Category: Michigan Wolverines

Spike Albrecht Stole the Show for the First Half of the National Title Game

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

The story for much of the first half of Monday's national championship game was the play of Michigan's Spike Albrecht. Albrecht, who entered the game averaging about a bucket a game, finished with a career-high 17, all in the first half. It didn't end the way Albrecht and the Wolverines ...

Jamal Crawford Sees Some Chris Paul in Michigan Point Guard Trey Burke

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Jamal Crawford's had a good year. Not only are his Los Angeles Clippers division champions and en route to the playoffs with big expectations, but Crawford's Michigan Wolverines went on their first Final Four run since the Fab Five era, falling just short of a national title last night in ...

Louisville Comes From Behind Again to Beat Michigan for a National Championship

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Things looked rocky in the national championship game for Louisville on Monday night when they fell behind Michigan by 12 points in the first half. But Luke Hancock helped the Cardinals come from behind again. They beat the Wolverines 82-76 to take a national championship back to Louisville. Luke Hancock, Rick ...

Louisville Comes From Behind to Beat Wichita State, Faces Michigan Tonight

Monday, April 8th, 2013

For most of Saturday's game, it appeared No. 9-seeded Wichita State was heading for the national championship game. Instead, Louisville -- the top overall seed in the NCAA tournament -- stormed back to beat the Shockers. Now the Cardinals get Michigan tonight with a national title on the line. Russ Smith, ...

Michigan Wolverines Look For First National Title in Nearly a Quarter-Century

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Michigan jumped on top of Syracuse early and then held on late, winning 61-56 on Saturday night. Now the Wolverines will play for their first national championship since 1989 tonight against Louisville. Tim Hardaway Jr. and John Beilein joined Dial Global Sports to discuss their victory over Syracuse on Saturday night, ...

Tim Hardaway Does His Best to Play the Role of Parent as Michigan Makes Final Four Run

Friday, April 5th, 2013

With Tim Hardaway and Glenn Robinson sitting in the stands watching their sons play for Michigan, it seems easy to picture the former NBA players critiquing Michigan. But Hardaway says the players simply want them to be parents and it seems like that's exactly how it's played out. The Wolverines are ...

Juwan Howard Talks About Kevin Ware, Instagram, Being a Member of the Heat Again and Michigan in the Final Four

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

The last month has been fantastic for Juwan Howard. It started at the beginning of March when Howard was signed by the Miami Heat. At 40 years old, Howard has played in just three games since signing and he won't be a key player on the floor. Miami likes what ...

John Beilein Talks about Not being “Real Comfortable” in while Celebrating Big Moments

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

For the sixth time in school history, Michigan's basketball team is in the Final Four. After three early-round exits in a four-year span with the Wolverines, John Beilein has led his team to its biggest accomplishment since the Fab Five era.  It requires some getting used to. John Beilein joined Matt ...

Syracuse, Wichita State, Michigan and Louisville Advance to the Final Four

Monday, April 1st, 2013

What a weekend for college hoops. The Final Four is set in the NCAA tournament and it includes the top overall seed, a great Cinderella story and a pair of No. 4 seeds who had something to prove. Louisville will take on Wichita State and Michigan will face Syracuse in ...

Kansas, Michigan Match Up for What Should Be One of the Most Entertaining Sweet 16 Games

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

The Sweet 16 is not at a loss for great matchups, and one of those will come Friday night when top-seeded Kansas takes on No. 4 seed Michigan. Bill Self's success at Kansas is well-documented, while the Wolverines have what Self calls perhaps the best guard-line in the country, starting ...