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Notebook: Michigan looking for more post touches

John Beilein shared his thoughts on unproven players in the rotation and Michigan getting more touches in the post in advance of tomorrow’s game with Ohio State.

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Beilein eager to see how much freshmen can contribute

The freshmen saw some action last night and should continue to get minutes in these final two nonconference games in preparation for the Big Ten.

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Video: Zak Irvin, Ibi Watson and Xavier Simpson recap win over Central Arkansas

Senior Zak Irvin and freshmen Ibi Watson and Xavier Simpson talk about, among other things, Michigan’s three-point barrage against Central Arkansas.

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Five Key Plays: Armstrong State at Michigan

This edition of Five Key Plays isn’t so much Five Key Plays as it is five things to focus on from Michigan’s exhibition win over Armstrong State.

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Video: Ibi Watson, Derrick Walton and Moritz Wagner talk exhibition win

Ibi Watson, Derrick Walton and Moritz Wagner met with the media after Michigan’s exhibition win over Armstrong State. Irvin and Wagner led Michigan with 15 points a piece while Watson chipped in 7 points and four assists in his debut.

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2016-17 Position Preview: Wings

In our second of three position preview articles, we break down Michigan’s wings with stats, video breakdowns and analysis.

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Freshman Focus: Ibi Watson

Freshman Focus is an annual series that profiles the incoming freshman class featuring video breakdowns, analysis and statistics. Today we kick off the 2016 series with 6-foot-5 wing Ibi Watson

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Video: Ibi Watson Senior Highlights

Class of 2016 wing Ibi Watson’s fellow incoming freshman, Xavier Simpson, might have been named Mr. Basketball in Ohio, but Watson had a great year himself. The 6-foot-5 wing averaged 19.3 points per game and was named First Team All-State in Ohio.

Here are senior season highlights of Watson in action from HWBD Hoops.

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Recruiting Roundup: 2016 commits wrap up senior seasons

Michigan’s 2015-16 season is in the books as are the seasons of its four incoming commitments. Point guard Xavier Simpson has emerged as the jewel of Michigan’s class while Jon Teske, Ibi Watson and Austin Davis also wrapped up successful senior seasons.

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Q&A: Zach Fleer on Ibi Watson’s development

Michigan commitment Ibi Watson was one of the fastest rising class of 2016 prospects on the summer circuit and he’s carried that momentum into his senior season. The 6-foot-5 wing guard has gotten off to a strong start this year at Pickerington Central, most recently tallying 34 points, six assists and five rebounds in a loss to Walnut Ridge. We caught up with Zach Fleer of 270 Hoops — a website dedicated to Columbus-area basketball — to discuss Watson’s development this season.

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