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  • Michigan commit Zeb Jackson 'really excited' to play for Juwan Howard

    Detroit News "Past and present Wolverines aren’t the only ones who were elated when Juwan Howard was named Michigan’s new basketball coach. Potential future Wolverine and 2020 commit Zeb Jackson was, too. “I was really excited, for sure,” Jackson said during the..." June 13

  • Sources: Phil Martelli, Howard Eisley to join Michigan's staff

    247 Sports "After formally being introduced as the newest head coach of the basketball program last week, it appears that Michigan head coach Juwan Howard is prepared to add two pieces to his coaching staff. According to The Athletic's Brendan Quinn, the Wolverines have secured a..." June 04

  • Ex-Oakland guard Jaevin Cumberland spurns Michigan, transfers to Cincinnati

    Detroit News "Michigan has missed the mark on another target. According to multiple reports on Monday, Oakland grad transfer Jaevin Cumberland has signed with Cincinnati and use will his final season of eligibility with the Bearcats. Cumberland, a 6-foot-3, 185-pound sharp-shooting guard,..." June 03

  • A Fab Five reunion will happen next season. As for the banners…

    Michigan Live "As soon as Juwan Howard was asked about the banners, he looked towards the rafters of Crisler Center. He knew the question was coming. He smiled. "I look up there and I see those beautiful banners and I'm like, 'Wow, Michigan has a rich tradition,'" Howard..." May 31

  • Juwan Howard wants to unite Wolverines, Fab Five

    ESPN "Juwan Howard expects his return to the Michigan Wolverines as their new head coach will continue to mend ties between the basketball program and the members of its iconic Fab Five teams of the early 1990s. A little more than a quarter-century after he left the Ann Arbor..." May 30

  • Report: Phil Martelli offered job on Juwan Howard’s staff

    Larry Brown Sports "Phil Martelli could be returning to coaching sooner than many may have expected. Last week, the Michigan Wolverines hired former “Fab 5” star Juwan Howard to be the next head coach of the men’s basketball program. Howard has reportedly wasted no time working to..." May 30

  • Chris Webber 'pumped' for new Michigan HC Juwan Howard

    The Score "Juwan Howard was tabbed to replace John Beilein as the next head coach of Michigan on Wednesday, rejoining his alma mater 25 years after playing a starring role for one of the most exciting teams in college basketball history. The former Miami Heat assistant coach has received plenty..." May 25

  • How the hire of Juwan Howard will impact recruiting for Michigan basketball

    Maize N Brew "The Michigan Wolverines officially have their new head basketball coach — U-M basketball alum Juwan Howard. The Fab Five member will look to get things back on track after former head coach John Beilein announced he would be leaving the university to become the coach..." May 23

  • Jalen Rose says Michigan hiring Juwan Howard will finally reunite the Fab Five

    Larry Brown Sports "Michigan has decided to hire a member of the Fab Five as its next men’s head basketball coach, and Jalen Rose is confident that will finally allow him and his former teammates to put aside their differences. Rose, who has openly feuded with Chris Webber for several years now,..." May 23

  • Michigan basketball to hire Juwan Howard as new head coach

    Detroit Free Press "Roughly a week after losing the greatest coach the men’s basketball program had ever seen, Michigan brought back one of its own in an effort to fill the void. Juwan Howard, a former Michigan All-American forward and member of the famed Fab Five recruiting class, agreed in..." May 22

  • Juwan Howard to reportedly be named head coach at Michigan

    Larry Brown Sports "The University of Michigan has reportedly found its John Beilein replacement. According to Five Reasons Sports, Miami Heat assistant coach Juwan Howard has agreed to multi-year deal to become Michigan’s head coach. The report coincides with..." May 21

  • Michigan to interview Juwan Howard after Ed Cooley reportedly stays in Providence

    Sporting News "Michigan basketball's head coaching vacancy may soon be filled. Providence coach Ed Cooley has emerged as a candidate for the open position, ESPN reported, citing unidentified sources. The report noted Cooley was expected to interview with Michigan athletic director..." May 21

  • Juwan Howard set to interview for Michigan job

    Larry Brown Sports "Juwan Howard was one of the names that was mentioned in connection with the Michigan job the moment John Beilein announced he was leaving to take the Cleveland Cavaliers job. Apparently the Wolverines took note and are making Howard a candidate for the vacant position. Howard is set..." May 18

  • Chris Beard, Rick Pitino among favorites to become next Michigan head coach

    Sportsnaut "The vacancy left by John Beilein has opened up a prime opportunity for a coveted job as the next head coach of the Michigan men’s basketball program. With that in mind, it’s not surprising that some of the people oddsmakers favor to land the job are names you’ll..." May 14

  • Michigan Must First Make Billy Donovan Tell Them No

    The Big Lead "One assumes that Michigan was just about as blindsided as everyone else about John Beilein, at 66 years old and with no rumors that he was even interviewing for the gig, taking the Cavs’ head coaching job. While I listed five candidates to replace Beilein on the..." May 14

  • Sources: Juwan Howard to interview with Wolves

    ESPN "New Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas plans to interview candidates for the franchise's head-coaching job this week, including Miami Heat assistant Juwan Howard and Portland Trail Blazers assistant David Vanterpool, league..." May 14

  • Strangely, ESPN’s Jay Williams wants Juwan Howard to fix Michigan’s ‘culture’

    Michigan Live "John Beilein was voted by his peers as the cleanest coach in college basketball. At Michigan, he won Big Ten regular season and tournament championships, made two trips to the national championship game and annually developed under-recruited prospects into potential NBA..." May 14

  • Top Michigan signee Jalen Wilson 'in shock' over John Beilein's exit

    Detroit Free Press "Jalen Wilson woke up Monday morning to a phone call from a friend. Then he checked ESPN, and saw the news: John Beilein had accepted the head coaching job with the Cleveland Cavaliers.  The news was a surprise for Wilson, Michigan basketball's top..." May 14

  • 5 Candidates to Replace John Beilein at Michigan

    The Big Lead "John Beilein left Michigan for the Cavs in what is an absolutely stunning move, and it leaves the Wolverines vulnerable in the coaching carousel season. With so many people already having taken jobs — as Jeff Goodman pointed out, Nate Oats would’ve been a great option but he..." May 13

  • Alabama’s Nate Oats shuts down Michigan speculation in statement

    Larry Brown Sports "Even coaches that recently took a new job will be subject to some speculation when a position like Michigan’s opens up, but Nate Oats won’t be heading to Ann Arbor. Oats, who was only hired by Alabama in March, shot down all speculation linking him to the newly-vacant..." May 13

  • Sign points to Michigan's Jordan Poole staying in NBA draft

    Detroit News "A week ago, Michigan sophomore guard Jordan Poole said he wasn't in a rush to decide whether he’d stay in the NBA draft. However, there’s an indication Poole may have made up his mind well before the May 29 deadline. Poole has recently created an account..." April 23

  • Michigan's Charles Matthews, Ignas Brazdeikis, Jordan Poole declare for NBA draft

    Detroit News "Michigan’s top three scorers could all be moving on. Redshirt junior wing Charles Matthews, freshman forward Ignas Brazdeikis and sophomore guard Jordan Poole will declare for the NBA draft and intend to sign with agents, the program announced Tuesday. This marks..." April 10

  • Michigan's Brazdeikis on Duke: 'We feel like we’re definitely better'

    The Score "The top-ranked Duke Blue Devils (14-2) have created buzz around college basketball thanks to the strong play of Zion Williamson and their star-studded freshman class. But the Michigan Wolverines are right below them, and first-year forward Ignas Brazdeikis believes his team is just as..." January 18