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.
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..
John Beilein credited Notre Dame for adjusting its defense to deny some of Michigan’s actions for throwing the Wolverine offense out of sync in the second half on Friday afternoon. The Wolverines let a double-digit first half lead slip away down the stretch as Notre Dame outscored them 41-22 in the final 20 minutes.