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.
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.
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 the first half and how playing a veteran-heavy lineup for the final 20 minutes helped secure the victory. Watch their comments in the embedded media players below.
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)
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). [click to continue…]