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Xavier Simpson provides boost off bench

The freshman point guard had a career night. His continued development could be critical for Michigan’s NCAA Tournament chances.

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Notebook: Michigan looking for more post touches

John Beilein shared his thoughts on unproven players in the rotation and Michigan getting more touches in the post in advance of tomorrow’s game with Ohio State.

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Notebook: Three-point defense, Simpson’s improvement

Michigan must improve its three-point defense if it wants to compete in the Big Ten.

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

John Beilein, Xavier Simpson, and Zak Irvin addressed the media in advance of Michigan’s game against Furman.

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Beilein eager to see how much freshmen can contribute

The freshmen saw some action last night and should continue to get minutes in these final two nonconference games in preparation for the Big Ten.

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Video: Zak Irvin, Ibi Watson and Xavier Simpson recap win over Central Arkansas

Senior Zak Irvin and freshmen Ibi Watson and Xavier Simpson talk about, among other things, Michigan’s three-point barrage against Central Arkansas.

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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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