Recruiting Notebook: 2014 recruiting, Beilein in Texas, other notes

Michigan landed a commitment from Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman on Saturday and extended an offer to Aubrey Dawkins shortly afterward. While their concurrent visits had been pegged as an ‘either or’ scenario, the fact of the matter is that Michigan isn’t going to host recruits for official visits that they aren’t going to offer – especially at this stage in the process. The...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan offers 2014 wing Aubrey Dawkins

Michigan landed a commitment from Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman earlier this afternoon, but John Beilein also extended a scholarship offer to class of 2014 guard Aubrey Dawkins, who was also on campus for an official visit. Sam Webb first reported the scholarship offer. Dawkins also has a scholarship offer from Dayton and is planning to visit this coming week. Dawkins, a 6-foot-5 wing...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman commits to Michigan

On Saturday, Michigan Basketball picked up a commitment from Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman (Allentown, Pennsylvania). He becomes the fifth member of the Wolverines 2014 recruiting class. The 6-foot-4, 180 pound Abdur-Rahkman, averaged 23.6 points, 4.1 assists and 6.2 rebounds per game as a senior. A 4-time All-State selection, Abdur-Rahkman set a new school record with 2,136 career...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Scouting Video & Evaluation: Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman

Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman is planning to take an official visit to Michigan this weekend as John Beilein and his staff look to fill the vacancies left by early departures. Abdur-Rahkman is an athletic combo guard checking in at 6-foot-4 that averaged 23.6 points, 6.2 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game while leading Allentown Catholic Central to a 29-1 record. Abdur-Rahkman also played...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Beilein On Draft Decisions, 'Decompressing'

Michigan coach John Beilein is adjusting to life during the off-season, what it’s been like now that the season is over, and details as much as he can on the upcoming NBA decisions of several Wolverines and how he’s educating each of them.
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan coach John Beilein giving team time to rest

Throughout most of the season, the Michigan men’s basketball team had a familiar pattern of one or two games per week, with at least two days’ rest between each game. Now that the postseason has begun, the pace has ramped up. After three games in three days in reaching the Big Ten tournament final, U-M had another two games Thursday and Saturday last week in the NCAA Tournament...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan's John Beilein got lost walking to hotel after win

No.2 seed Michigan took down the No.15 seed Wofford Terriers on Thursday night in  the Round of 64.  After the game, the co-Big Ten Coach of The Year winner, apparently got lost trying to find the team’s hotel. Instead of taking the bus, Beilein decided to walk to the Intercontinental hotel  in downtown Milwaukee.  Beilein and his body guard got lost then needed the guys from  TV...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan coach got lost walking to hotel after tourney win

It sounds like Michigan coach John Beilein was just getting fresh air and not bar hopping Thursday night when he got lost trying…
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball talks Big Ten Tournament

Michigan Basketball talks Big Ten TournamentJohn Beilein is nothing if not prepared. Tim Hardaway, Jr. once said of his former coach, “Don’t give him a week to prepare for you because you will lose.” Beilein will only have six days to prepare for Michigan’s upcoming game, but that seems like plenty of time. Taking a break from preparation, the Big Ten Coach of the Year held...
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan coach John Beilein shows some uncommon fire for his 'uncommon' team

John Beilein works hard to project calm and control. He has mentioned countless times over his seven-year Big Ten tenure the importance of consistency. If he’s calm, his team will be. But his explosion in the first half of Saturday’s 84-80 win over Indiana showed his finger is on their pulse as the Wolverines cruised to the Big Ten title and look beyond. Drawing a technical...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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