Despite short career, Mitch McGary leaves lasting legacy

For three weeks, Mitch McGary was at the center of the college basketball universe. That was a little over a year ago. It feels like an eternity. When Michigan fans look back on McGary’s brief and wondrous career as a Wolverine, those three weeks will likely be what they think of first. There was his dominant performance against VCU, the first game in which he showed the true breadth...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mitch McGary holds up ‘Win The Game’ sign in Michigan huddle during MSU game

Michigan’s All-American center, Mitch McGary, is done for the season after having back surgery earlier in January. The sophomore center, who became a household name during Michigan’s tournament run last season, clearly has a future in coaching once his playing career is over.  McGary was seen in the huddle during the second half of Saturday night’s game with Michigan State holding...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: John Beilen, Mitch McGary talk McGary back surgery

Michigan released a statement today saying Mitch McGary is undergoing back surgery and will be out indefinitely. John Beilein joined McGary when the big man addressed the media on Friday. Beilein’s opening comment was that McGary is “out indefinitely and that may mean the end of the season. We do not know, it depends a lot on the surgery and the rehab.” You can watch the full interview...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

6 reasons Michigan Basketball will beat #1 ranked Arizona

With Michigan sitting outside the Top 25 and looking in with a 6-3 record, this season hasn’t started off quite the way most had hoped it would. The loss at Iowa State, well not surprising, was still disappointing. The loss to Charlotte in Puerto Rico was disconcerting. A trip to Duke resulted in Michigan being saddled with their third loss of the season. The Wolverines didn’t lose...
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Is Michigan basketball in trouble?

Michigan basketball already has two losses in the early moments of the 2013-14 season. They have also eked out an overtime win against Florida State. It hasn’t come easily in the wake of Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway, Jr’s departures. Quick, name the date that Michigan took their 2nd loss a season ago… Mitch McGary brings the intensity That didn’t come until February 2nd at Indiana...
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Mitch McGary hoping to return soon, but back injury becoming worrisome

ESPN’s Jeff Goodman was at Michigan basketball practice over the weekend. He tweeted some thoughts about practice but also reports that there’s reason for concern regarding McGary’s injury. “We’re just being cautious,” said the 6-foot-10, 260-pound big man, who has been out since the start of practice with what has been deemed by the school as a lower back condition. “I’m hoping...
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October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Top-5 2015 center Stephen Zimmerman sees himself in Mitch McGary

Stephen Zimmerman cemented his position as one of the very best class of 2015 prospects in the nation during both April live evaluation periods. Zimmerman – a consensus top five recruit – has been dominant throughout the spring. The seven-footer possesses a scary good all-around game: Zimmerman can shoot it and is an adept ballhandler with a skilled back-to-the-basket game. While...
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May 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball adds Andrew Dakich to 2013 recruiting class

Andrew Dakich (Photo credit: IndyStar) Michigan Basketball needed to add some depth to their 2013-14 roster and they found the perfect player to do that when they offered Andrew Dakich a chance to be a preferred walk-on. Dakich had similar offers from Butler and Purdue, but was drawn to the Wolverines. He is the son of Dan Dakich and played AAU ball with Mark Donnal. Dakich is a...
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan basketball remains rock solid

Just a week and a half removed from Michigan basketball ending their season with a national championship game loss, times have been tenuous in Ann Arbor. Yesterday, Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III announced their intentions of returning to Michigan for their sophomore seasons. This news came on the heels of Trey Burke’s obvious decision to leave and the subsequent departure of...
April 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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