TAG: University of Michigan

Latest News / Apr 10, 2014 / 11:00 am

Nik Stauskas Denies He’s Declaring For NBA Draft

Nik Stauskas

Nik Stauskas (Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports)

ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported today that sweet-shooting Michigan sophomore Nik Stauskas is declaring for the 2014 NBA Draft. The 6-5, 200-pound Wolverines shooting guard will make an announcement soon, a source close to the situation says. Stauskas denies he’s reached a decision. Read More »

College, GIFs / Mar 31, 2014 / 10:30 am

Aaron Harrison’s Three-Pointer Sends Kentucky To Final Four

Aaron Harrison

Aaron Harrison (Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports)

With his brother struggling and the Wildcats in a back-and-forth battle against another Big 10 school looking to make a trip to the Final Four Dance in North Texas, Kentucky’s Aaron Harrison went off. Harrison hit four three-pointers within the final eight minutes, including a leaning, game-winning three with 3.2 seconds remaining and 6-6 guard Chris LeVert in his eye. Read More »

College / Mar 26, 2014 / 2:15 pm

The 20 Best College Teams Of The Last 25 Years To Never Win An NCAA Title

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose (photo. Chad Griffith)

If you watched the NCAA tournament this past weekend, you had the chance to witness that the best teams do not always win. We saw Duke lose to a 14-seeded Mercer team that destroyed all of our brackets, while also witnessing Kansas, Ohio State, Syracuse, North Carolina and Wichita State all fall early. Having the best talent can only get you so far when it comes to tournament time. In a tournament where anything can happen, it takes a great team that plays together to win the NCAA title–not just a group of individuals. Read More »

College / Mar 19, 2014 / 2:30 pm

The Only 8 Teams That Can Win The NCAA Tournament This Year

Gary Harris

Gary Harris (Reese Strickland/USA TODAY Sports)

The Madness in March is underway. Those that call college basketball boring will now experience a change of heart as dreams will come true and hearts will break. March creates some of the greatest memories for sports fans all over the world. What does this year’s tournament have in store? No one knows, because what cannot be seen can’t be predicted. Read More »

College / Mar 18, 2014 / 4:30 pm

NCAA Tournament: Midwest Region Preview

T.J. Warren

T.J. Warren (Charles LeClaire/USA TODAY Sports)

The Midwest region is, without a doubt, the toughest region in the 2014 NCAA tournament. Three of the four teams that made the Final Four last year have been placed in the Midwest. Wichita State, Michigan and Louisville are seeded No. 1, 2 and 4 in the region, with the three seed being the Duke Blue Devils. Read More »

College / Feb 27, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Which Game-Winner Was Better: Marcus Paige Or Glenn Robinson III?

Michigan Wolverines

Michigan Wolverines (Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY Sports)

In yesterday’s wild night of college basketball, we didn’t see just one last-second game-winner. We saw two, with both of them coming in the lane… in rivalry games… on the road. Impressive. At Purdue, No. 16 Michigan escaped in OT after sophomore NBA prospect Glenn Robinson III scored at the buzzer on a leaning, floating shot off the glass. Read More »

College / Feb 6, 2014 / 4:30 pm

10 Schools With The Best Shot To Win An NCAA Championship This Year

Nik Stauskas

Nik Stauskas (Mike Carter/USA TODAY Sports)

We have entered the dog days of February and the madness is only a month away. This is the time of the year contenders separate themselves from the pretenders. Below is a list of teams that have the best chances of advancing to the Final Four and winning a national championship. These teams include programs that have coaches with a winning history and the recipe that will lead them to Arlington in early April. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / Dec 12, 2013 / 3:00 pm

15 Colleges That Produce The Best NBA Players

Vince Carter

Derrick Rose (photo. Chad Griffith)

With All-Stars like LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard running the league from an attention standpoint, it’s hard to argue that high schoolers can’t make the successful jump to the NBA. Even international players like Dirk Nowitzki, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili have had Hall of Fame careers after coming to the states. Read More »

College / Nov 12, 2013 / 4:45 pm

The 10 College Basketball Games You Need To Mark On Your Calendar This Season

Patric Young

Patric Young (photo. UF Communications)

The college basketball season officially kicked off last week, and with the load of talent and hundreds of games being televised, it’s going to be tough to sort through the top games to watch this season. Don’t sweat it. That’s why I’m here. Read More »

Latest News, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 27, 2013 / 8:31 pm

2013 NBA Draft: Minnesota Selects Trey Burke With No. 9 Pick

Trey Burke

Trey Burke (photo. Michigan Athletics)

9. Minnesota: Trey Burke – Michigan 6-1, PG 20 years old, Sophomore

For most of the predraft process, we all though Burke would go in the top five. Instead, he barely sneaks into the top 10. Cue up the jokes for “yet another point guard going to Minnesota.” Read More »