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Notebook: Michigan has a plan for ‘Havoc’

John Beilein and Michigan have seen Shaka Smart’s “Havoc” press before. How will they handle it?

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Video: John Beilein, Xavier Simpson and Zak Irvin preview Texas

In advance of Tuesday’s home game against Texas, John Beilein, Xavier Simpson, and Zak Irvin spoke with the media.

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Notebook: Wolverines prepare for first road test

“These are always really big challenges,” said Michigan coach John Beilein. “South Carolina’s got a terrific team. They had two really good big men last year, they got all their perimeter (players) back and their young kids that play inside are as physical as anyone we’ve seen — really posting up strong.”

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2016-17 Position Preview: Guards

In our first of three position preview articles, we break down Michigan’s guards with stats, video breakdowns and analysis.

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Five Takeaways from Michigan Media Day 2016-17

Michigan held its annual Media Day on Monday to discuss the upcoming season and provide a first look at the new roster and assistant coaches. It was only Michigan’s third practice of the season, but here are some early thoughts and takeaways.

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Video: Michigan players preview upcoming season at Media Day

Michigan’s returning players and freshmen faced the media for the first time this season. Seniors Derrick Walton and Zak Irvin fielded questions about Michigan’s toughness while the freshmen discussed the transition to the college game.

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Freshman Focus: Xavier Simpson

Freshman Focus is an annual series that profiles the incoming freshman class featuring video breakdowns, analysis and statistics. Today we take a closer look at freshman point guard Xavier Simpson.

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Notebook: “Anything’s possible” for 2016-17 roster

Speaking with reporters for the first time since the Wolverines’ 70-63 loss to Notre Dame in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament, Beilein expressed that, though departures are never ideal, the attrition frees up opportunities for all parties involved.

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Video: John Beilein talks transfers, recruiting and offseason goals

Just under three weeks since the Michigan basketball team’s season ended in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, Michigan coach John Beilein met with reporters Wednesday, his first press conference since the night of the loss.

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Recruiting Roundup: 2016 commits wrap up senior seasons

Michigan’s 2015-16 season is in the books as are the seasons of its four incoming commitments. Point guard Xavier Simpson has emerged as the jewel of Michigan’s class while Jon Teske, Ibi Watson and Austin Davis also wrapped up successful senior seasons.

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