51 min ago
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.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
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.
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.'
Mon Sep 08, 2014
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.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
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.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
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 .
Mon Sep 01, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
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.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
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.