Notebook

Villanova 60, Michigan 55 - #25
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Notebook: Ricky Doyle earns start, SMU’s Markus Kennedy travels with team

It seems as if Michigan will get its wish of facing a high-caliber opponent: Markus Kennedy, a 6-foot-9, 245-pound junior center, will reportedly make the trip to Ann Arbor. The Wolverines will also have a shift in their lineup as Ricky Doyle is expected to earn the first start of his college career.

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Eastern Michigan 45, Michigan 42-21
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Notebook: Spike Albrecht to ‘tough it out’ this season despite injury

Instead of choosing to operate on the injury during the offseason, Albrecht opted to “delay it and do as best he can with it this year,” Beilein explained. However, surgery is an option the guard will revisit after the season ends.

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NJIT 72, Michigan 70 - #10
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Notebook: Captains lead meeting as Wolverines look to rebound vs. EMU

The Wolverines’ captains led a meeting Sunday to address what Albrecht deemed an unacceptable performance against NJIT.

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Notebook: Teammates help Kameron Chatman break out of slump

Kameron Chatman hopes to build off the momentum of a solid performance against Syracuse.

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Notebook: All hands on deck for Michigan against Syracuse

The Michigan basketball team might be without guard Derrick Walton in Tuesday’s ACC/Big Ten Challenge game against Syracuse, but the Wolverines won’t be without a lack of experience against the Orange.

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Notebook: Beilein ‘not thinking about any changes’ to starting lineup

Kameron Chatman has struggled to begin the season, but expect to keep seeing plenty of him. The freshman has started the year shooting just 18.8% (3-for-16) from the floor and has yet to hit a […]

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Notebook: Michigan welcoming familiar names back to Crisler Center

There will be a couple of familiar faces returning to the Crisler Center on Thursday when Michigan hosts Detroit. At halftime, the Wolverines will honor former All-American Campy Russell as part of the Legends Classic, but he […]

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Michigan 86, Wayne State 43-22
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Notebook: Young Wolverines focused on development

After the Michigan men’s basketball team thumped Wayne State in Monday’s exhibition, John Beilein expressed frustration at how slowly he had been able to install the offense. “We don’t have a really big package in, […]

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Notebook: Beilein endorses Brandon, Hoke; expects improvement from point guards

At his first media roundtable of the year Thursday afternoon, John Beilein just wanted to discuss his team. But first, he issued an unsolicited vote of confidence for Dave Brandon and Brady Hoke, who have […]

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2013-14 Season  

Notebook: Caris LeVert invited to Kevin Durant Skills Academy

Dustin Johnston Wednesday night’s Michigan basketball banquet was a time for celebrating the past year’s accomplishments, as well as the team’s individual awards. But after all of the festivities, the media got to speak briefly […]

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2013-14 Season  

Notebook: Michigan sophomores going through NBA evaluation process, Mitch McGary progressing

For the fourth offseason in a row, Michigan finds itself in the midst of breathless NBA speculation surrounding key players. (Photo: Dustin Johnston) Nik Stauskas, Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III are all in the […]

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2013-14 Season  

Notebook: Tennessee reminds Michigan of a Big Ten team

Tennessee plays tough defense. This is a known quality of the Volunteers. It’s something they hang their hat on and it’s statistically verifiable. They don’t force a ton of turnovers, but the Tennessee opponents manage […]

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