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Recruiting Roundup: Peach Jam Wrap Up

The second evaluation period of July was headlined by the Nike Peach Jam, where Michigan head coach John Beilein spent the majority of his recruiting time throughout the long weekend. 2016 Wolverine offeree Tyus Battle was among the standouts of the event, averaging 14 points per game and carrying his team to the event’s semifinals, but a number of other Wolverine targets impressed...
Via UM Hoops
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Peach Jam Highlights: Prince Ali

John Beilein and his assistant coaches were keeping close tabs on class of 2015 guard Prince Ali at the Nike Peach Jam over the weekend. Ali has Michigan in his top five and plans to visit Michigan this fall.
Via UM Hoops
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting Roundup: Thornton, Battle stand out in front of John Beilein

John Beilein opened the July evaluation period by focusing on two of his top class of 2016 targets: Derryck Thornton Jr. and Tyus Battle. Beilein was in Philadelphia at the Reebok Breakout Challenge, flanking Kentucky head coach John Calipari on Wednesday and Thursday while watching the talented guards. Thornton was once again the star of the camp circuit and received praise from...
Via UM Hoops
12 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN ranks John Beilein ninth in top 50 coaches list

ESPN has been ranking the top 50 coaches in college basketball over the last several weeks in a poll comprised of nearly 100 ESPN staff members. The results are intended to be based on how coaches would be rated in the present day rather than based on their entire careers. Michigan head coach John Beilein checked in at No. 9 on the list. Michigan State’s Tom Izzo and Wisconsin’s...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball recruiting: Aubrey Dawkins goes blue

Michigan Basketball picked up a commitment from 3 star guard Aubrey Dawkins. Dawkins, who originally hails from Palo Alto, California, played this past season at New Hampton Prep in New Hampshire. Dawkins, who is the son of Stanford head coach Johnny Dawkins, checks in at 6-5, 185. He is an above the rim player who can also fill it up from beyond the arc. He averaged 13 points per...
April 28, 2014  |  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...
April 19, 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
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