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Alex Cook

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Opponent Preview: #9 Michigan State

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Regardless of the circumstances, Michigan and Michigan State will always be a high-stakes, emotional game; Michigan is the Spartans' biggest rival and the feeling is reciprocated when the maize and...

Who is the Best Point Guard in the Big Ten?

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Who is the Best Point Guard in the Big Ten?

Michigan Takes One On the Chin in Iowa City

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Iowa 75 #13 Michigan 59 After emphatically beating Wisconsin on Sunday, it looked like Michigan just needed to survive Northwestern and Iowa to get to 5-1 in the Big Ten before facing a brutal six...

Michigan Steals a Win, Averts Upset to Northwestern

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Michigan Steals a Win, Averts Upset to Northwestern

Michigan Thoroughly Dominates Wisconsin, 59-41

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Michigan Thoroughly Dominates Wisconsin, 59-41

So Close (and Almost There): #13 Michigan Falls to #12 Indiana, 73-71

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This was a painful loss. There's really no other way to put it; this game was incredibly frustrating and the outcome stung. It wasn't frustrating like the Virginia loss was -- just being...

Tim Hardaway Gets Back On Track, Michigan Coasts By Penn State

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Tim Hardaway Gets Back On Track, Michigan Coasts By Penn State

Opponent Preview: Penn State

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Opponent Preview: Penn State

A Team-By-Team Review of the B1G Non-Conference Season

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A Team-By-Team Review of the B1G Non-Conference Season

Smotrycz Shines as Michigan Beats Bradley

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Smotrycz Shines as Michigan Beats Bradley 77-66

Catching Up with Michigan Basketball

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Sorry about my recent absence from Maize n Brew, finals week has been extremely busy. I should be back to writing more frequently now that finals are almost over. Since my last post previewing...

Opponent Preview: Oakland

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Last year, Oakland might have had one of the best seasons in program history. They only lost one conference game, finished with 25 wins, beat a major-conference tournament team on the road...

Michigan Beats Cold-Shooting Iowa State, Rebounds From Loss

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Michigan Beats Cold-Shooting Iowa State, Rebounds From Loss

Virginia Overpowers Michigan in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

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Virginia Overpowers Michigan in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Opponent Preview: Virginia

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Previewing Virginia, Michigan's Opponent in The Big Ten / ACC Challenge.

Virginia Preview: Q&A With Streaking The Lawn

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Since I'm guessing a lot of Michigan Basketball fans aren't familiar with Virginia Basketball, here's a Q&A with Brian Leung of Streaking The Lawn, Virginia's SBNation Blog. I answered some...

Michigan Pulls Away From UCLA, Finishes Third in Maui

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Michigan Pulls Away From UCLA, Finishes Third in Maui

Duke Shooters Catch Fire, Beat Michigan 82-75

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Seth Curry and company were lethal from the field (AP Photo) A day after a big win against a top ten opponent, Michigan fought hard but dropped its second consecutive game to an elite opponent...

Michigan Outclasses Memphis, 73-61

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It seems like any possible early-season concerns have been assuaged by beating Memphis on Monday afternoon in Maui. Michigan's offense had looked listless struggled against everyone... and promptly...

Opponent Preview: Memphis

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Now that Michigan has dispatched its first three opponents, the Wolverines are taking on the #10 Memphis Tigers today on ESPN 2 at 3:00 P.M. Memphis has looked great so far this season; the Tigers...

Michigan 59, Western Illinois 55

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What is this I don't even... This game was bad. Western Illinois may very well be a decent team -- Ceola Clark is a phenomenal player and he played better than anyone else on either team tonight --...

Opponent Preview: Towson

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Now that Michigan's basketball team has gotten its feet wet with two D-II creampuffs, it's time for some bonafide, real-life, D-I... cakewalks. For the "mainland" part of the Maui Invitational,...

Michigan 59, Ferris State 33

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It wasn't pretty -- not even close -- but Michigan eventually pulled away from Ferris to notch a 26-point win in its season opener. The Wolverines struggled early on; the score was only 22-16 at...

Finishing the 2011-2012 Michigan Basketball Player Previews

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Since the season starts, well, tonight, I figured that it's about time to finish off the player previews for this upcoming season. Most of the team has been covered in these two posts, but now it's...

Charles Woodson, University of Michigan

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Buick Human Highlight Reel: Charles Woodson, University of Michigan.

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Quick Thoughts on Michigan's Exhibition Against Wayne St.

Since we're all smarting over the loss to Iowa, I'll try to keep this summary of a painful 47-39 win over Wayne State rather brief. Yes, the game was as ugly as it sounded. Michigan shot less than...

Mitch McGary Commits to Michigan

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5-Star Power Forward Mitch McGary Picks Michigan

Ken Pomeroy's Preseason Ratings Released

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Michigan is #22 in the country, #4 in the Big Ten (behind Ohio State, Wisconsin and Purdue). As of right now, our projected record is 19-10 (10-8 in the Big Ten), which would put Michigan into the Tournament with its tough conference slate. Check out the link to see the win probability of each game. Kenpom is going behind a paywall soon, this will not be available for long.

2011-2012 Basketball Player Previews: Freshmen

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Instead of giving each player a specific preview story, they'll be grouped together by class, position, level of contribution, or some combination of those. Previously, we had the Sophomore Big Men,...

Preseason AP Poll Released: Michigan is #18

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The basketball team checks in at #18 in the AP Poll a week after they were ranked #18 in the Coaches' Poll. Ohio State (#3) and Wisconsin (#15) are the other ranked teams in the Big Ten. The other ranked teams in the Maui field are Duke (#6), Memphis (#11), Kansas (#13) and UCLA (#17).

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