2015 Big Ten Tournament

Michigan Illinois Big Ten Tournament Post Game Press Conference
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Video: Michigan press conference after beating Illinois

John Beilein, Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman, Aubrey Dawkins and Zak Irvin were on the podium after Michigan’s blowout win over Illinois in the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday afternoon. Watch their full press conference in the embedded media player after the jump.

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Michigan 73, Illinois 55-9
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Transcript: John Beilein, Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman, Aubrey Dawkins and Zak Irvin recap win over Illinois

John Beilein, Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman, Aubrey Dawkins and Zak Irvin were on the podium after Michigan’s blowout win over Illinois in the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday afternoon. Read their comments in the transcript after the jump.

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Illinois 64, Michigan 52 (OT) -16
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Big Ten Tournament: Michigan vs. Illinois Open Thread

Michigan and Illinois face off this afternoon with hopes of keeping their seasons alive. Tip-off is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. (eastern) at the United Center in Chicago and the game will be broadcast on BTN. Join in the open thread before, during and after today’s tip-off in Chicago.

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Michigan 79, Rutgers 69 -30
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Notebook: Wolverines ‘going for it all’ in Big Ten tournament

With the Michigan basketball team’s NCAA tournament hopes clinging to the barest of threads, John Beilein decided against showing his team too much film from its first two games against Illinois. Instead, he reminded them of the 2011 Big East tournament, when ninth-seeded Connecticut strung together five wins in as many days to claim their conference title before winning six more in the NCAA tournament to win a National Championship.

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John Beilein previews Illinois, Big Ten tournament
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Video: John Beilein, Spike Albrecht, Aubrey Dawkins and Max Bielfeldt preview Big Ten tournament

John Beilein and a trio of players met with media Tuesday to preview Michigan’s Big Ten tournament slate. The Wolverines open Thursday against Illinois at noon, and the winner faces top-seeded Wisconsin the following afternoon.

Beilein, Max Bielfeldt and Spike Albrecht discussed Michigan’s preparations for the postseason, while Aubrey Dawkins revealed his intentions to stay in Ann Arbor this summer with strength and conditioning coach Jon Sanderson.

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