Tagged: Notebook

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: […]


Michigan coach John Beilein was not made available to the media this week in person before heading to Indianapolis, but he took to the airwaves on numerous radio programs to talk about Michigan’s Sweet Sixteen matchup with Tennessee this Friday. We have already broken down the Volunteers somewhat, though there will be more analysis to […]


Dustin Johnston It’s no secret: Michigan’s defense hasn’t been very good this season, especially in the Big Ten. Prior to the first game of the NCAA tournament is a popular time for fans to re-assess and dissect their teams’ strengths and weaknesses, and Michigan’s defense is a pretty glaring weakness for a team with otherwise […]

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