Nik Stauskas talks return to Crisler, year in NBA
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Video: Nik Stauskas, Glenn Robinson III and Jordan Morgan talk return to Crisler Center, pro careers

Nik Stauskas, Glenn Robinson III and Jordan Morgan all made their return to the Crisler Center on Tuesday night for Michigan’s game against Michigan State. The trio met with media at halftime and discussed being back in Ann Arbor, their views on the Wolverines-Spartans rivalry, and their professional careers.

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Game 26: Michigan State at Michigan Open Thread

Michigan will look to extend its four-game home winning streak against Michigan State this evening as it hosts the Spartans for a Tuesday night clash at the Crisler Center. Tip-off is scheduled for 9 p.m. on ESPN with Dan Dakich and Mike Tirico handling broadcasting duties. Join the open thread discussion in the comments section after the jump.

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Game 26: Michigan State at Michigan Preview

Michigan hosts Michigan State this evening (9 p.m., ESPN) as it looks to break a four game losing streak without the services of Caris LeVert and Derrick Walton. The Wolverines took the Spartans to overtime in East Lansing and will be hoping their home crowd can turn the rematch in their favor.

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Video: John Beilein, Spike Albrecht and Zak Irvin preview Michigan State

John Beilein, Spike Albrecht and Zak Irvin met with media Monday afternoon to preview Michigan’s upcoming rivalry game against Michigan State. Beilein discussed the state of the rivalry, while Irvin spoke about how teams are guarding him differently. Meanwhile, Albrecht expressed his frustrations about the Wolverines’ numerous close losses.

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Austin Hatch to receive USBWA’s Most Courageous Award

Austin Hatch will receive the U.S. Basketball Writers Association’s Most Courageous Award for 2015 at the Final Four this April.

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Notes, quotes from Jeff Meyer on Big Ten teleconference

Michigan assistant Jeff Meyer spoke on the Big Ten coaches teleconference Monday morning. Here’s what he had to say about the Michigan State rivalry, the injuries plaguing the Big Ten and more.

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Big Ten Power Rankings: February 16th, 2015

In this week’s Big Ten Power Rankings we look at Wisconsin’s offensive dominance, Michigan’s lack of assists, Jae’Sean Tate’s offensive rebounding, Indiana’s dribble hand off offense and much more.

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Five Key Plays: Michigan at Illinois

Once again, the Michigan basketball team put itself in position for a key win, but once again, the Wolverines couldn’t close out the game. We look Michigan’s best moments from Thursday night’s loss to Illinois (including Aubrey Dawkins’ monster dunk) and examine what went wrong late.

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No easy answers for Michigan after another heartbreaking loss

On Tuesday, Feb. 10, the Michigan basketball team was practicing drills it should’ve perfected in September. On Wednesday, Feb. 11, John Beilein spoke about how the remaining schedule allowed his Wolverines to work their way back onto the NCAA tournament bubble.

And maybe it took one more gut-punching loss for everyone to realize you can’t be a preseason team on Tuesday and an NCAA tournament contender on Thursday.

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Game 25: Michigan at Illinois Recap

Since Caris LeVert’s injury, Michigan has now lost to Wisconsin, Michigan State and Illinois in overtime and by three at Indiana. But this one hurt just a little bit more. For the first time during that stretch, Michigan wasn’t fighting to comeback and tie the game, it was in control and let the game slip away.

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Photo Gallery: Illinois 64, Michigan 52 (OT)

All photos by Dustin Johnston. Full gallery after the jump.

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