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Michigan 58, Nebraska 44
Beilein: “Guys stepped up all over the place”
Video: Players react
Video: Tim Miles on loss
Breaking down Michigan’s zone
It took 20 minutes, but Michigan finally looked like Michigan again in the second half of its 14 point home victory over Nebraska. Even if the names and faces were still unfamiliar.
The Wolverines were without Caris LeVert, Derrick...
Even without Derrick Walton, Mark Donnal or Caris LeVert, the Michigan basketball team managed to grind out a 58-44 win over Nebraska on Tuesday night.
After the victory, John Beilein spoke about Walton’s injury, which may be serious enough to sideline him against Michigan State. He also commended Zak Irvin for his rebounding and assist numbers and compared Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman...
Nebraska head coach Tim Miles discussed why Nebraska struggled against Michigan’s 1-3-1 zone and called the blowout loss at Michigan ‘disappointing’. Watch Miles’ full press conference in the embedded media player above.
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Zak Irvin, Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman and Andrew Dakich met with media following the Michigan basketball team’s 58-44 win over Nebraska.
Following his first career double-double, Irvin talked about developing as an all-around player. Meanwhile, Abdur-Rahkman spoke about driving to the basket, and Dakich praised the Wolverines’ ability win despite a makeshift starting lineup....
Michigan and Nebraska are set for a 7:00 p.m. tip-off on ESPN this evening with Mike Tirico and Dan Dakich on the call.
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Breaking down Michigan’s zone defense
Game 21: Nebraska at Michigan Preview
Notebook: Offensively challenged Michigan preparing for stingy Nebraska ‘D’
Video: John Beilein, Max Bielfeldt...
Michigan’s zone defense has gone from an occasional wrinkle to a staple over the first month of the Big Ten season.
The 1-3-1 zone spearheaded several late conference victories, helping Michigan come back from 13 down against Illinois, 9 back against Minnesota and 5 points against Northwestern. A week ago at Rutgers, the Wolverines went to the 2-3 zone and were able to come back...
Who: Nebraska (12-7, 4-3 B1G) at Michigan (12-8, 5-3 B1G)
Where: Crisler Center (Ann Arbor, MIJ)
When: 7:00 p.m., January 27th, 2015
Radio: 950 AM, 1050AM
Michigan hosts Nebraska this evening with a chance to bounce back from Saturday’s home loss to Wisconsin. While the result against the Badgers was disappointing, the Wolverines should be able to take some confidence...
Nebraska may have one of the Big Ten’s best scorers in Terran Pettaway, but the secret to beating the Cornhuskers this season is cracking their defense.
And the Michigan basketball team, which averages just .98 points per possession, will have its hands full against one of the conference’s elite in stopping opponents.
The Cornhuskers have the second best defense in the league...
On Tuesday, the Michigan basketball team hosts Nebraska, one of the best defensive teams in the Big Ten. John Beilein and Max Bielfeldt met with media Monday afternoon to break down the matchup.
Beilein said the Wolverines are “banged up” in a way that could require a change to the starting lineup, though the coach didn’t specify who was hurt or if there were any new injuries...
Michigan’s John Beilein spoke on the Big Ten coaches teleconference Monday morning to preview his team’s upcoming game against Nebraska. He also touched on recent changes to college basketball since athletes began unionizing last year, and he finished with a story about how Canisius College made the NCAA tournament despite losing its best player.
Opening statement: “We had...
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1. Wisconsin (6-1)
Wisconsin escaped Michigan with an overtime win, but also obliterated Iowa on Tuesday.
Even without Traevon Jackson and with the shock defeat at Rutgers, Wisconsin is the class of the conference by...
Michigan fought No. 6 Wisconsin to the wire Saturday night at the Crisler Center, but the upset bid fell short.
Our Five Key Plays provides a closer look at how the shorthanded Wolverines managed to take one of the nation’s best teams to overtime.
1) Wisconsin run gives it lead at end of first half
The Wolverines held a slim lead with three minutes remaining in the first...
John Beilein was blunt when discussing whether Michigan’s 69-64 overtime loss to No. 6 Wisconsin could be considered a moral victory.
“None of us should be happy,” the coach said. “The pats in the back about ‘good game,’ I absolutely hate after a loss. I want them to have that mentality.”
The Wolverines missed several chances to pull off the improbable victory Saturday...
Wisconsin 69, Michigan 64
Photos: Wisconsin 69, Michigan 64
Video: Beilein on loss
Video: Players react
Video: Bo Ryan on win at U-M
Austin Hatch on GameDay
Michigan gave Wisconsin everything it could handle on Saturday evening, but the Badgers had too much talent despite Derrick Walton’s heroics down the stretch.
“We’re learning about competing,” John Beilein said after...
On Friday, John Beilein said he hoped Michigan would “hang in there” against Wisconsin to hopefully have a chance to win late.
The coach got what he wanted: The Wolverines forced overtime on a three-pointer by Derrick Walton. But the Badgers scored the first six points of the extra period and won, 69-64.
Here’s what Beilein had to say after the loss.
Opening Statement: “People...
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Bo Ryan discussed the rising popularity of the internet, his plans to build a bakery and Wisconsin’s victory over Michigan on Saturday evening.
Watch the Badger head coach in the embedded media player above.
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Zak Irvin knew the shot was good from the moment it left Derrick Walton’s hands.
But despite the sophomore guard’s three-pointer to force overtime, the Michigan basketball team fell to Wisconsin, 69-64, on Saturday night. After the game, Walton spoke about the dramatic shot, and Max Bielfeldt discussed the solid performances from the Wolverines’ three centers. Meanwhile, Irvin...
Michigan hosts its biggest home game of the season as the Wisconsin Badgers travel to Ann Arbor. The Wolverines will be without Caris LeVert, but their other injuries are all improving.
College GameDay will be live from Crisler Center starting at 6:00 p.m. with tip-off scheduled for 7:00 p.m. The game will be broadcast by ESPN with Dan Shulman, Jay Bilas and Shannon Spake handling...
ESPN’s College GameDay broadcast live from the Crisler Center this morning. Check out our photo gallery from our event, including a behind-the-scenes look at John Beilein and Austin Hatch.
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Michigan freshman Austin Hatch was featured on ESPN’s College GameDay segment this morning in Ann Arbor. Hatch and Wolverine head coach John Beilein were both interviewed by Rece Davis and Jay Williams along with a teaser for an upcoming ESPN feature on Hatch. The entire ESPN feature will be released on February 8th.
Watch the full segment in the embedded media player above...
ESPN analysts Jay Bilas, Seth Greenberg and Jay Williams met with local media in Ann Arbor to preview College GameDay.
The three had mixed opinions about whether Michigan can make the NCAA tournament but expressed how impressed they’ve been with John Beilein and the Michigan program.
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As John Beilein explained Friday afternoon, there’s no easy strategy to stop Wisconsin’s offense or score against the Badgers’ stingy defense.
The biggest challenge the Wolverines will face comes from preseason All-American Frank Kaminsky, who is averaging 17 points, eight rebounds and two blocks per game. The 7-foot center can post up, and he stretches defense by hitting 40...
John Beilein, Andrew Dakich and Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman met with media Friday to preview Michigan’s contest against Wisconsin, which will be televised nationally as part of ESPN’s College GameDay on Saturday night.
Beilein discussed the challenges of defending Frank Kaminsky and the Badgers, while Dakich spoke on the decision to burn his redshirt and Abdur-Rahkman talked...