Playing on the road with a shorthanded roster against one of the league’s top teams, Michigan wasn’t going to leave with a win by playing it safe. But this loss came down to John Beilein sticking to a pair of high-risk decisions for just a little bit too long.

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John Beilein recaps loss at Maryland
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Video & Quotes: John Beilein recaps loss at Maryland

Following Michigan’s 66-56 loss to Maryland, John Beilein met with media and discussed the Wolverines’ poor shooting night, the use of the zone, and the coach’s rule to bench players with two fouls in the first half.

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Spike Albrecht after Maryland
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Video: Spike Albrecht, Zak Irvin react to loss at Maryland

Spike Albrecht and Zak Irvin met with the media after Michigan’s ten point loss at Maryland on Saturday afternoon. Both players tallied a team-high 15 points in the defeat, but weren’t able to help Michigan come back from its early deficit.

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Michigan 64, Ohio State 57-21
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Notebook: Maryland’s Melo Trimble ‘plays like a senior;’ Derrick Walton will travel

John Beilein previewed Michigan’s upcoming road test at Maryland on Friday afternoon. The Wolverine head coach discussed the matchup difficulties with Melo Trimble, Derrick Walton’s improving health and Caris LeVert’s NBA feedback process during his press conference.

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John Beilein previews Maryland, talks LeVert's NBA decision
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Video: John Beilein, Spike Albrecht and Zak Irvin preview Maryland

John Beilein, Spike Albrecht and Zak Irvin met with media Friday to preview Michigan’s game against Maryland. Beilein talked Caris LeVert’s NBA decision, Derrick Walton’s health and more, while the players talked about what it’ll take to pull off the road upset.

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Game 28: Michigan at Maryland Preview

The statistics say that Maryland is one of the luckiest, or most overrated, teams in the Big Ten. The Terrapins are 11-4 in conference games, just 1.5 games back from Wisconsin, but have only outscored Big Ten opponents by .002 points per possession. That means that numbers say the Terps are closer to a .500-level team than a conference contender, despite the eye test and the win-loss record saying something very different.

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Michigan 64, Ohio State 57-12
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Mailbag: Spike Albrecht’s shooting, Abdur-Rahkman’s involvement, NIT

In this edition of the UM Hoops mailbag we look at Spike Albrecht’s three-point shooting, Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman’s isolation ability, what Michigan has to do to make the NIT and more.

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Michigan to wear color block uniforms in postseason

Michigan will wear these color block style Adidas uniforms in the Big Ten Tournament and potentially in any other postseason play.

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Michigan 64, Ohio State 57-10
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For Kameron Chatman, ‘less is more’

Perhaps the most surprising part of Kameron Chatman’s struggles this year stem from just how much he was hyped in the first place — not only by his top-40 ranking as a recruit, but by the Michigan coaching staff themselves.
“His basketball IQ has been outstanding,” Beilein said of Chatman before the season. “He’s picked up some of our concepts and some of our actions as quickly as anybody we’ve ever had. He’s been very productive as far as his talk and his knowledge of the game.”

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Big Ten Power Rankings: February 24th, 2015

In this week’s Big Ten Power Rankings we look at Michigan’s heavy minutes, Big Ten Tournament seeding possibilities, fouls, inconsistency and much more.

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Michigan 64, Ohio State 57-22
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Five Key Plays: Ohio State at Michigan

The Michigan basketball team showed flashes of greatness, endured a seven-minute scoring drought and made crucial buckets down the stretch to topple Ohio State, 64-57, on Sunday afternoon. In Five Key Plays, we look at the biggest moments from the upset.

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