Former Wolverines excelling in NBA Summer League

It’s NBA Summer League season as the Orlando Summer League wrapped up last week and the Las Vegas league is now in full swing. Michigan is well represented as seven different Wolverines are on summer league rosters including Nik Stauskas, Mitch McGary, Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr., Glenn Robinson III, Darius Morris and Jordan Morgan. Mitch McGary was a star of the Orlando Summer...
Via UM Hoops
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report Card 2014: Derrick Walton

Previously: Caris LeVert, Glenn Robinson III, Nik Stauskas, Jordan Morgan, Zak Irvin, Spike Albrecht (Photo: Dustin Johnston) Derrick Walton faced decidedly unrealistic expectations when he first stepped on the floor at the Crisler Center. Walton was the highest rated point guard that John Beilein had recruited to Michigan. The two point guards before him were Darius Morris and Trey...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Primer: Could three Wolverines end up in first round?

Nik Stauskas, Mitch McGary, Glenn Robinson III and Jordan Morgan will all hope to hear their names called tonight during the 2014 NBA Draft. Stauskas will be watching from the green room in the Barclays Center and is expected to be a lottery pick. Rumors have swirled that McGary has a promise somewhere in the 20. Robinson is projected on the fringe of the first and second rounds...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report Card 2014: Caris LeVert

Previously: Glenn Robinson III, Nik Stauskas, Jordan Morgan, Zak Irvin, Spike Albrecht (Photo: Scott Mapes) Caris LeVert’s sophomore season was so impressive that it was tough to appreciate how good it really was until the season was finished. We seemed to spend more time worrying about whether LeVert would regress or if his surprising play would hold up for an entire season...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Italy trip provides “perfect” opportunity for young Wolverines

Michigan will head to Italy in the middle of August to play four games in eight days before the start of the fall semester. The trip will allow ten days of practice before heading across the Atlantic and provide some much needed hands-on instruction for a Wolverine roster that features seven players with freshman eligibility. “We’re a little bit schedule-constricted, because...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan's Jordan Morgan receives letter from President Obama

Jordan Morgan shared a unique graduation present this weekend. The former Michigan forward tweeted a picture of a letter from the White House on Sunday. In it, President Obama congratulates Morgan on his graduation from U-M with a master's degree in manufacturing engineering. Morgan previously graduated from Michigan with a B.S.E. degree in industrial and operations engineering...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report Card 2014: Jordan Morgan

What more can we say about Jordan Morgan’s final season? Michigan’s redshirt senior was the bedrock of this Michigan team in every way but offense: he was the leading rebounder, the quarterback of the defense and the team’s emotional center. Morgan was the consummate leader, and exactly the kind this young, talented team needed; on a team stocked with NBA talent. Morgan was...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan gives out end-of-season team awards, Nik Stauskas wins MVP

Michigan doled out its team awards at the annual Michigan basketball banquet on Wednesday night. Nik Stauskas took home the MVP award and Jordan Morgan took home four separate awards on the night. Below you can read the full list of awards: Bill Buntin Most Valuable Player Award: Nik Stauskas Wayman Britt Outstanding Defensive Player Award: Jordan Morgan Rudy Tomjanovich Most Improved...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas, Jordan Morgan React on Twitter to President Obama Shout-outs

Barack Obama made an appearance in Ann Arbor on Wednesday, as he continues to push for a higher minimum wage. Before getting down to the nuts and bolts of his latest speech, though, the president took a moment out to recognize the Michigan basketball team. After admitting that he regretted picking against the Wolverines when filling out his bracket, Obama congratulated senior Jordan...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan goes down swinging in Elite Eight

INDIANAPOLIS — It was a good death. It was a glorious death, really. Michigan’s 75-72 loss to Kentucky on Sunday was epic and thrilling and extraordinarily well-played by both teams. Michigan and Kentucky traded haymakers all game long, and Kentucky had to play perhaps its best game of the season in order to come out on top. If the Wolverines had to go down, they were going down...
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March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan’s Jordan Morgan Did Not Agree With Deciding Charge Call In Wisconsin-Arizona Game

For whatever reason, this college basketball season seems like it’s been defined by the always-controversial charge/block call. In last night’s Michigan vs. Tennessee Sweet 16 matchup, Wolverines forward Jordan Morgan took a charge from Vols forward Jarnell Stokes in the game’s final moments, essentially securing the victory for his team. While that call has been heavily debated...
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March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Elite Eight preview: Michigan Basketball vs Kentucky

Michigan Basketball (28-8) will play Kentucky (27-10) in the Elite Eight on Sunday afternoon. Tip is scheduled for 5:05pm (EST) and the game will be televised on CBS. About Kentucky Kentucky is the youngest team in the country and they also have as much raw talent as any team in the country. The advanced to the Elite Eight by coming back from a 13 point deficit to knock off the defending...
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Morgan takes charge to help Michigan advance

One moment revealed everything. It showed Jordan Morgan’s intelligence and his determination and his heart and his basketball IQ; and that one play propelled Michigan into the Elite Eight. There were less than 10 seconds to play, as Michigan held onto a one-point lead. Jarnell Stokes, Tennessee’s best player, was dribbling the ball, ready to make a move, and Morgan knew what...
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March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Michan Beats Tennessee in Sweet 16 after Jordan Morgan Draws Charge

Tennessee battled back from as many as 15-points down in the second half to having a chance to take the lead over Michigan in the final seconds of their Sweet 16 game with Michigan. However on the final possession, the Vols’ Jarnell Stokes, who finished with 11 points on the night, drove hard to his right and was called for the charge, giving the ball back to the Wolverines and...
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March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA 2014: Michigan vs. Tennessee Recap

Michigan 73, Tennessee 71. Photo Gallery. Player Reactions. Press Conference. Photo: Dustin Johnston Michigan’s Sweet 16 battle with Tennessee carried out according to plan for the first 30 minutes. The threes were falling, Jordan Morgan controlled the paint and the Wolverines led by double-digits for most of the second half. Nik Stauskas buried a three-pointer with 3:40 to play...
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March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Locker Room: Jordan Morgan Answers Doubters

VIDEO: Michigan senior center Jordan Morgan speaks after scoring 15 in a win over Tennessee, talks about his psyche, what he thinks of people that doubt the Wolverines, and more.
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jordan Morgan, Nik Stauskas, Glenn Robinson III and Derrick Walton recap Tennessee win

Nik Stauskas, Jordan Morgan, Glenn Robinson III and Derrick Walton were all available to speak with the media in Michigan’s locker room following the Wolverines’ 73-71 Sweet 16 victory over Tennessee. The players talked about late-game execution, moving on to the Elite Eight and much more. You can watch the full interviews using the embedded media players below.
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The Side Of Fortune: Michigan Earned It ☆

The final 32 seconds of Friday night’s Midwest Regional semifinal between the Michigan Wolverines and the Tennessee Volunteers just kept spinning sideways. When the spinning stopped, Michigan was able to say that its first 37 minutes of quality were not undone by the final three. The Wolverines gained the kind of win that, in the middle of January, can elicit unsettling questions...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

On to the Elite 8! Michigan beats Tennessee 73-71

On to the Elite 8! The Michigan Wolverines are back in the Elite 8 for the second season in a row after taking down the Volunteers of  Tennessee 73-71 in their Sweet 16 match-up from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Granted, the Wolverines didn’t set any team tournament records in the game against Tennessee, but they did cash in on 11 of their 20 3-point attempts in the game...
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan advances to Elite Eight with win over Tennessee

Photo: Dustin Johnston Michigan’s offense carried it past Tennessee and into the Elite Eight on Friday night at Lucas Oil Stadium. Jordan Morgan led the way with 15 points, but every Michigan player that saw the floor scored in the 73-71 victory. Michigan led throughout the second half, but Tennessee cut the lead to just one point with 10.8 seconds to play. Tennessee had the ball...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA Midwest Regional betting news and notes: Michigan has secret weapon

The Midwest Regional has two of the most intriguing Sweet 16 matchups. Before you get your bets down Friday, make sure you cruise these betting news and notes for the Midwest side of the bracket. No. 2 Michigan Wolverines vs. No. 11 Tennessee Volunteers (-2.5, 134) Senior Jordan Morgan came up big, playing 35 minutes and earning a double-double (15 points, 10 rebounds) in the...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jordan Morgan, Glenn Robinson III, Spike Albrecht and Derrick Walton preview Tennessee

Michigan’s locker room was open prior to its open practice at Lucas Oil Stadium on Tursday. Jordan Morgan, Glenn Robinson III, Spike Albrecht and Derrick Walton were available to speak with the media regarding the Wolverines’ matchup with Tennessee in the Sweet Sixteen. You can watch interviews using the embedded media players below. Robinson, Albrecht and Walton after the jump.
Via UM Hoops
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball: The Power Forward Position

For the second straight game, Michigan basketball will face a team that starts two traditional post players. The Tennessee Volunteers feature two 6’8’’ players in their frontcourt.  Jarnell Stokes and Jeronne Maymon have been dominant on the boards in their three tournament games, pulling in a combined 23.7 rebounds. They also combine for 28 points, but this is less worrisome...
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Morgan turns in a career game against Texas

Dustin Johnston On Friday, the day before Michigan beat Texas 79-65 to reach the Sweet Sixteen for the second straight year, Jordan Morgan was fielding questions from media in the locker room along with the rest of his team. The topic of choice? The size of the Longhorn frontcourt. Morgan would be matched up with Cameron Ridley, who stood 6-foot-9 and every bit of his listed 280...
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March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball eyes Texas in Round of 32

Day 1 of Madness is in the books and it certainly did not disappoint in regards to jaw dropping, bracket busting pandemonium. Michigan’s matchup with Socon champion Wofford fit the typical 2-15 seed mold, seeing the Wolverines effectively suppress the Terriers to move on to face Texas in (technically) the third round. The 7th seeded Longhorns come into Saturday’s showdown with...
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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