John Beilein is the head coach of the University of Michigan Men’s Basketball Team. Beilein has been the head coach since 2007 and has led Michigan to two Big Ten Championships and a Final Four appearance.
“I think with all our coaches, we get frustrated because we know we’re close, but trying to get that next level of achievement from them is difficult to do,” he said. “You’re just right there, either make that shot or make that pass or don’t throw that pass down there, get it up here. The only thing we do is just stay patient with it and continue to work on skill level.”
Following Michigan’s 66-56 loss to Maryland, John Beilein met with media and discussed the Wolverines’ poor shooting night, the use of the zone, and the coach’s rule to bench players with two fouls in the first half.
John Beilein, Spike Albrecht and Zak Irvin met with media Friday to preview Michigan’s game against Maryland. Beilein talked Caris LeVert’s NBA decision, Derrick Walton’s health and more, while the players talked about what it’ll take to pull off the road upset.
Michigan coach John Beilein joined the Big Ten coaches teleconference Monday morning to discuss his team’s win over Ohio State, the Wolverines’ practice schedule ahead of a tough road test at Maryland, Derrick Walton’s health, and more.
After his team’s 64-57 upset over Ohio State, John Beilein began his postgame press conference with a lighthearted joke. Then the coach praised Spike Albrecht, Max Bielfeldt, and just about everyone else on the Michigan basketball team for their contributions to the win. Check out what he had to say in the video player after the jump.
John Beilein and Aubrey Dawkins met with media Saturday afternoon to preview Michigan’s game against Ohio State. Beilein and Dawkins discussed facing D’Angelo Russell, while the coach also shed some light on the Wolverines’ postseason plans if they miss both the NCAA Tournament and NIT.
At times Tuesday, John Beilein wasn’t quite sure what his players were thinking defensively.
“I can’t explain what we do sometimes when we just leave a guy or two guys guard the same guy. I think a lot had to do with Dawson, if there’s a miss he puts it in. He did a tremendous job of that.”
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.
John Beilein suffered his first loss against John Groce since Ohio knocked Michigan out of the NCAA tournament in 2012 and his team clearly let one slip away. The Wolverines led 50-43 before suffering a 64-52 overtime defeat. Watch Beilein’s comments in the embedded media player after the jump.
John Beilein, Spike Albrecht and Max Bielfeldt met with media Wednesday afternoon to preview Michigan’s upcoming game against Illinois. Beilein discussed how he handles expectations to make the NCAA tournament, while Albrecht detailed a players-only meeting held after the Iowa game and Bielfeldt spoke on playing in his home state.
John Beilein discussed Michigan’s three-point loss to Indiana on Sunday afternoon. The head coach focused on Michigan’s final possession, Zak Irvin’s growth and the fact that the Wolverines are tired of growing through losses.
John Beilein met with media Saturday morning to preview Michigan’s upcoming road game against Indiana. The coach talked about the difficulties of playing at Assembly Hall, gave updates on the health of Spike Albrecht and Derrick Walton and discussed how the Wolverines are scrambling to improve.