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Nik Stauskas trolls Ohio State, calls out Thad Matta

Nik Stauskas starred for the Michigan Wolverines before being drafted into the NBA, but it’s still clear that his ill feelings towards Ohio State run deep. Currently of the Philadelphia 76ers, Stauskas took to Instagram and posted a picture of himself during his college days, staring down Buckeyes head men’s basketball coach Thad Matta, who apparently didn’t know who he was...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas trolls Thad Matta

Former Michigan sharpshooter Nik Stauskas compiled at 3-1 record against the rival Buckeyes in his two seasons on campus, but there apparently was a time when Ohio State head coach Thad Matta didn’t know who he was. Monday, Stauskas, who now plays in the NBA for the Philadelphia 76ers, took to Instagram to post a photo of himself staring down Matta during their second game against...
Via College Spun
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas Trash Talks Michigan State, Says He Will Attend Tuesday’s Rivalry Game

Like many other NBA players, former Michigan star Nik Stauskas will head back to campus to catch a game at his former stomping grounds while the league is still on its All-Star break. Stauskas is clearly pumped for the occasion, as he’s already trash-talking his former rival a bit ahead of the contest. Stauskas took to Twitter Monday morning to inform his followers that he’ll...
Via College Spun
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Where does Nik Stauskas rank amongst UM all-time greats?

Nik Stauskas Nik Stauskas had a sensational sophomore season in which he earned Big Ten Player of the Year honors and was named to seven different All-American teams. He also became just the eighth sophomore in Michigan lore to eclipse 1,000 career points. So when it came time to update our ranking of Michigan’s all-time best shooting guards, Stauskas presented an interesting...
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan loses Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III to the NBA Draft

For years, University of Michigan basketball coaches and fans were simply worried about getting into the NCAA Tournament. Five berths in six years into March Madness, including a trip to the National Championship and Elite Eight the past two seasons, has presented new kinds of problems for the Wolverines: the early departure of talented players to the NBA. A year after Trey Burke...
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

President Obama Name Drops Multiple Michigan Athletes, Implies Nik Stauskas Should Leave For The NBA

Regardless of your political affiliation, I think we can all agree that having the President of the United States name drop you for your athletic accomplishments is pretty cool. Today, during a speech at the University of Michigan regarding minimum wage laws, President Obama gave some praise to a few student-athletes on-hand and promised never to bet against the Wolverines again...
Via College Spun
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Nik Stauskas’ girlfriend divulge his plans for the NBA?

Has Michigan guard Nik Stauskas made up his mind about declaring for the NBA?  His girlfriend Taylor Anderson, a freshman at the University of Toledo, may have inadvertently divulged her dude’s plans Wednesday night on Twitter. Twitter Now, why else would Miss Anderson be “so excited” about next year? She won’t yet be of legal drinking age. Sophomore year of college only...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Notes & Quotes: Nik Stauskas previews Big Ten Tournament

Nik Stauskas followed his coach on the teleconference on Wednesday to talk about the upcoming Big Ten Tournament. The sophomore discussed winning Big Ten Player of the Year, how he feels going into the weekend and much more. You can read notes and quotes from the teleconference below. (Photo: Dustin Johnston) On winning Big Ten Player of the Year: “I’m very excited. You know...
Via UM Hoops
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The Reemergence of Nik Stauskas

Make no mistake, Nik Stauskas is a shooter. Search his name on YouTube and check out the insane displays he put on in his backyard. He once hit 45 out of 50 from beyond the arc. He shot 44% from three-point land last year, and has maintained that average this year while improving two-point percentage. Nik Stauskas still has swagger. His signature move is still the “three goggles...
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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