Max Bielfeldt

Wisconsin 69, Michigan 64 - #30
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Notebook: Offensively challenged Michigan preparing for stingy Nebraska ‘D’

“We just went from the frying pan to the fire here with Wisconsin and now Nebraska,” said Michigan coach John Beilein on a teleconference Monday morning. “Just two teams that really are hard to score on.”

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Video: John Beilein, Max Bielfeldt preview Nebraska
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Video: John Beilein, Max Bielfeldt preview Nebraska

On Tuesday, the Michigan basketball team hosts Nebraska, one of the best defensive teams in the Big Ten. John Beilein and Max Bielfeldt met with media Monday afternoon to break down the matchup. Beilein said the Wolverines are “banged up” in a way that could require a change to the starting lineup, though the coach didn’t specify who was hurt or if there were any new injuries. Meanwhile, Bielfeldt spoke about his increase in playing time and the national attention on his calves.

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Video: Derrick Walton, Zak Irvin and Max Bielfeldt talk overtime loss to Wisconsin
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Video: Derrick Walton, Zak Irvin and Max Bielfeldt talk overtime loss to Wisconsin

Zak Irvin knew the shot was good from the moment it left Derrick Walton’s hands. But despite the sophomore guard’s three-pointer to force overtime, the Michigan basketball team fell to Wisconsin, 69-64, on Saturday night. After the game, Walton spoke about the dramatic shot, and Max Bielfeldt discussed the solid performances from the Wolverines’ three centers. Meanwhile, Irvin said Michigan doesn’t believe in moral victories.

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Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman discusses first start, key shot
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Video: Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman, Max Bielfeldt discuss surprising performances

As John Beilein noted, no one came to Crisler Center expecting to watch Muhammad-Ali Abdur Rahkman hit a big shot late. But that’s exactly what the guard did. He and Max Bielfeldt contributed major minutes Saturday as Michigan escaped Northwestern, 56-54.

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Centers ‘still thinking out there’ as Michigan struggles inside

Assistant coach Bacari Alexander told the trio of Doyle, Mark Donnal and Max Bielfeldt that he hoped they’d combine for 15 points and 15 rebounds per game. But over the last three contests, the group has averaged just 10 points and five boards as Michigan has struggled inside.

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Video: Max Bielfeldt, Derrick Walton and Zak Irvin discuss win over Bucknell
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Video: Max Bielfeldt, Derrick Walton and Zak Irvin discuss win over Bucknell

Max Bielfeldt, Derrick Walton and Zak Irvin met with media members following Michigan’s 77-53 win over Bucknell on Monday night. As the first big man off the bench, Bielfeldt scored a career-high 18 points. Meanwhile, […]

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Michigan focused on young big men in early practices

Jordan Morgan was the constant during Michigan’s last four seasons of unprecedented success. The things that Morgan contributed were often overlooked. He made 70% of his layups, but his offensive game was limited elsewhere. He […]

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Notebook: Michigan battling injuries ahead of Italy trip

Dustin Johnston Michigan heads to Italy on Friday to play four games in ten days against an assortment of Italian club and All-Star teams. The Wolverines won’t only be at an experience disadvantage overseas, they’ll […]

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Friday Bullets: Roster Updates, CJ Lee, Recruiting Notes

Freshmen numbers, heights and weights have been unveiled on an updated roster. Kameron Chatman will wear No. 3, DJ Wilson No. 5, Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman No. 12, Aubrey Dawkins No. 24, Austin Hatch No. 30 […]

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Notebook: Caris LeVert on track for August return, Max Bielfeldt sidelined by hip surgery

Dustin Johnston Caris LeVert underwent foot surgery on May 8th and is expected to make a full recovery in time for Michigan’s European tour in mid-August. LeVert’s original timeframe for recovery was 8-10 weeks and John […]

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Video & Quotes: John Beilein talks Caris LeVert, injuries, more
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Video & Quotes: John Beilein talks Caris LeVert, injuries, more

Michigan coach John Beilein spoke with the media for the first time since Nik Stauskas, Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary declared for the NBA Draft. In looking ahead to the upcoming season and updating […]

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Michigan big men step up in McGary’s absence

With Mitch McGary out for Michigan’s 68-65 victory against Stanford, it was up to the three Wolverines rotating at center — Jordan Morgan, Jon Horford and Max Bielfeldt — to step up. While they weren’t […]

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