- Michigan Stadium Aerial: Construction Updates
Fresh pictures of the PDC
- Eric Gordon All-Stars Zak Irvin and VJ Beachem both picked up big offers yesterday. Irvin added one from Tennessee while Beachem added Notre Dame to his offer list. Here are some additional highlights of Beachem from this summer. Beachem also wrote an “in their own words” feature for the Indy Star.
- Latest on Austin Hatch
An updated journal entry on Hatch’s Caring Page
- Zack Novak shines in low-key role with Wolverines
Novak profile in the Detroit News
- D-I’s Top 100 Players: 51 to 70
Hardaway checks in at No. 52, also No. 6 in the 2013 mock draft at NBADraft.net.
- Catching Up with Guard Stu Douglass
- Detroit News: State’s basketball clout is disintegrating
A humbling article on the status of high school basketball in the state of Michigan that speaks a b
Our final individual season highlight film features forward Evan Smotrycz. Expectations are high for Smotrycz to make a jump in production next season, but here’s a look at his roller coaster of a freshmen season.
We’ll conclude the highlight series with a final video chronicling the entire 2010-11 season, you can find previous individual highlight reels here or on individual player pages. For more on Smotrycz, make sure to read his report card from April.
It’s been a huge July for Michigan commitment Glenn Robinson III and his AAU teammate Mitch McGary. Robinson continues to cement himself as a top 50 player, while McGary, who recently visited Michigan, pushes his way higher in the top five. Here is some footage of the SYF Players AAU squad featuring Robinson and McGary with video credit to BadgerBlitz.com.
We have additional footage of Robinson from the Under Armour Best of the Best event courtesy of Gym Rats Insider, after the jump. [click to continue…]
Players from all over the State of Indiana converged at Ben Davis High School on Monday for the Annual IBCA Top 100 Showcase. The event, which is open to NCAA coaches, features the top underclassmen in Indiana. Participants engage in a variety of drills, skill evaluations, seminars and three rounds of scrimmages prior to the day’s end. This year’s event was highlighted by names such as Gary Harris, Zak Irvin, Basil Smotherman and many others. Among those in attendance was class of 2012 Michigan commitment Glenn Robinson III. Michigan head coach John Beilein and assistant Jeff Meyer were in attendance at the event, keeping close tabs on Robinson and many others. Check out UM Hoops’ scouting notes on Robinson as well as video from his scrimmage play.
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Nick Stauskas is back in action this July after battling injuries throughout the spring AAU period. Stauskas was impressive at the RBK Breakout Challenge to start the live period and also impressed at the Hall Of Fame National Invitational in Springfield, MA. Here’s a recent compilation of footage from the Hall of Fame Invitational:
Derrick Walton put together a great week in Indianapolis, exploding for a handful of 30+ point performances on the national stage. Walton led his Michigan Mustangs 16U squad to the Elite 8 in the platinum bracket with a run that included an upset over the Eric Gordon All-Stars. UMHoops was on hand to provide video of Walton as well as his teammate Steve Haney.
You can find footage of Walton’s AAU teammate, and fellow Michigan target, Steve Haney after the jump and make sure to catch up on all of our content from the 2011 Adidas Invitational on this page. [click to continue…]