2013 NCAA Tournament finalist Michigan will face Stanford to headline the 2nd annual BROOKLYN HOOPS™ Holiday Invitational presented by adidas men’s college basketball triple-header at Barclays Center on Saturday, December 21.
In conjunction with the Big Ten, the ACC and ESPN, the University of Michigan men’s basketball team announced today the Wolverines will travel to Durham, N.C., to face Duke for their 2013 Big Ten/ACC Challenge matchup on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
With the news late last week that Michigan freshman Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary were returning for their sophomore season, Michigan coach John Beilein can start working on his line-up combinations for next season.
The season that none of us could predict is set to give us a title game that none of us will forget.
I was right behind the Michigan bench, surrounded by friends and family of the team that many wrote off just a few weeks ago as they clinched a spot in the National Title game, one win away from history.
Heading into the NCAA tournament, Michgan’s most glaring weakness was at the defensive end of the court.
I doubted, ripped and even called for a coaching change when it comes to John Beilein coaching Michigan hoops.
Perhaps the best sign that Michigan’s basketball program was moving in the right direction came not last weekend in the NCAA tournament, but about a month ago toward the end of the regular season.
Freshman guard Nik Stauskas scored 22 points including six 3-pointers and Michigan is going to the Final Four for the first time since the Fab Five era after a 79-59 rout of Florida in the South Regional final Sunday.
Michigan coach John Beilein briefly lost track of how long it’s been since the Wolverines reached the round of 16 in the NCAA tournament.