I’ll have more wrap-up thoughts at some point but here’s a quick run-down of Michigan’s stats for the week. Obviously they really struggled for stretches, and four games isn’t a huge sample size, but there are still some interesting numbers. The table should be sortable by clicking the column headers.
With one final chance at earning a victory across the pond, Michigan came through in the clutch and earned a win.
Michigan played their best game both offensively and defensively of the entire trip. They were lights out in the first half (67% from the field) and cruised to a 50-31 halftime lead. Mons made a valiant comeback effort but Michigan made just enough plays in order to hold onto the much needed victory.
Matt Vogrich made plenty of plays for Michigan as he finished with 22 points and 7 rebounds while shooting 8 of 11 from the field. Tim Hardaway Jr. was the other double digit scorer with 14 while Novak added 9, Morris 8, and Smotrycz 7. Even more impressive was that they all shot 50% or better from the field.
It’s definitely nice to end the trip on a positive note and also pretty clear that Michigan steadily improved over the week. I’ll have a wrap-up post tomorrow but for now, here is the box score, tempo free stats, and some analysis after the jump.
Michigan wrapped up their European tour with an 80-74 victory over Mons today. Here are some post game interviews from the Michigan athletic department and I’ll have a full box score with some tempo free stats and analysis shortly as well.
The entire 2010-11 Michigan basketball schedule was released today. Not many surprises beyond what was expected but it’s worth noting that Detroit is not on the schedule as was rumored. I’ll have more thoughts on the schedule later today (or possibly tomorrow).
By Joe Stapleton | Recruits | Posted on August 26, 2010 at 8:48 am
Anton Wilson (Flint Carman Ainsworth) visited Michigan before the team took off for Europe and had the chance to sit in on a practice. Wilson is a 6-foot-5 2012 wing prospect who played for Team Pride this summer. He was a little overshadowed by all the star power on his AAU team (Ray Lee and Matt Costello, specifically) but still managed to impress plenty of coaches and jump on their radar. He’s a good scorer with solid range and athleticism. He’s also extremely long and wiry, especially for a guard. Here’s what Anton had to say about the visit.
Describe your game. I’m a scorer. I like to score and get my team involved. And I like to rebound.
You have visited Michigan, correct? Yes.
What did you think of the visit? It was great. They told me about the student part of being a student-athlete. They showed me how, if I went there I would be spending my day in academic courses. It was awesome.
Did you meet some of the Michigan coaches on your visit? What did you think of the new staff? Yeah, they were awesome. They’re great. They told me a lot of stuff about the school.
What did you think of practice? Did you meet anyone on the team? The practice ran great. It’s like, you got to go hard in practice to go hard in a game. I pretty much met the whole team when I was at camp.
Who has offered you so far? Baylor, Central Michigan, Cleveland State, Rhode Island.
Who else has shown interest in you? Georgetown, Indiana, Ball State, Michigan, Michigan State, USC and that’s about it.
If you were to receive an offer from Michigan, where would they rank on your list of schools? Probably number one.