In what will be one of the marquee match ups of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, Michigan will play at Duke. The Wolverines are 8-21 all-time against the Blue Devils, they last beat them in 2008 at Crisler Center. Michigan has won at Duke just three times, the most recent was in 1996.
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Here’s what we know about Michigan’s 2013-14 schedule.
With the period for underclassmen to declare for the NBA Draft finally over, it’s time to cheer some good decisions by two duos from the Michigan State Spartans and Michigan Wolverines.
In the day of immediate gratification and money, four stars from last season’s college basketball landscape decided the NBA can wait longer for their service. First, Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson...
A year ago we spent large portions of the offseason debating whether Michigan – slotted No. 5 in most preseason publications – was overrated entering the season.
The Wolverines were good the year before and snuck into a share of the Big Ten Championship but could they really be national contenders? Opinions varied across the board, including Dan Hanner’s drastic...
Michigan loses its top two scorers from a year ago but returns the rest of its rotation and adds three talented freshmen to the bunch. Michigan’s group of 11 is plenty talented but extremely young and the question that everyone wants answer is how the pieces will fit together in 2013-14.
The talk at Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary’s press conference was all...
Michigan Basketball’s 2013-14 non-conference schedule is starting to take shape. Here is what we know so far.
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Michigan will participate in the 2013 Puerto Rico Tip-Off. Other schools that will be playing in the event are Auburn, Charlotte, Florida State, Georgetown, Kansas State, Long Beach State and VCU.
The 2013 Puerto Rico Tip-Off will feature a bracket format...
Michigan freshman Glenn Robinson III experienced so much success in his first season with the Wolverines, the NBA came a calling. After mulling over leaving to pursue his dream of playing professionally or staying in Ann Arbor for another year, Robinson III made the best choice for his development after several discussions with coaches and family.
Not a few draft prospects have decided to go on the draft this year, in anticipation of a strong draft in 2014. Some players who are seen as “raw” or “needs one more year of polishing” have decided to take their chances for fear of getting out-shined by a banner year of talent.
That’s why it is quite surprising that two “sure” prospects from a successful program...
University of Michigan basketball fans can breathe a little easier today after freshman Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III both pledged to stay another year at Michigan. Guards Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. recently gave up their remaining eligibility to go to the NBA.
Both players sought evaluations of the NBA stock with the NBA Undergraduate Advisory Committee and had...
Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III met with the media this afternoon and announced their intentions to return to school next season. Read selected quotes from both prospects and their coaches about the decision to stay below.
Mitch McGary — Watch the video
On keeping it interesting: “It’s our decision. I tweeted that I was trying to have some fun, trying to keep the suspense...
Michigan freshmen Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III gave pause to consider bolting for the NBA after one season in Ann Arbor. Despite being potential lottery picks this spring, the duo opted to return for their sophomore years, no doubt a big win for John Beilein and Wolverine fans everywhere.
Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary took the podium together on Thursday, along with John Beilein, to announce their decision to stay at Michigan for their sophomore seasons. You can watch full video of the press conference using the embedded media player below.
Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary are coming back to Michigan for their sophomore seasons.
Robinson and McGary announced their decisions Thursday. The Wolverines have lost national player of the year Trey Burke and guard Tim Hardaway Jr. to the NBA draft, but now they can expect to return three starters from the team that reached the NCAA title game this season.
Via AP on Fox
April 18, 2013
Michigan freshmen Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III announced Thursday their intentions to stick around in Ann Arbor for their sophomore seasons, turning down the likelihood of being lottery picks in the 2013 NBA draft.
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Michigan fans and fans of a strong Big Ten conference in 2013-14 can breathe a sigh of relief today as both Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III will stay at the UofM and not declare for the NBA draft.
Most draft analysts had the freshmen duo as 1st round prospects, but both saw the draw of playing and continuing to progress at Michigan...
Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary are officially returning to the University of Michigan.
Michigan’s two talented freshmen had been projected as first round picks by most but opted to return to school for their sophomore seasons.
McGary and Robinson addressed the media this afternoon. We’ll have full coverage from the press conference to follow. Here are the official quotes...
With Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III coming back, just how good will the Wolverines be next year? Sure, they lost Tim Hardaway Jr. and Trey Burke to the NBA Draft. And that’s huge. But look how much they have coming back.
The #1 ranked power forward and #2 overall recruit in the nation (according to ESPNU) Mitch McGary picked the Michigan Wolverines, over the Duke Blue Devils...
Business wise, I think bad decision by both of them. This is a weak draft class where they both could have risen quickly up the charts.
But, I’ll never knock kids for staying in school, you can only play college ball once, so enjoy it while you can.
Michigan freshmen Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III will return to school, sources told CBSSports.com.
Both players were considered...
According to Jeff Goodman of CBS Sports, Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary are headed back to Ann Arbor for their sophomore seasons. The duo have a press conference scheduled for 4:30 p.m. this afternoon.
Robinson averaged 11 points and five rebounds as a freshman. McGary averaged eight points and six rebounds per game but had a breakout NCAA tournament performance...
Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary will announce their future plans this afternoon at the Crisler Center today at 4:30 p.m.
McGary and Robinson are both projected as first round picks after strong freshman seasons in Ann Arbor. Chad Ford has both prospects slated in the top 15 picks on his big board. Draft Express has McGary ranked No. 16 overall and Robinson ranked as the No....
Position: Small Forward
Height: 6-6 Weight: 210 lbs.
Draft prediction: Mid-First round
Essentials/Grades for position:
Basketball I.Q: A-
Athletic abilities: A-
Team player: A-
Overall passing: B-
Iso offense: B+
1-on-1 offense: C+
perimeter defense: B-
Passing under break pressure: C-
Michigan’s magical run to the NCAA tournament is over and the first piece of off season business to handle is the NBA Draft. John Beilein had the most talented roster of his career last season but having four potential first round picks comes at a cost. Trey Burke, Glenn Robinson III, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Mitch McGary all have very real NBA prospects to explore...
The Detroit Free Press was going to do all they could to make some money off of Michigan’s improbable tournament run, but now that they lost the plan is no longer plausible, or so you would think. They released the book on Amazon for a pre-sale, titled “Blue Heaven: The A-Maize-Ing Story of the Michigan Wolverines’ Return to Glory–and Their Second NCAA Title!” and lowered...
Act now and you can still pre-order your official copy of Blue Heaven: The A-Maize-Ing Story of the Michigan Wolverines’ Return to Glory–and Their Second NCAA Title! This limited edition book from the Detroit Free Press is still available via Amazon as of this posting , but you better hurry before it fills the empty book shelves of your local state penitentiary. Just like the...
Michigan’s five freshmen were all on the floor at one time against Louisville during Monday’s championship game. Watch four of Michigan’s freshmen react to the disappointing loss to the Cardinals in the embedded media players below.
Robinson, Albrecht and Stauskas after the jump.
Michigan’s basketball team is chock-full of stars on the rise. Trey Burke just won his fourth Player of the Year trophy, completing the sweep; Glenn Robinson III is back to his pre-Big Ten season form and regularly wows fans with his high flying dunks; Mitch McGary has seen his star rise the quickest of anyone in the tournament, going from a marginal bench player...