Smiling despite evident frustration, Beilein opened up his media availability Monday by talking about the travel.
When people consider the Big Ten’s most dangerous teams, Nebraska does not top the list. That hardly matters to John Beilein.
Champ: Michigan basketball for beating three top 25 teams in their last three games.
Michigan almost upset No. 1 Arizona last month, and now the Wolverines host an Iowa team that reminds Beilein of those pesky Wildcats.
The Wolverines (12-4, 4-0) led 47-45 when a 3-pointer by Stauskas started a 19-5 run that gave Michigan a comfortable advantage.
During the first 14 games of the season, the Utah Jazz offense was often politely described as sputtering and disjointed.
Quinn Cook had 24 points and nine assists to help No. 10 Duke beat No. 22 Michigan 79-69 on Tuesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
Playing without leading scorer Nik Stauskas, No. 22 Michigan found plenty of offensive firepower to rout Coppin State, 87-45, on Friday afternoon.
Michigan’s Mitch McGary tied the game at 61 on a layup with 9 seconds left, but Charlotte quickly pushed the ball up the floor
SI ranks the Spartans third in the country and the Wolverines seventh. The teams face off Jan. 25 and Feb. 23.