Michigan Rumors & News

  • Report: Northwestern trying to lure Billy Donlon from Michigan

    Detroit News "Michigan’s John Beilein has already lost one assistant coach this offseason. And it appears another could be on the way out. According to the Chicago Tribune, Northwestern coach Chris Collins is trying to lure assistant coach Billy Donlon away from Michigan to fill a vacancy on his..." June 23

  • Michigan basketball offers 2018 Maryland point guard Noah Locke

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan basketball continues to work on its target board for the 2018 recruiting class. U-M offered shooter Noah Locke on Tuesday, he announced on Twitter. Locke is a 6 feet 2, 190-pound point guard from Owings Mills, Md., who attends McDonogh School. 247Sports Composite rankings lists..." June 21

  • Former U-M assistant LaVall Jordan hired as Butler's basketball coach

    Detroit Free Press "LaVall Jordan, as a member of Michigan's basketball staff, was a finalist for his dream job as Butler's head coach in 2013. He wasn't selected. But four years later, he finally was hired. Butler announced Jordan as its new coach Monday night, replacing Chris Holtmann, who took the Ohio..." June 13

  • Michigan's Wagner passes on NBA draft

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan's Moe Wagner is returning to school after withdrawing from the NBA draft, the school announced today in a release. "I gained a great deal of confidence from this process and I have a clearer picture of what I need to do in order to fulfill my dreams of playing professionally in the..." May 24

  • Oregon escapes as Michigan misses last-second shot

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It was that close. Oregon defeated Michigan 69-68 in the Sweet 16 on Thursday at Sprint Center when Michigan's Derrick Walton Jr. missed a long jumper at the buzzer that would have won it. "I don't know about (being) worried," Oregon guard Tyler Dorsey said of his..." March 23

  • Vegas casino owner will win $1 million if Michigan wins NCAA Tournament

    CBS Sports "The owner of a Las Vegas casino, Derek Stevens, stands to make a boatload of money if No. 7 seed Michigan can win the national title. On March 14, Stevens put down $12,500 on the Wolverines as a long shot -- and now they are in the Sweet 16 and don’t appear like they plan to slow down soon. He..." March 20

  • Michigan surge continues with upset of Louisville

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- Michigan roommates Moritz Wagner and D.J. Wilson have quite different backgrounds, but the Wolverines' starting forwards provided a unified, winning front on Sunday in NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional second-round action. Wagner, a sophomore from Berlin, Germany, scored a..." March 19

  • Michigan holds off Oklahoma State's charge

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- As Michigan senior Zak Irvin analyzed the seventh-seeded Wolverines' Midwest Regional victory on Friday, he had no trouble pointing to the difference-maker -- senior point guard Derrick Walton, Jr. The Big Ten tournament MVP had a game-best 26 points, 11 assists, five..." March 17

  • Eighth-seeded Michigan claims Big Ten tournament title

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Michigan head coach John Beilein stood on a podium at center court at the Verizon Center, with confetti falling on his head. The veteran mentor, who has coached at every level of college hoops, choked up as he spoke about his team that survived an aborted airport takeoff..." March 12

  • Walton Jr., Michigan punch ticket to Big Ten title game

    The Sports Xchange "Derrick Walton, Jr. had 19 of his 29 points in the second half and Moritz Wagner had 14 of his 17 points in the first half as eighth-seeded Michigan defeated Minnesota 84-77 on Saturday at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. in the first Big Ten Conference semifinal of the afternoon...." March 11

  • Michigan upsets No. 13 Purdue

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Michigan wore regular uniforms on Friday. And once again the Wolverines won, less than 48 hours after their plane ran into a ditch in Michigan. Michigan upset top seed and 13th-ranked Purdue 74-70 in overtime on Friday to advance to the Big Ten conference semifinals..." March 10

  • Walton, Michigan fly past Illinois

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Derrick Walton Jr. scored 19 points, and Michigan overcame scary travel issues to beat Illinois 75-55 Thursday in the Big Ten tournament at Verizon Center in Washington. The Wolverines got off to a quick start and maintained a double-digit lead for the majority of the game...." March 09

  • Michigan to use practice jerseys while luggage stays on plane during investigation

    ESPN "Michigan's game uniforms are officially part of an investigation, so the Wolverines might be forced to keep wearing their practice jerseys for the duration of the Big Ten tournament. And coach John Beilein might have to keep wearing the same suit. The National Transportation Safety Board and..." March 09

  • Michigan ruins Nebraska's senior night

    The Sports Xchange "LINCOLN, Neb. -- Michigan lit up Nebraska's defense all night and spoiled senior night for the Huskers in a 93-57 Big Ten Conference victory on Sunday before a crowd of 15,293 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The Wolverines (20-11, 10-8 Big Ten) shot 63 percent from the field for the game and..." March 05

  • Northwestern nips Michigan at buzzer

    The Sports Xchange "Dererk Pardon hauled in a full-court pass and scored a layup as time expired to lead Northwestern to a 67-65 Big Ten victory over Michigan and a school-record 21st victory on Wednesday at Welsh Ryan Arena in Evanston, Ill. Vic Law scored 18 points while Bryant McIntosh added 13 as the..." March 01

  • Wagner leads Michigan to upset of No. 14 Purdue

    The Sports Xchange "ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- If there is anything else that Michigan needs to do in order to prove it should be in the NCAA tournament, it’s hard to imagine what such additional proof is right now. Continuing a terrific stretch of basketball in the past three weeks, Michigan led from start to finish..." February 25

  • Beilein wins 500th as Michigan beats Rutgers

    The Sports Xchange "Zak Irvin scored 16 points to help give Michigan coach John Beilein his 500th career victory in the Wolverines' 68-64 win over Rutgers on Wednesday at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway, N.J. Beilein is 500-308 in 25 seasons at the Division I level. He is 207-133 with Michigan, just..." February 22

  • Murphy helps Minnesota outlast Michigan

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore Jordan Murphy had 16 points and 15 rebounds to help Minnesota win its fifth straight game with an 83-78 overtime triumph over Michigan on Sunday night at Williams Arena in Minneapolis Trailing 75-74 with 3:18 remaining in overtime, Minnesota scored five straight points to take a..." February 19

  • Michigan upsets No. 11 Wisconsin

    The Sports Xchange "ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The Zak Irvin sighting couldn't have been a more welcome sight for Michigan and its fans on Thursday. Irvin wasn't injured or absent for Michigan, but his customary offensive contributions was missing of late. That changed on Thursday, and at a great time against..." February 16

  • Walton, Wilson power Michigan past Indiana

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Derrick Walton Jr. scored 25 points, leading Michigan to a 75-63 win over Indiana on Sunday at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind. Junior forward D.J. Wilson added 13 points, three blocks and three steals for the Wolverines (16-9, 6-6 Big Ten), who followed up their impressive..." February 12

  • Walton helps Michigan rout Michigan State

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Derrick Walton had 20 points, eight assists and five rebounds and sophomore forward Moritz Wagner scored 19 points to lead Michigan to a lopsided 86-57 home victory over rival Michigan State on Tuesday in Ann Arbor, Mich. The first half was the story as Michigan jumped out to a..." February 08

  • Ohio State's Loving hits go-ahead shot against Michigan

    The Sports Xchange "Marc Loving scored 17 points, including the go-ahead basket with 1:53 remaining, and Ohio State downed arch-rival Michigan 70-66 on Saturday at Crisler Arena in Ann Arbor, Mich. Jae'Sean Tate and Trevor Thompson contributed 13 points apiece for the Buckeyes (14-10 overall, 4-7 Big Ten). Ohio..." February 04

  • Freshmen fuel Michigan State's 70-62 win over Michigan

    The Sports Xchange "EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Freshman guard Cassius Winston scored 16 points, freshman forward Miles Bridges had 15 points and 13 rebounds, and Michigan State snapped a three-game losing streak by downing Michigan 70-62 on Sunday afternoon at the Breslin Center. Another freshman, center Nick Ward,..." January 29

  • Michigan earns convincing win vs. Indiana

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Derrick Walton led six players in double-figures with 21 points as Michigan earned a convincing 90-60 win over Indiana in a Big 10 contest on Thursday night. The Wolverines shot a scorching 63.3 percent from the field (31 of 49) overall and 11 of 20 from 3-point range in..." January 27

  • Michigan earns payback against Illinois

    The Sports Xchange "Junior D.J. Wilson scored 17 points and senior guard Zak Irvin added 15 points to help Michigan earn a 66-57 win over Illinois in a Big Ten Conference game on Saturday at Ann Arbor, Mich. The Wolverines (13-7, 3-4 Big Ten) avenged an 85-69 defeat at Illinois (12-8, 2-5) on Jan. 11, a loss..." January 21

  • Koenig paces No. 17 Wisconsin past Michigan

    The Sports Xchange "MADISON, Wis. -- Tough, physical battles are what players and coaches come to expect game after game in the Big Ten Conference. Tuesday night was a perfect example for Michigan and No. 17 Wisconsin. Senior guard Bronson Koenig scored a team-high 16 points to help Wisconsin fend off..." January 18

  • Wagner's career high leads Wolverines over Cornhuskers

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore Moritz Wagner scored a career-high 23 points to lift Michigan to a 91-85 win over Nebraska in a Big 10 contest on Saturday. Senior guard Zak Irvin scored 21 points and senior guard Derrick Walton added 20 points for Michigan (12-6, 2-3), which earned a badly-needed win coming off..." January 14

  • Illinois scores Big Ten win over Michigan

    The Sports Xchange "Six players scored in double figures as Illinois improved to 9-1 at the State Farm Center with Wednesday's 85-69 Big Ten victory over Michigan. The Illini (12-5, 2-2) claimed their eighth win in 10 games as Maverick Morgan scored a team-high 16 points while Marcus Hill added 15. Kipper..." January 12

  • Hot-shooting Maryland topples Michigan

    The Sports Xchange "Senior Damonte Dodd and freshman Justin Jackson each scored 15 points to lead Maryland to a 77-70 road win at Michigan in a Big Ten contest on Saturday at Ann Arbor, Mich. Maryland shot 51.9 percent from the field (28 of 54) and was 66.7 percent from 3-point range (10 of 15) to improve to..." January 07

  • Michigan rallies past Penn State

    The Sports Xchange "Senior captains Zak Irvin and Derrick Walton each scored 14 points to help Michigan overcome a 14-point second-half deficit and earn a 72-69 victory over Penn State in a Big 10 contest Wednesday in Ann Arbor, Mich. Junior D.J. Wilson and sophomore Moritz Wagner each added 12 points for the..." January 04

  • Iowa bounces back to post overtime win over Michigan

    The Sports Xchange "Four days after getting clobbered at No. 15 Purdue, the Iowa Hawkeyes started 2017 with an enormous 86-83 overtime victory over the Michigan Wolverines on Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa. Guard Peter Jok added 25 points on 9-of-18 shooting for the Hawkeyes (9-6, 1-1)...." January 01