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51 min ago | BleacherReport

Ranking the 10 College Basketball Coaches with the Most Job Security

We've done plenty of pieces on coaches who are most in danger of losing their job after this season, but let's look at the opposite end of that spectrum. If Bill Self and Kansas inexplicably went 0-32 in 2014-15, would he be fired? What about Mike Krzyzewski, Tom Izzo or John Calipari ? Could they maintain their jobs after posting what would be by far the worst season of their careers? This isn't your typical "Best College Basketball Coaches" article.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Trey Burke, University of Michigan NCAA

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Is Caris LeVert Michigan basketball's next lottery pick?

Michigan Basketball and the Big 10 have another emerging star, his name is Caris LeVert , and the spotlight is his for the taking. LeVert's jump from freshman year to sophomore year was extremely significant, after being a bench player during the championship game run to a 34 minute a game starter the following year.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Michigan NCAA, Trey Burke, Big-10 Football

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Detroit Free Press

MSU ranks just ahead of U-M in ESPN's future hoops rankings

MSU's Matt Costello battles with U-M's Max Bielfeldt in the Big Ten tournament title game. / Thomas J. Russo/USA Today Sports And just to get the pot stirring a little bit leading up to the 2014-15 season, we found that both Michigan State and Michigan are ranked in the top 10 of ESPN's 'future college basketball rankings.'

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Related Topix: Max Bielfeldt, Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Michigan NCAA, Michigan State University NCAA, NCAA Women's Basketball, Michigan State Spartans Women's Basketball

Mon Sep 08, 2014

BleacherReport

Michigan Basketball: Wolverines Who'll Take Biggest Leap Forward in 2014-15

For the Michigan basketball program to keep playing at an elite level, the Wolverines will need a few of their players to take big leaps in their games in 2014-15. With the loss of Nik Stauskas, Glenn Robinson III, Mitch McGary, Jordan Morgan and Jon Horford, Michigan will need some of its complementary players to step up and make progressions in their games if it wants to contend for another Big Ten title as well as a deep run in the NCAA tournament.

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Related Topix: Jordan Morgan, Max Bielfeldt, Jon Horford, Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Michigan NCAA

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Isportsweb.com

John Beilein has restored Michigan Basketball to prominence

Coach John Beilein is now entering his eighth season as the Michigan Wolverines basketball head coach. Before becoming Michigan's head coach eight years ago, he had very successful stints with West Virginia and Richmond.

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Related Topix: Trey Burke, Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Michigan NCAA, Big-10 Football

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Michigan basketball: filling the holes left by key departures

The Michigan basketball team will look much different this year with the loss of five integral pieces from the previous season. Three stars in Mitch McGary , Nik Stauskas , and Glenn Robinson III opted to leave early for the NBA.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Jordan Morgan, University of Michigan NCAA, Jon Horford

Rant Sports

Tim Hardaway Jr. Will Continue to Improve for the New York Knicks in 2014-15

With the 24th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, the New York Knicks took a chance on Tim Hardaway Jr ., the athletic youngster from Michigan. What they got in the 2013-14 season in season was something not too many people expected.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

BleacherReport

Michigan Basketball: 3 Burning Questions About Wolverines' 2015 Recruiting Plans

As the Michigan basketball program enters the 2014-15 season, recruiting may be the farthest thing from the mind of head coach John Beilein. You see, Beilein and company technically have no scholarships to give out this year, per VerbalCommits.com .

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Related Topix: Trey Burke, Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Michigan NCAA, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Nik Stauskas, NBA Players

Mon Sep 01, 2014

BleacherReport

Michigan Basketball: Biggest Lessons from Wolverines' 2014 Offseason so Far

Ever since Michigan ended its basketball season on March 30, 2014 in a heartbreaking loss to Kentucky in the Elite Eight, a lot has happened in the offseason that has shaped how the upcoming season may play out.

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Related Topix: Jordan Morgan, Jon Horford, Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Michigan NCAA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Detroit Free Press

U-M hoops' young big men show effort in Italy vs. older competition

The four games in Italy answered some questions, with coaches seeing redshirt freshman Mark Donnal and true freshman Ricky Doyle operate against older, more experienced players.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

BleacherReport

The Greatest Concern for the Top 20 College Basketball Teams in 2014-15

This is the case for every one of the 350-ish college basketball teams as we slowly inch toward the 2014-15 season, even those that will begin the year atop polls and best-of lists.

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Related Topix: Sports, University of Iowa NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Aaron White, Iowa Hawkeyes NCAA Basketball, Roy Devyn Marble, University of Michigan NCAA, Trey Burke

BleacherReport

Michigan Basketball: Ranking U-M's Most Important Role Players in 2014-15

Heading into the 2014-15 season, we know by now that the Michigan basketball program will be led by its core of Caris LeVert, Zak Irvin and Derrick Walton Jr.; but they cant carry the team alone and that's where the importance of role players comes in.

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Related Topix: Jordan Morgan, Jon Horford, Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Michigan NCAA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

MSNBC

Zak Irvin will be good, but he's not the next Nik Stauskas

As a freshman, Nik Stauskas was the third or fourth option for Michigan, a sharpshooter used strictly to spread the floor.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

BleacherReport

Michigan Basketball: Biggest Takeaways from Wolverines' Preseason Trip to Italy

The Michigan basketball program recently used a nine-day getaway in Italy to build team chemistry and work on some new things, and the results were, suffice to say, encouraging.

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Related Topix: Jordan Morgan, Jon Horford, Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Michigan NCAA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

BleacherReport

Michigan Basketball: Strengths and Weaknesses of Wolverines' 2014-15 Roster

Adjusting to life without Nik Stauskas, Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III won't be hurdle-free, but in all likelihood, Michigan will survive without them in 2014-15.

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Related Topix: Jordan Morgan, Trey Burke, Jon Horford, Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Michigan NCAA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland's basketball schedule features some early-season tests

Unlike Mark Turgeon's first three years at Maryland, when a lack of early-season road experience and not many tough non-league games left his men's basketball team a little ill-prepared for what it would face in the ACC, the Terps should be more battle-tested when they start play in the Big Ten.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Michigan Basketball: player to watch for 2014-15

The Michigan basketball team has a lot to look forward to this year, with many new faces and a young roster.

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Related Topix: Jordan Morgan, Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Michigan NCAA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

MGo Blue

Doyle's Double-Double Leads Men's Hoops to Second Italy Tour Win...

With a 15-point, 14-rebound effort from freshman Ricky Doyle and 18 points from sophomore Zak Irvin , the University of Michigan men's basketball team defeated the Vicenza All-Stars, 93-53, today at the PalaGoldoni in the Wolverines second of four exhibition games in Italy.

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Related Topix: Max Bielfeldt, Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Michigan NCAA, NCAA Women's Basketball, Michigan Wolverines Women's Basketball

Mon Aug 18, 2014

BleacherReport

Michigan Basketball: 5 Things That Should Worry Wolverine Fans in 2014-15

The Michigan basketball program is riding a high after making four straight NCAA tournament appearances and reaching the Elite Eight and the title game in the past two years, respectively.

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Related Topix: Jordan Morgan, Max Bielfeldt, Jon Horford, Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Michigan NCAA

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