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Notebook: Beilein ‘not thinking about any changes’ to starting lineup

Kameron Chatman has struggled to begin the season, but expect to keep seeing plenty of him. The freshman has started the year shooting just 18.8% (3-for-16) from the floor and has yet to hit a three-pointer. John Beilein, though, has no plans to take the 6-foot-7 wing player out of his starting lineup. “We’re not thinking about any changes in [our starters] right now at all...
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Five Key Plays: Detroit at Michigan

Michigan pulled away from Detroit in the final minutes Thursday night to claim a 72-61 win. Here are Five Key Plays from the Wolverines’ first close game of the year. 1) In-and-out threes highlight poor shooting start The Wolverines shot just 10-of-29 (34.5%) in the first half, and they entered the break down 28-27. The poor performance wasn’t a result of bad opportunities —...
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Spike Albrecht, veteran core leads Wolverines over Detroit

Allison Farrand When Michigan needed a spark against Detroit on Thursday night, it didn’t turn to Kameron Chatman or Aubrey Dawkins, its two most athletic freshmen. The Wolverines didn’t look to Mark Donnal or Ricky Doyle, either. In fact, they didn’t rely on any of the freshmen. Instead, they put the game in the hands of their veterans: the reliable core of Caris LeVert,...
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Game 3: Detroit at Michigan Recap

Michigan 71, Detroit 62. Photo Gallery. Beilein presser. Player reactions. Photo: Allison Farrand Learning on the job is good, but sometimes it’s better to sit and watch. Michigan’s freshmen are all promising players, but trailing Detroit early in the second half, John Beilein had no choice. He went with his veterans. Much has been made about the fact that Beilein only has...
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Photo Gallery: Michigan 71, Detroit 62

All photos by Allison Farrand. Full gallery after the jump. The post Photo Gallery: Michigan 71, Detroit 62 appeared first on UM Hoops.com.
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Video: Beilein recaps hard fought win over Detroit

John Beilein met with media Thursday night to discuss his team’s 71-62 win over Detroit. The Michigan coach explained his decision to turn to a veteran-laden lineup for the second half and talked about why the Titans were difficult to defend. Watch Beilein’s press conference with selected quotes after the jump. Opening statement: “This game was exactly what we expected...
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Video: Ray McCallum talks narrow loss at Michigan

Detroit head coach Ray McCallum was on the podium to discuss Detroit’s nine point loss at Michigan on Thursday evening. McCallum discussed Juwan Howard Jr., son of former Fab Five star Juwan Howard, and what he thought of Michigan’s team. Watch the Detroit head coach’s comments in the embedded media player below. The post Video: Ray McCallum talks narrow loss at Michigan...
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Video: Spike Albrecht, Caris LeVert and Zak Irvin recap tight win over Detroit

Caris LeVert, Spike Albrecht and Zak Irvin met with media members following Michigan’s 71-62 win over Detroit on Thursday night at the Crisler Center. LeVert paced the Wolverines with 21 points, while Irvin added 18. Albrecht went 2-for-5 from the field but contributed with four assists, four rebounds and a steal. The trio discussed the Wolverines’ poor shooting performance in...
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Game 3: Detroit at Michigan Open Thread

Michigan is back in action for one final tune up before heading to Brooklyn to face its first high-major action of the season against Oregon. Tip-off is set for 6:00 p.m. at the Crisler Center with Kevin Kugler and Shon Morris on the call for the Big Ten Network. Join the discussion is the comments section before, during and after the game. (Photo: Dustin Johnston) Pregame Reading...
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GIF Tape: Volume 1

No longer just a photo gallery, we’ve upgraded to moving pictures. Dustin Johnston’s wizardry has allowed us to piece together collections of his photos into animated GIFs. You can find the full collection from Michigan’s first three games after the jump (click to enlarge and play).  Zak Irvin shows off his improved jumper … and his athleticisim Spike Albrecht goes...
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Game 3: Detroit at Michigan Preview

Basics Who: Detroit (1-1) at No. 22 Michigan (2-0) Where: Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, MI When: 6:00 p.m., Thursday, November 20th, 2014 TV: BTN Radio: 950 AM, 102.9 FM, Sirius/XM 84 Early in the season there’s always the worry that every new test has the potential to expose a fatal flaw. That uncertainty proved foolish on Monday night as Michigan steamrolled...
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Notebook: Michigan welcoming familiar names back to Crisler Center

Dustin Johnston There will be a couple of familiar faces returning to the Crisler Center on Thursday when Michigan hosts Detroit. At halftime, the Wolverines will honor former All-American Campy Russell as part of the Legends Classic, but he won’t be the only name that Michigan fans recognize. Juwan Howard Jr., a senior who was named to the Preseason All-Horizon League First...
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Video: John Beilein, Derrick Walton and Zak Irvin preview Detroit

John Beilein, Derrick Walton and Zak Irvin met with media members on Wednesday afternoon to preview tomorrow’s game against Detroit. Beilein and Walton discussed seeing familiar faces on the Titans, while Irvin spoke about the improvements he has made to his jump shot. Watch them speak in the embedded media players below. Walton and Irvin after the jump. The post Video: John...
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A closer look at Zak Irvin’s hot start

Zak Irvin is averaging 22 points per contest through Michigan’s first two games. He’s shooting 9-of-14 on twos and 7-of-11 on threes for a 78% effective field goal percentage. His numbers through two games are not all too dissimilar to his statistics during Michigan’s Italian tour where he averaged 20.8 points per game with an 81.3 eFG%. Against any competition, even against...
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Five Key Plays: Bucknell at Michigan

Michigan had no difficulties dispatching Bucknell on Monday, jumping out to a quick 10-0 lead en route to a 77-53 win. Zak Irvin paced the Wolverines with 23 points, while Max Bielfeldt scored 18, a career-high. Here are five key plays from the win. 1) Michigan opens game with five defensive stops After falling into an early nine-point hole in Saturday’s season opener against...
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Max Bielfeldt shines in career night, but uncertainty remains in frontcourt

Dustin Johnston Max Bielfeldt didn’t just top his previous career-high scoring mark. He absolutely shattered it. Entering as the first big man off the bench just three minutes into Monday night’s game against Bucknell, the senior made his presence felt immediately, knocking down an open three-pointer from the top of the key. Less than three minutes later, he did it again, from...
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Game 2: Bucknell at Michigan Recap

Michigan 77, Bucknell 53. Photo Gallery. Player Reaction. Beilein Presser. Box Score. Max Bielfeldt wasn’t even in the conversation. For the last six months we’ve picked apart seemingly every player and lineup combination that Michigan could feature. We wrote stories about returning stars, freshmen and returning stars. Bielfeldt’s name was mentioned only in passing, or when...
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Video & Quotes: John Beilein recaps win over Bucknell

Michigan rode a 48-point first half to a 77-53 win over Bucknell on Monday in the first game of the Legends Classic. John Beilein wasn’t surprised by Max Bielfeldt’s 18-point performance, saying the senior center has been a “man-child” in recent practices. Watch Beilein’s postgame press conference in the embedded media player, and check out select quotes after the jump...
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Video: Max Bielfeldt, Derrick Walton and Zak Irvin discuss win over Bucknell

Max Bielfeldt, Derrick Walton and Zak Irvin met with media members following Michigan’s 77-53 win over Bucknell on Monday night. As the first big man off the bench, Bielfeldt scored a career-high 18 points. Meanwhile, Irvin recapped his own impressive performance, while Walton discussed the Wolverines’ disappointing second half. Watch their postgame comments in the embedded...
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Photo Gallery: Michigan 77, Bucknell 53

All photos by Dustin Johnston. Full gallery after the jump. The post Photo Gallery: Michigan 77, Bucknell 53 appeared first on UM Hoops.com.
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Game 2: Bucknell at Michigan Open Thread

Michigan returns to acton this evening to host the Bucknell Bison. Bucknell is the first Division I team that the Wolverines have faced and it will be the first nationally televised game of the season. Tip-off is scheduled for 8:00 p.m. and Seth Davis and Kevin Kugler will have the call for the Big Ten Network. (Photo: Dustin Johnston) Head to the comments to join in the discussion...
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Game 2: Bucknell at Michigan Preview

Basics Who: Bucknell (1-0) at No. 23 Michigan (1-0) Where: Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, MI When: 8:00 p.m., Monday, November 17th, 2014 TV: BTN Radio: 950 AM, 102.9 FM, Sirius 135, XM 195 After a quick turnaround from Saturday’s season opening win over Hillsdale, Michigan will take the floor again this evening to host the Bucknell Bison. Bucknell is led by...
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Five Key Plays: Hillsdale at Michigan

The Michigan basketball team ran away from Hillsdale on Saturday for a 92-68 win. Here are Five Key Plays from the Wolverines’ season opener. 1) Stedman Lowry paces Hillsdale to 15-6 lead Derrick Walton said Hillsdale “hit us in the mouth” early in Saturday’s regular-season opener. The Chargers jumped out to a 15-6 lead courtesy of Stedman Lowry’s 11 points in the first...
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Notebook: Veterans command attention in win over Hillsdale

Dustin Johnston Twelve different players saw the court in Michigan’s season-opening win over Hillsdale on Saturday, but the Wolverines’ production came almost entirely from a three-man core: Derrick Walton, Zak Irvin and Caris LeVert. The trio scored a combined 63 points, pacing Michigan to a 92-68 win. The team’s next-highest scorer, Mark Donnal, tallied just nine. And while...
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Game 1: Hillsdale at Michigan Recap

Michigan 92, Hillsdale 68. Photo Gallery. Beilein Press Conference. Box Score. (Photo: Dustin Johnston) Opening the season with a ring ceremony is more than a celebration, it’s a reminder of the end goal. Ask any of Michigan’s freshmen and they’ll say that watching their older teammates receive their rings is the ultimate motivation to get one of their own. Ask one of those...
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