Joe Stapleton

Joe Stapleton was served as UM Hoops' lead beat writer for the 2011, 2013 and 2014 seasons.

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Team 100  

With Derrick Walton sidelined, Wolverines step up in first road victory

With a little under three minutes remaining in the first half of Michigan’s 66-59 victory over NC State, Derrick Walton came down awkwardly on his left foot, and the Michigan basketball fan base let out a collective gasp.

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Team 100  

Video & Quotes: John Beilein recaps win at N.C. State

RALEIGH, N.C. – John Beilein met with the media after Michigan’s 66-59 win at North Carolina State on Tuesday afternoon. The victory moved Michigan to 5-2 on the season and gave the Wolverines a critical Big Ten-ACC Challenge victory.

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Team 100  

Video: Caris LeVert, Duncan Robinson and Moritz Wagner talk win at N.C. State

Caris LeVert, Duncan Robinson and Mortiz Wagner met with the media in Raleigh, NC after Michigan’s first road victory since January 20th, 2015 at Rutgers. Watch all three players in the embedded media player after the jump.

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Farewell from Joe

Joe Stapleton has been critical in the growth of this site over the past four years and without him I’m certain it wouldn’t be where it is today. Joe wrote just shy of 1,000 posts […]

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2013-14 Season  

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 […]

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Recruiting  

Getting to know: Kameron Chatman

Kameron Chatman is the highest-ranked recruit of Michigan’s 2014 class, coming in as the 26th-ranked player in his class and a consensus four-star. The hype is justified — at 6-foot-8 with a long wingspan, Chatman’s diverse […]

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2013-14 Season  

Report Card 2014: Zak Irvin

Scott Mapes Previously: Glenn Robinson III, Nik Stauskas, Jordan Morgan When Michigan needed points in a hurry this season, Zak Irvin was the man springing to action off the bench. The talented freshman was Michigan’s […]

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Recruiting  

Getting to know: DJ Wilson

DJ Wilson committed to Michigan on October 6th and since then his stock has shot up exponentially. The Sacramento native was injured for six months out of his junior year of high school, causing him […]

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Recruiting  

Getting to know: Ricky Doyle

Ricky Doyle is Michigan’s longest-standing commit in the 2014 class (excluding Austin Hatch who reclassified). Doyle committed over a year ago after his first visit to Michigan and his first visit to a school outside […]

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NBA Draft  

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 […]

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