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Italy Rewind: Spike Albrecht

Today we conclude our “Italy Rewind” series with a closer look at Spike Albrecht in our player-by-player recap and video feature from Michigan’s four-game tour of Italy. Previously: Zak Irvin, Caris LeVert, Derrick Walton, Aubrey Dawkins, Ricky Doyle, Kameron Chatman, Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman and Mark Donnal. Spike Albrecht is a gamble that continues to pay off...
Via UM Hoops
16 days ago  |  Discuss

By The Numbers: Michigan 116, Padova 52

Michigan finally broke the century mark in its 116-52 win over Petrarca Padova on Wednesday. U-M released a box score (compiled by hand) and since the game wasn’t streamed, here are some statistical observations and notes from the box score including our traditional Four Factors graph. Box Score: Click to view the full Michigan box score It’s not much of a surprise that Michigan...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

By The Numbers: Michigan 93, Vicenza All-Stars 53

Michigan picked up another comfortable win over the Vicenza All-Stars on Tuesday and Michigan released a box score with everything but steals, turnovers and blocks. Since the game wasn’t streamed, here are some statistical observations and notes from the box score including our traditional Four Three Factors graph. Box Score: Click to view the full Michigan box score Michigan...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

By The Numbers: Michigan 99, Perugia Select 60

Michigan beat the Perugia Select All-Stars in a blowout win on Sunday in Rome. A full box score was not available, but Michigan’s media relations team put together a box score with stats for Michigan players. Since the game wasn’t streamed and we don’t have a lot more to work with, here are some statistical observations and notes from the box score including our traditional...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Duncan Robinson: ‘Michigan was an opportunity I couldn’t pass up’

Duncan Robinson punctuated his three day official visit in Ann Arbor with a commitment to Michigan. Making the jump from Division III to Division I looks like the chance of a lifetime, but Robinson also understood the risks. “To be honest it was an opportunity that I felt like I couldn’t pass up,” Robinson said by phone on Wednesday evening. “Specifically, leaving Williams...
Via UM Hoops
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Similarity Analysis: Spike Albrecht

Similarity Scores Explained. Previously: Caris LeVert | Derrick Walton | Zak Irvin Spike Albrecht’s role has been pretty defined for his two years on campus – basically spelling the starting point guard with quality minutes, allowing him to play off the ball a little bit in certain lineups, and generally being able to efficiently run the offense. That’s unlikely to change,...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report Card 2014: Spike Albrecht

Previously: Glenn Robinson III, Nik Stauskas, Jordan Morgan, Zak Irvin After last season, Spike Albrecht’s name was on the tip of the country’s tongue after hitting up supermodel Kate Upton following Michigan’s loss to Louisville in the national title game. The sophomore had a first half for the ages, scoring 17 points with a flurry of 3-pointers. His sophomore season ended...
Via UM Hoops
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Recruiting Roundup: April evaluation period

This past weekend marked the only NCAA live period of the spring, which made for a busy weekend for college coaches. This is the only opportunity to make evaluations on the AAU circuit before the July live-period and more importantly, Michigan’s June 15th offer date for class of 2016 prospects. John Beilein spent the majority of his time in Sacramento for the first session of Nike’s...
Via UM Hoops
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Spike Albrecht, Caris LeVert speak at Michigan banquet

Spike Albrecht and Caris LeVert both spoke briefly with the media at the annual Michigan basketball banquet on Wednesday night. Albrecht talked about filling the leadership void next season with Jordan Morgan, Jon Horford, Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III leaving. LeVert talked about his own NBA evaluation process and confirmed that he is returning next season. You can watch both...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan evaluating 2014 wing Ryan Taylor

Michigan is pursuing a possible late signing in the 2014 class — Ryan Taylor, a shooting guard currently finishing up a prep year at St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy in Delafield, Wisconsin. Taylor scored a little over 20 points per game during his prep season this winter. Taylor is a target in line with previous late signees such as Spike Albrecht and Caris LeVert. The...
Via UM Hoops
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Little-Known Freshman Bronson Koenig Leads Wisconsin To First Half Lead Over Kentucky

UWBadgers.com In last year’s National Championship Game, Michigan reserve Spike Albrecht became an instant star, scoring 17 first half points against Louisville. This year, it looks like another little-known Big Ten freshman guard is ready to break out on the sport’s biggest stage. Wisconsin’s Bronson Koenig averages 3.3 points per game this season, and only had two double...
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April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Nik Stauskas, Derrick Walton, Spike Albrecht and Jon Horford recap loss to Kentucky

Nik Stauskas, Derrick Walton, Spike Albrecht and Jon Horford were all available to speak with the media following Michigan’s season-ending loss to Kentucky in the Elite Eight. The players discussed their future plans, what they learned this season and much more. You can watch full interviews using the embedded media players below.
Via UM Hoops
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Nik Stauskas, Derrick Walton, Caris LeVert and Spike Albrecht preview Kentucky

Nik Stauskas, Derrick Walton, Caris LeVert and Spike Albrecht were made available to speak with the media on Saturday. Walton, Stauskas and LeVert were stationed in their own rooms, while Albrecht was in Michigan’s open locker room. The players talked about dealing with Kentucky’s length, emphasizing transition buckets against the Wildcats’ staunch half court defense and much...
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March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Caris LeVert, Mitch McGary and Spike Albrecht talk win over Tennessee

Caris LeVert, Mitch McGary and Spike Albrecht 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. McGary and Albrecht after the jump.
Via UM Hoops
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA Tournament: Michigan-Tennessee Preview

Michigan will get a physical game from the 11-seeded Tennessee Volunteers Friday in the Sweet 16. “If you look at Tennessee’s lineups they have a lot of talented player with size and length,” Michigan guard Nik Stauskas said. Michigan comes into the game shooting at a high rate of 48 percent.  Their offense will be tested against a good defensive team.  Tennessee’s Jordan...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Nik Stauskas, Caris LeVert and Spike Albrecht talk win over Texas

Nik Stauskas, Caris LeVert and Spike Albrecht were available to speak with the media after Michigan defeated Texas 79-65 to advance to the program’s second straight Sweet Sixteen. The players discussed neutralizing the Longhorns’ size advantage, stepping up when Texas challenged them in the second half and much more. You can watch full interviews using the embedded media players...
Via UM Hoops
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Caris LeVert, Derrick Walton and Spike Albrecht react to win over Wofford

Derrick Walton, Caris LeVert and Spike Albrecht were available to speak with the media following Michigan’s 57-40 win over Wofford in its first game of the NCAA tournament. The players discussed their improved defense, opening-round jitters and much more. You can watch the full interviews using the embedded media players below.
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Spike Albrecht, Zak Irvin, Jordan Morgan talk Wofford

Michigan players were made available in the locker rooms at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee prior to the team’s open practice on Wednesday afternoon. The players discussed what they’ve seen from Wofford on film, improving their defense and much more. You can watch interviews with Spike Albrecht, Jordan Morgan and Zak Irvin using the embedded media players below. Morgan...
Via UM Hoops
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

A look back at the top moments of Michigan’s 2013 NCAA tournament run

Michigan is two days away from starting another NCAA tournament journey, but here’s a look back at the top ten moments of Michigan’s 2013 NCAA tournament run. From Trey Burke’s three, to Spike Albrecht’s explosion against Louisville, here’s our top ten captured in video. 1. Trey Burke makes 30-footer against Kansas Is there anything else to say? This was the iconic shot...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Albrecht: Winning Big Ten is 'Special'

Post-game video of Spike Albrecht after Michigan's 66-56 win over Minnesota.
Via michigan.scout.com
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

50/50 Plays, Chemistry Keys to B1G Title

Michigan senior center Jordan Morgan and sophomore point guard Spike Albrecht have come up big in their careers in Ann Arbor. Following a B1G share clinching win over Minnesota Saturday, John Beilein knew exactly what put the Wolverines over the top.
Via michigan.scout.com
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Key Plays: Michigan at Purdue

1) Michigan goes on 11-2 run in the second half to cut into lead We’re picking things up late in Michigan’s 77-76 overtime victory at Purdue, which is fitting given that the first half was one to forget anyhow. Michigan ran out of the tunnel after halftime to a 13-point deficit and after five minutes had gone by they had only cut into Purdue’s lead by two points. The above...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Albrecht Talks Walton Development, Wisconsin

VIDEO: Michigan sophomore point guard Spike Albrecht on the continuing development of freshman Derrick Walton, looking to Wisconsin, the Big Ten race, more.
Via michigan.scout.com
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: John Beilein, Michigan players discuss Wisconsin

John Beilein, Spike Albrecht and Jon Horford were available to speak with the media on Friday afternoon to preview Michigan’s upcoming matchup with Wisconsin at the Crisler Center. They talked about what it’s like playing a team for the second time in a season, the progress of Derrick Walton and more. You can watch the full interviews using the embedded media players below. ...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Spike Albrecht throws a sweet alley oop to Jon Horford

Michigan may have beaten down Nebraska by 29 points on Wednesday night, but the game definitely didn’t lack great highlights. Late in the second half of Wednesday’s win, Spike Albrecht threw a stationary alley oop pass to Jon Horford that wowed the crowd. Trust me, I was there. The post Spike Albrecht throws a sweet alley oop to Jon Horford appeared first on Diehardsport.
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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