Tagged: Notebook


Dustin Johnston 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 won’t be the only name that Michigan fans recognize. Juwan Howard Jr., a senior who was named to […]


Dustin Johnston 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, and I’m trying to figure out how that’s happened,” he said then. “We’re just creeping along. I probably […]

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 come under nationwide scrutiny for their handling of the concussion Shane Morris suffered in Saturday’s football game. “If my sons […]


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 with Caris LeVert. After closing the book on the 2013-2014 season, it was time to look ahead. LeVert let on […]


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 process of making their decision between staying in school for another year and leaving to play in the NBA. All […]


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 just a 46% effective field goal percentage and the Vols’ defensive rebounding percentage of 72.5% is ranked 19th nationally. (Photo: […]

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