Fluke? Luck? Fate? Karma? Call it what you will, but the Michigan Wolverines are moving on to the Elite 8 for the first time since 1994. So where do we start with a breakdown of one of the craziest games in this year’s tourney? Let’s start with the obvious.
Apologies for the lack of a full breakdown of tonights game, but here are a few quick tips on what the Wolverines will have to do tonight to beat the Kansas Jayhawks: Continue reading “Quick Hits: Keys to Beating Kansas”
I think it’s fair to say that Michigan and their fan base can agree on one thing: Head Coach Brady Hoke knows how to recruit offensive lineman. Patrick Kugler is no exception to Hoke’s dominance on the recruiting trail. Continue reading “Quick Analysis Series: Patrick Kugler”
After weeks of voting, we are down to two men for the right to be called the Bleed Blue Wolverine Legend. Voting is unlimited and will end Friday, April 5th at noon. Go Blue! Continue reading “Wolverine Legends Tournament Final: Charles Woodson vs. Glenn Rice”
That escalated quickly.
The fourth-seeded Michigan Wolverines routed VCU 78-53 behind a monster game from freshman big man Mitch McGary, who led the team with a career-high 21 points and 14 rebounds. Continue reading “NCAA Tournament: McGary Helps Wolverines Advance to Sweet 16”
John Beilein and his Michigan Wolverines will face a test this afternoon unlike any other they have faced this season: HAVOC.
VCU and fourth-year head coach Shaka Smart will give Trey Burke and the Wolverines fits when the two teams match-up in Auburn Hills this afternoon. Continue reading “Game Preview: VCU Looks to Wreak “Havoc” on the Wolverines”
After receiving the devastating news about Jake Ryan’s ACL, I decided to do my next report on what many are calling the next Jake Ryan. Kyle Berger is a 6’2”, 200-pound LB prospect in the 2014 class from St. Ignatius High School in Ohio. Interestingly enough, St. Ignatius is the alma mater of, you guessed it, Jake Ryan. As a 4-star and the #204 player in the nation, Berger has an impressive early offer sheet of Cincinnati, Georgia Tech, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, MSU, OSU, PSU, Tennessee, UCLA, and West Virginia (Rivals). Continue reading “Quick Analysis Series: Kyle Berger”
In a game that many thought would end in an upset by South Dakota State, Michigan sent a message to the rest of the tournament field that they are not just a one man show, pulling out a 71-56 victory in their “second round” tournament meeting. (It’s still the first round, regardless of what they choose to call the play-in games.) Continue reading “NCAA Tournament: Michigan grabs 71-56 victory over SDSU”
The start of Spring Practices over the weekend marked the beginning of a season that Michigan fans are very excited for. That excitement may have to be tempered a bit. Continue reading “Football: Jake Ryan Tears ACL, Out Indefinitely”
The greatest weekend in all of sports is about to be upon us. Throw out the regular season records, throw out the past, throw it all away. It’s now about which team can get hot and win six games in a row and stand above the field of 68 after the dust settles in Atlanta on April 7th. Continue reading “Game Preview: (4) Michigan vs. (13) SDSU”