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.
John Beilein, Jon Teske, and Derrick Walton spoke with the media in advance of Saturday’s game against Kennesaw State. They talked about, among other things, what they learned from the Virginia Tech loss.
John Beilein, Derrick Walton, and Zak Irvin spoke with the media Tuesday afternoon in advance of Wednesday night’s home game against Virginia Tech. The game is part of the Big Ten-ACC Challenge. The Hokies, like Michigan, are 5-1.
“These are always really big challenges,” said Michigan coach John Beilein. “South Carolina’s got a terrific team. They had two really good big men last year, they got all their perimeter (players) back and their young kids that play inside are as physical as anyone we’ve seen — really posting up strong.”
John Beilein, Derrick Walton and Mark Donnal met with the media on Tuesday afternoon to preview Michigan’s upcoming trip to South Carolina. The Wolverines are 4-0 and ranked for the first time since the beginning of last season, but will face a difficult first road test against the Gamecocks.
John Beilein was pleased with his team’s complete performance on Friday night at Madison Square Garden. The Wolverine head coach loved that his team held SMU to 2 first half rebounds and was pleased with their defensive strides.
John Beilein was pleased with how Michigan played on Thursday night and admitted that he had no idea what to expect from his team in its first real test of the season. The Michigan head coach admitted that SMU would be an even better barometer of where his team stands after the Mustangs beat the Wolverines soundly in each of the last two seasons.