Transition Defense

Illinois 64, Michigan 52 (OT) -10
Team 99  

Notebook: Wolverines intent on slowing Michigan State’s transition offense

Michigan will hope to improve its transition defense in Tuesday’s rivalry rematch with Michigan State while searching for a solution to stop Michigan State’s Denzel Valentine, who is shooting 49% from long distance of the Spartans’ last four games.

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2013-14 Season  

Four takeaways from Michigan’s non-conference season

Scott Mapes Michigan wrapped up its non-conference season on Saturday with a decisive victory over Holy Cross. However, the ease with which the Wolverines dispatched the Crusaders was far from indicative of their season to […]

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2012-2013 SeasonAnalysis  

Does offensive rebounding affect transition defense?

John Beilein teams have never been renowned for their ability to crash the offensive glass. Last year the Wolverines jumped 100 spots in offensive rebounding but still ranked just 139th in the country and 8th […]

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