soccer game

Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid beats the ‘keeper to score. (AP Image) No, there is no typo in the heading.  Over a hundred thousand people will be entering The Big House, home of the Michigan Wolverines, in the summer to watch a soccer game. Tickets to see the exhibition game between two European heavyweights, Manchester United of England and Real Madrid of Spain, sold out in...
Via Sports-Kings
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Horford leaves Michigan basketball team

The first shoe dropped Thursday for Michigan's 2014-15 basketball roster. It didn't come from one of the expected sources, though. John Beilein announced that junior power forward Jon Horford is leaving the program to transfer to another school. Since Horford graduates next month, he will be eligible to play immediately. "My time at Michigan has been the most beneficial...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan's Jon Horford transferring, should be eligible immediately

Michigan is still awaiting NBA draft decisions on three key players, but the Wolverines are already losing one of their post players. The school announced on Thursday that redshirt junior forward Jon Horford is leaving Michigan and looking to play his final season of eligibility elsewhere. "My time at Michigan has been the most beneficial period of my life in terms of athletic...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Horford to transfer for final season of eligibility

Jon Horford will transfer from Michigan after graduating this May. Here’s the University of Michigan release. (Photo: Dustin Johnston) University of Michigan men’s basketball head coach John Beilein announced today (Thursday, April 10) senior forward Jon Horford(Grand Ledge, Mich./Grand Ledge HS) will not return to the Wolverine program in 2014-15, planning to transfer for his...
Via UM Hoops
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Nik Stauskas’ girlfriend Taylor Anderson let the world in on his NBA plans?

Did Nik Stauskas’ girlfriend Taylor Anderson let the world know back in March on what he intends to do about the NBA? The good guys over at It’s Always Sunny in Detroit posted a screen shot of this tweet from Ms. Anderson saying she’s ‘so excited’ about next year. She’s since then deleted the tweet and said it had to do with her family moving next year. She also said...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas Leaves Michigan For NBA Draft

Nik Stauskas will leave Michigan to declare for the 2014 NBA Draft. Stauskas had a breakout season as a sophomore, averaging 17.5 points while shooting 44 percent from 3-point range. Stauskas averaged 11 points as a freshman.
Via RealGM
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bredeson Leaves Michigan With Offer

The Michigan Wolverines offered Hartland Arrowhead (Wisc.) sophomore offensive lineman Ben Bredeson on Saturday when he came to campus for a spring game visit. He talks about that here.
Via recruiting.scout.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Nik Stauskas’ girlfriend divulge his plans for the NBA?

Has Michigan guard Nik Stauskas made up his mind about declaring for the NBA?  His girlfriend Taylor Anderson, a freshman at the University of Toledo, may have inadvertently divulged her dude’s plans Wednesday night on Twitter. Twitter Now, why else would Miss Anderson be “so excited” about next year? She won’t yet be of legal drinking age. Sophomore year of college only...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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