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.
Michigan head coach John Beilein met with the media to kick off the 2017-17 season this afternoon. Beilein discussed his incoming freshmen, the team’s toughness and health along with the new assistant coaching hires.
Speaking with reporters for the first time since the Wolverines’ 70-63 loss to Notre Dame in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament, Beilein expressed that, though departures are never ideal, the attrition frees up opportunities for all parties involved.
Just under three weeks since the Michigan basketball team’s season ended in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, Michigan coach John Beilein met with reporters Wednesday, his first press conference since the night of the loss.
Friday morning, Michigan coach John Beilein released a statement removing all transfer restrictions on senior guard Spike Albrecht and sophomore forward Ricky Doyle, changing his mind and allowing both to transfer within the conference if they so choose.
John Beilein, Derrick Walton and Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman were on the podium after Michigan fell to Notre Dame on Friday night. Watch the full press conference in the embedded media player or read the transcript after the jump..