Jon Horford scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds to help Michigan withstand another loss of one of its star players and beat Minnesota 63-60 on Thursday night.
University of Michigan men’s basketball head coach John Beilein announced today, that sophomore forward Mitch McGary will be out indefinitely after electing to have a surgery performed on his lower back.
In its first road test of the season, Michigan’s youth showed up in a glaring way.
The season opener is six weeks away, and Michigan already has an injury concern.
In the 2012-2013 season, McGary played 19.7 minutes per game and averaged 7.5 points and 6.31 rebounds.
The University of Michigan men’s basketball team has announced its 2013-14 non-conference schedule today (Friday, Aug. 23) that features six home dates including Arizona, an appearance in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off, a Big Ten/ACC Challenge game at Duke and a return trip to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center to face Stanford.
Not only are the Wolverines young, they are also minus two NBA-caliber guards in Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr., both of whom went in the first round of the June draft.
Beilein said he had to think about the possibility of retirement down the road during contract discussions, but his conclusion was that he wants to be at Michigan for at least the next five years and possibly longer.
University of Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon announced Wednesday a contract extension that will keep John Beilein as the men’s basketball coach through the 2018-19 season.
The University of Michigan men’s basketball team has drawn Long Beach State as its opening game of the 2013 Puerto Rico Tip-Off announced today by ESPN Regional Television.