Michigan Rumors & News

  • Kentucky transfer Charles Matthews chooses Michigan over Xavier

    CBS Sports "Multiple reports have Charles Matthews -- a four-star shooting guard in the class of 2015 -- leaving Kentucky to play for John Beilein at Michigan. Matthews wasn't a factor for UK last year; he put up 1.7 points and 1.6 boards per game during his freshman campaign. Could he have seen more..." June 22

  • Former Wolverine Kameron Chatman heading to Detroit Mercy to play for Bacari Alexander

    Michigan Live "Kameron Chatman isn't going far. Following two seasons at Michigan, Chatman will spend play his final two years of college basketball for former U-M assistant Bacari Alexander at Detroit Mercy. Chatman's father, Canaan Chatman, confirmed the transfer on Wednesday morning to MLive. It was..." June 08

  • Don't vilify John Beilein for doing his best to prevent Spike Albrecht's Purdue transfer

    Sporting News - NCAAB "John Beilein does not make for much of a villain. If it were legal to describe a Division I basketball coach as “kind” or “gentle”, such adjectives might fit his personality. So when he endorses an unpopular position in the college sports world, it ought to be a little bit more difficult to..." May 04

  • Wolverines' Kameron Chatman decides to transfer

    Detroit Free Press "When asked Monday whether he expected any more departures from his roster, Michigan basketball coach John Beilein hesitated. Now it might be clear why. Sophomore Kameron Chatman, who hit the key three-pointer to upset Indiana in the Big Ten tournament and, in essence, send U-M to the NCAA..." May 03

  • Spike Albrecht Announces Transfer to Purdue

    Bleacher Report "During his time in Ann Arbor, the Crown Point, Indiana, native averaged 3.9 points and two assists per game. He decided to end his career in December when a nagging hip injury forced him to step away from the sport after just nine games in 2015, but shortly thereafter his father hinted he may..." May 03

  • Report: Bacari Alexander to be named Detroit Titans head coach

    UM Hoops "After being rumored as the frontrunner for weeks, Michigan assistant coach Bacari Alexander will be named the new head coach of the University of Detroit Jesuit Titans — according to a report by ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. Alexander had been an assistant coach at Michigan since since 2010. He..." April 20

  • Michigan's Aubrey Dawkins transfers to Central Florida

    The Score "Michigan's Aubrey Dawkins has been granted his release from the program and will transfer to Central Florida to play for his father Johnny, who was recently hired by the Knights. "This was not an easy decision, however, the chance to play for my father is a special opportunity for me and my..." April 06

  • Michigan removing transfer restrictions for Spike Albrecht, Ricky Doyle

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan basketball coach John Beilein has heard the backlash - and has reacted accordingly. He will remove his transfer restrictions from his departing players. Graduating Spike Albrecht and junior-to-be Ricky Doyle announced they were leaving Michigan earlier this week, and both families..." April 01

  • Wolverines' Spike Albrecht transferring to finish on 'own terms'

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan guard Spike Albrecht will transfer and spend his fifth year at another school, according to multiple reports. After Michigan's basketball season ended in the first round of NCAA tournament, Spike Albrecht thought ahead. He texted his father and told him that he needed to continue..." March 29

  • Ricky Doyle granted scholarship release, will transfer from Michigan

    Michigan Live "The question of the odd man out has been answered. Michigan announced Tuesday that rising junior forward Ricky Doyle has been granted a release from his scholarship and will transfer for his final two seasons of collegiate eligibility. Doyle averaged 3.8 points and 2.0 rebounds in a..." March 29

  • Beachem sparks Notre Dame past Michigan

    The Sports Xchange "BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- A year ago Notre Dame's V.J. Beachem hardly played in the Fighting Irish's deep run in the NCAA Tournament. On Friday in the second round of the East Region at the Barclays Center, Beachem was the key contributor in Notre Dame's 70-63 win over Michigan. The junior forward..." March 19

  • Michigan advances past Tulsa

    The Sports Xchange "DAYTON, Ohio -- Michigan guard Zak Irvin had run a similar play to set up his game-winning shot against Northwestern in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament. So, when the junior's number was called again Wednesday night, he had extra confidence in his shot. Irvin's go-ahead 3-pointer..." March 17

  • Beating Purdue too big a task for Michigan

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- A.J. Hammons was ready for whatever Michigan decided to throw at him on Saturday in the Big Ten tournament's first semifinal. The Wolverines gambled on one-on-one coverage against No. 13 Purdue's 7-foot senior center. While that strategy worked well in Michigan's February..." March 12

  • Late 3 lifts Michigan past No. 10 Indiana

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- Entering Friday's Big Ten tournament quarterfinal game against No. 10 Indiana, Michigan's Kameron Chatman had made seven total 3-pointers in the 25 contests in which had played. No. 8 sent the Wolverines into Saturday's semifinals. Chatman's 3-pointer with 0.2 seconds..." March 11

  • Michigan 72, Northwestern 70 (OT)

    The Sports Xchange "Duncan Robinson scored 21 points and Zak Irvin hit a go-ahead jumper with three seconds left in overtime to help Michigan keep its NCAA Tournament hopes alive with a 72-70 win over Northwestern on Thursday in Big Ten Tournament play in Indianapolis. The Wolverines (21-11) began the day..." March 10

  • Big 10 coach blasts refs over preferential treatment to Michigan

    Yahoo! Sports "Chris Collins was shot. He was sweaty, he was teary, he was hoarse to the verge of muteness. His Northwestern team had lost to Michigan 72-70 in overtime in the Big Ten Conference tournament, but he would not go quietly. Not without croaking out a final few words of protest. For a brief moment..." March 10

  • No. 16 Iowa stops skid

    The Sports Xchange "No. 16 Iowa was reeling after enduring a four-game losing streak and was looking for a win to restore its cache heading into the postseason. The Hawkeyes pulled out of the late-season skid on Saturday night with a 71-61 victory over Michigan in a Big Ten game at the Crisler Center in Ann..." March 05

  • Wolverines' Caris LeVert to miss remainder of season

    ESPN "Michigan senior Caris LeVert's season is over. The school announced that LeVert, who has battled a left foot injury since the end of December, will sit out the remainder of the year to focus on getting healthy." March 01

  • Wisconsin 68, Michigan 57

    The Sports Xchange "Junior guard Bronson Koenig scored a game-high 19 points to lift Wisconsin to a 68-57 win over Michigan on Sunday night at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wis. Junior forward Nigel Hayes scored 16 points and junior forward Vitto Brown contributed 14 for the Badgers, who clinched their fourth..." February 28

  • Michigan 72, Northwestern 63

    The Sports Xchange "Northwestern never trailed for the first 31 minutes Wednesday, but the last nine were all Michigan as the Wolverines posted a 72-63 win in Ann Arbor, Mich. Two free throws by guard Kameron Chatman put Michigan on top 46-44. The game was tied at 50-50, 52-52 and 54-54 before Wolverines guard..." February 24

  • Ohio State 76, Michigan 66

    The Sports Xchange "Five Buckeyes scored in double figures and the Ohio State defense held Michigan to 20.8 percent from beyond the 3-point arc in a 76-66 win Tuesday at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. The Wolverines came into the game ranked 12th in the nation in 3-point shooting, making 40.4 percent of..." February 16

  • Caris LeVert back out of the lineup for Michigan-Ohio State

    Michigan Live "The Caris LeVert saga continues. One day after saying he expected to play in Michigan's key Big Ten road game at Ohio State, but that he'll continue to be a game-time decision for the remainder of the season, LeVert is out for tonight's game against the Buckeyes. The 6-foot-7 guard did not..." February 16

  • Michigan takes down No. 18 Purdue

    The Sports Xchange "Michigan got its best player back and picked up one of its best Big Ten wins of the season on Saturday. Per usual, the Wolverines appear poised to peak at the right time under coach John Beilein. Guard Zak Irvin scored 22 points and sparked a late run, helping Michigan rally past No...." February 13

  • Michigan's John Beilein: 'Nothing is clear' on Caris LeVert injury

    The Score "Michigan's leading scorer Caris LeVert hasn't played since Dec. 30, and despite much speculation on his impending return, coach John Beilein isn't very optimistic. "I want to be clear about something with Caris. Nothing is clear," Beilein told reporters Friday. "When I hear he's cleared to..." February 13

  • Michigan coach 'not optimistic' ailing star Caris LeVert will play vs. Maryland

    Baltimore Sun "Guard Caris LeVert could miss the Michigan men's basketball team's game Tuesday against No. 3 Maryland for the second straight season. Coach John Beilein said he is "not optimistic" that the Wolverines star, who injured his lower left leg against Illinois on Dec. 30 and sat out Michigan’s win..." January 12