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  • Kentucky-Michigan basketball game in London postponed until December 2022

    Yardbarker "The Kentucky Wildcats and Michigan Wolverines won't be doing any Christmas shopping in London later this year, after all.   On Tuesday, Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe tweeted that a game between the two universities scheduled for the O2 Arena in London on..." May 19

  • Wake Forest transfer Chaundee Brown commits to Michigan

    Detroit News "Michigan’s late push for Wake Forest transfer Chaundee Brown has paid off. Brown announced in an Instagram post on Tuesday that he’ll be heading to Ann Arbor to finish his career with the Wolverines. The 6-foot-5, 220-guard added Michigan as a possible..." May 19

  • Purdue transfer Nojel Eastern headed to Michigan

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan basketball's roller-coaster offseason continues. The Wolverines made a significant addition to their roster Thursdaywith a commitment from Purdue transfer Nojel Eastern.  Eastern, a two-year starter at Purdue who is coming off an up-and-down..." May 14

  • Prodigy players bypassing college basketball for NBA G League no big deal

    CBS Sports "Daishen Nix's recent decision to play for the NBA's G League rather than join UCLA and play college basketball next season has been called a possible "sea-change moment" for the sport -- and not in a good way. That after fellow five-star prospect Jalen Green also..." May 08

  • Michigan guard Cole Bajema enters transfer portal

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan basketball guard Cole Bajema entered his name in the NCAA transfer portal on Tuesday, the Free Press has learned. Bajema, a 6-foot-7 reserve and a former four-star recruit from Lynden, Wash., had nine  appearances last season and averaged 2.9 points per game. In 37..." May 06

  • Which college basketball teams need a The Last Dance documentary?

    NBC Sports - College Basketball Talk "The Last Dance has taken the sports world by storm. In a time where we don’t actually have any access to live sports due to the coronavirus pandemic shutting down the entire world, airing 10 hours of archival, all-access, never-before-seen footage from the Chicago..." April 28

  • Franz Wagner returning to Michigan for sophomore season

    SI "Michigan basketball officially announced that Franz Wagner will be back at U-M next year. Here's the full release: University of Michigan men's basketball guard announced Thursday (April 23) he will return for his sophomore season and not apply for early entry into the 2020..." April 24

  • Tom Izzo ‘furious’ with proposed transfer rule, according to Dick Vitale

    The Spun "The NCAA could soon approve a rule allowing transfer players to play right away instead of sitting out a year. Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo is reportedly “furious” about the rule proposal. To be frank, the rule is long overdue. The NCAA’s power-hungry..." April 19

  • Michigan Offering Full Refunds To Football, Basketball And Hockey Season-Ticket Holders

    Sportsnaut "As the state of Michigan continues to be battered by the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Michigan is offering full refunds to season-ticket holders for the school’s football, basketball and hockey teams’ home games. #BREAKING: THE @UMICHATHLETICS DEPARTMENT..." April 17

  • Isaiah Todd's mother: Five-star forward decommits from Michigan, will look to play pro

    ESPN "Five-star forward Isaiah Todd has decommitted from Michigan and will look to play professionally next season, his mother told ESPN on Tuesday. Todd, who plans to sign with an agent, won't play college basketball in 2020-21. "We're exploring..." April 14

  • Michigan basketball's Colin Castleton to transfer

    247 Sports "247Sports confirmed early Thursday morning that rising junior forward Colin Castleton will enter the NCAA Transfer Portal, opening up a third scholarship for the staff in the last 48 hours. This follows David DeJulius's departure from the program on Tuesday and Wednesday's..." April 09

  • Juwan Howard's son to be walk-on at Michigan

    Michigan Live "Juwan Howard got some help with Michigan's scholarship situation from his son Jace. The three-star recruit, who'd previously accepted a scholarship offer to play for his father next season, has decided to walk on with the Wolverines instead, a member of the Michigan basketball..." April 09

  • Michigan's David DeJulius to enter transfer portal

    Detroit Free Press "David DeJulius will not return to Michigan basketball next season. The program announced Monday afternoon that the sophomore guard plans to enter the transfer portal.  DeJulius was one of Michigan's key bench players last season. He played in all 31 games and..." April 07

  • NCAA won't grant winter sports athletes extra year of eligibility

    The Score "The NCAA decided not to grant athletes from winter sports - including basketball - an extra year of eligibility due to the coronavirus pandemic, the committee announcedMonday. "Winter sports were not included in the decision," the statement read.  " March 30

  • 1 of these 8 teams will win the NCAA Tournament

    The Score "For all of the perceived parity that exists in March Madness, the actual list of recent champions is short. Only 12 schools have won the NCAA Tournament over the last 22 years, and last season's champ (Virginia) had been a top seed in four of the previous six years. This season,..." March 11

  • Juwan Howard Can Coach a Little Bit

    The Big Lead "Not long ago, Michigan was in free fall. Gone were the days of being the hottest, fastest-rising team in college basketball. The blistering 7-0 start and unprecedented poll ascension were in the rearview. Losers of nine of the last 13, the Wolverines were in serious jeopardy of missing the NCAA..." February 20

  • Michigan’s Zavier Simpson was suspended after wrecking AD’s wife’s car

    Larry Brown Sports "Michigan guard Zavier Simpson was suspended a game last month, and now we know why. MLive.com’s Samuel Dodge reported on Thursday that Simpson crashed a car registered to Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel’s wife into a utility pole. The incident took place..." February 06

  • Michigan suspends PG Zavier Simpson for undisclosed violation

    ESPN "Michigan guard Zavier Simpson, who leads the nation in assists, has been suspended for an undisclosed violation of team policies and will miss Tuesday's game against Nebraska. The school announced the suspension Monday and included a statement from coach Juwan..." January 27

  • Illinois stuns Michigan, 64-62, as Wolverines' Isaiah Livers exits with injury

    USA Today "Saturday was supposed to be Isaiah Livers' triumphant return to the Michigan Wolverines.  Instead, Illinois' Ayo Dosunmu spoiled the party, hitting a winning jump shot with 0.5 seconds remaining to beat Michigan, 64-62, at Crisler Center and hand the..." January 25

  • Michigan Isn't Making Much Noise Anymore

    The Big Lead "The Michigan Wolverines were the story of college basketball early on, securing wins over Iowa State, North Carolina, and Gonzaga to go from unranked to No. 4 in the AP Poll. Juwan Howard's transition from the NBA to Ann Arbor appeared seamless and smooth. Hopes abounded that there would be..." January 23

  • Juwan Howard Runs on Floor during Play, gets technical foul

    Yardbarker "Michigan head coach Juwan Howard got his first taste of the school’s rivalry with Michigan State from a coaching perspective on Sunday, and it didn’t go so great. " January 05

  • Tom Izzo’s son Steven Izzo receives loud cheers at end of blowout win over Michigan

    Larry Brown Sports "The Michigan State Spartans beat up on arch-rival Michigan on Sunday, and things were so one-sided that the Spartans’ human equivalent of a victory cigar made an appearance. " January 05

  • Michigan adds another ESPN 100 prospect in No. 77 Terrance Williams

    ESPN "ESPN 100 forward Terrance Williams committed to Michigan on Wednesday night, giving Juwan Howard his fourth top-100 commitment in his first full recruiting class with the Wolverines. Michigan emerged as the favorite for Williams after his recent decommitment..." January 02

  • Michigan Isaiah Livers out indefinitely with groin injury

    Michigan Daily "With its Big Ten schedule set to resume next weekend, it appears the Michigan men’s basketball may be without its leading scorer for a significant stretch. After suffering a groin injury in the 11th-ranked Wolverines’ 42-point win over Presbyterian, junior forward Isaiah..." December 29

  • Chris Webber Open to Reconcile with Michigan Basketball After 26-Year Beef

    TMZ "Chris Webber says he hasn't been back to the Crisler Center at the Univ. of Michigan in 26 YEARS -- but he's finally down to bury the hatchet ... thanks to Juwan Howard. Webber was a key member of the legendary Fab Five team in '92 and '93 ... but got caught..." December 07

  • Kentucky and Michigan will play a game in London next season to begin a three-year series

    CBS Sports "Kentucky and Michigan have agreed to a unique three-game scheduling series beginning with a 2020 game in London followed by a home game for each school. The first game of the series is tentatively set for December 2020 at The O2 Arena in London. The game in 2021 will be played..." December 05

  • Chris Webber defends Jim Harbaugh after OSU debacle: Don't Fire Him!

    TMZ "Chris Webber is going to bat for Jim Harbaugh ... telling TMZ Sports Michigan should NOT fire the head coach -- this despite his FIFTH STRAIGHT loss to Ohio State on Saturday. "To throw the baby out with the bathwater or to blow it up just because of that..." December 04