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John Beilein earns 500th division I win after Michigan victory over Rutgers

Four of five Wolverines scored in double figures as Michigan defeated Rutgers 68-64 on the road for John Beilien‘s 500th career division one win. Zak Irvin led the way for the Wolverines with 16 points while Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman followed that up with 14 points. Up 35-28 at the half, Michigan was outscored in the second 36-33 and lost the lead with 7:58 remaining the game...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
15 hours ago

Game 28: Michigan at Rutgers Recap

Michigan had everything to lose and very little to gain on its Wednesday night trip to The RAC and it played like it was feeling the pressure. The Wolverines led for most of the evening in New Jersey, but every time it felt like they could put the game away the Scarlet Knights crept back into the action. After extending the lead to 10 points in the first four minutes of the second...
Via UM Hoops
17 hours ago

Video: John Beilein recaps win at Rutgers

Michigan head coach John Beilein was pleased with his team’s “really great win” at Rutgers on Wednesday night. Here’s what the coach had to say. The post Video: John Beilein recaps win at Rutgers appeared first on UM Hoops.com.
Via UM Hoops
18 hours ago

Michigan Basketball Hangs On At Rutgers For John Beilein’s 500th D-I Win

It definitely wasn’t as pretty as Michigan basketball wanted it to be, but the Wolverines finally have another road win after beating Rutgers. It’s a good thing Michigan basketball doesn’t have room to be apologizing for wins. If it were, the Wolverines may never stop saying sorry after this one. Michigan traveled to Rutgers and […] Michigan Basketball Hangs On At Rutgers...
Via GBMWolverine
18 hours ago

Harbaugh adds Lempa as defensive analyst on Michigan staff

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Jim Harbaugh has added Kevin Lempa as a senior defensive analyst on his Michigan football staff. Lempa said Wednesday he is fired up to work with Wolverines defensive coordinator Don Brown again. He coached defensive backs at Boston College from 2013 to 2015 while Brown was the Eagles' defensive coordinator. Lempa was Hawaii's defensive coordinator last...
Via Associated Press
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball Will Probably Slap Rutgers In The Face

It’s difficult to find a team in the Big Ten that even comes close to being as bad as Rutgers. Michigan basketball could make this an ugly affair. Rutgers is pretty easily the worst team in the Big Ten, and it’s not too far ahead of the lowest competition Michigan basketball has seen this season. […] Michigan Basketball Will Probably Slap Rutgers In The Face - GBMWolverine...
Via GBMWolverine
1 day ago

Quick Analysis: What Aidan Hutchinson Brings To Michigan

Strengths: The definition of a lineman-athlete, extremely quick and active for someone on the line of scrimmage, but also blessed with a frame that can add a lot more muscle over the coming years, very long arms for controlling offensive linemen and tackling athletes, a nose for the ball, an ability to track down athletes in space, great change of direction, very quick reflexes,...
Via Maize n Brew
1 day ago

Sean Magee becomes Michigan Football Director of Player Personnel

"We are excited to have his military experience, leadership skills and organizational talents help make our program great.” The latest addition to the Michigan Wolverines football staff is Director of Player Personnel Sean Magee. Per a release from MGoBlue.com, Magee comes to Ann Arbor after serving in the same position at the U.S. Naval Academy: "Sean brings a strong recruiting...
Via Maize n Brew
1 day ago

Michigan Football Recruiting: 4-Star DE Aidan Hutchinson is a Good Get for 2018

Michigan football got a commitment from 4-star defensive end Aidan Hutchinson Tuesday. Here’s why it was a good get in more ways than one. 2018 recruiting classes are far from being finalized, but that didn’t stop Michigan football from adding to its 2018 class Tuesday, with the commitment of Aidan Hutchinson. Hutchinson is a four-star […] Michigan Football Recruiting: 4-Star...
Via GBMWolverine
1 day ago

Michigan Football: NFL Teams Shouldn’t Worry About Jabrill Peppers Position

Former Michigan football player Jabrill Peppers may not have one position, but that should’t cause his stock to free fall in the 2017 NFL draft. There have been many mistakes made in the NFL draft over the years. And if Jabrill Peppers of Michigan football doesn’t go in the first round, it will be another. […] Michigan Football: NFL Teams Shouldn’t Worry About Jabrill Peppers...
Via GBMWolverine
2 days ago

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
2 days 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
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
5 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
9 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
15 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
21 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
21 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
22 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
23 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
28 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
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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