John Beilein to be inducted into College Basketball Hall of Fame
The former University of Michigan basketball coach is part of the College Basketball Hall of Fame class of 2022, the Hall announced on Wednesday (June 29). Beilein was announced as part of this year’s Michigan Sports Hall of Fame class earlier this month. Beilein, who coached the Michigan men’s team for 12 seasons from 2007 to 2019, is the school’s all-time winningest basketball coach. Before Michigan, Beilein had successful stints at West Virginia, Richmond, Canisius, Le Moyne, Nazareth, and Erie Community College. The sport’s Hall of Fame is located inside The College Basketball Experience in Kansas City, Missouri.mlive.com
Chris Webber, John Beilein headline Michigan Sports Hall of Fame class
A pair of University of Michigan basketball legends are part of the state’s Sports Hall of Fame class of 2022. Chris Webber, a standout player for the Wolverines, and John Beilein, the winningest basketball coach in school history, were announced as part of the class on Thursday night (June 16). Basketball” at Detroit Country Day School), members of the 2020 class, are also being inducted as they were unable to be inducted during their class’ ceremony last year. “This class includes all-time greats who are also fan favorites.”Webber was the 1991 national high school basketball Player of the Year, as well as “Mr. He went on to play 15 seasons in the NBA and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame last year.mlive.com
What are the Pistons’ odds at winning the 2022 NBA draft lottery?
The day has arrived and the Detroit Pistons will learn where they will fall in the NBA Draft, set to take place in June. The NBA Draft Lottery is set for 8 p.m. on ESPN and the Pistons currently have a 14 percent chance at the No. Last season, Detroit landed the No. Related: Rip Hamilton to represent Pistons at NBA Draft LotteryHere is what the odds look like for the No. More:John Beilein reflects on his first season with the Detroit Pistons2022 NBA Draft odds: Detroit Pistons’ chances in next week’s lottery and which players they may pickmlive.com
John Beilein reflects on his first season with the Detroit Pistons
This past season, his first with the NBA’s Detroit Pistons as a senior adviser for player development, Beilein needed a different spot in the arena. Seven or eight rows behind the Pistons bench, Beilein observed and took notes on everything from substitution patterns to foot work. In a surprise move, he left in May of 2019 to become the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. A prior relationship with Pistons head coach Dwane Casey helped Beilein return to coaching. “There is nothing more important to our franchise right now than the growth and development of our players,” Pistons owner Tom Gores said at the time.mlive.com
Al Glick, humble industrialist, philanthropist and Michigan super fan, dies at 95
JACKSON, MI - Renowned steel tycoon, community philanthropist and University of Michigan benefactor Al Glick died Tuesday at age 95. “There are many things Al will be remembered for, most notably his unmatched love for his family and the University of Michigan,” Alro Steel officials said in announcing his death on Tuesday, Feb. 8. He also gifted $3 million to Mott Children’s hospital in 2011 in the name of Glick’s friend and former University of Michigan football coach Lloyd Carr. Meet the man next to the Michigan benchLong-time Michigan athletics supporter Al Glick sits next to Michigan coach John Beilein during the Big Ten basketball game between Michigan and Maryland at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor on Saturday, February 16, 2019. “His love of sports taught him the value of teamwork,” Alro Steel officials said.mlive.com
An update on former Michigan basketball coaches
ANN ARBOR -- Former Michigan men’s basketball assistant coach Brian Dutcher recently returned to Crisler Center for the first time since 1998, as San Diego State’s head coach. LaVall Jordan, head coach, ButlerJordan was a Beilein assistant at Michigan for XX seasons before getting the head job at Milwaukee in 2016. DeAndre Haynes, assistant, MarquetteLike Yaklich, Haynes came to Michigan from Illinois State, though Haynes had only been there a few months before the Michigan job opened. The Purple Eagles are 4-6, and 0-2 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, under head coach Greg Paulus. More Michigan basketball content:There’s time, but Michigan basketball needs fixingMichigan upset by Minnesota at homemlive.com
Is your student-athlete ready to be recruited? Check out these tips on how to get ready for the big time
Maybe your son wants to play point guard for Tom Izzo or quarterback for Jim Harbaugh. Or maybe your daughter has dreams of playing college volleyball or soccer. Or maybe those college goals are still a few years away and the immediate concern is finding a spot onto the a high school team. How do you find these opportunities and make the most of them once you do? Check out MLive․com’s selection of how-to articles and insider tips on recruiting – straight from the experts.mlive.com
NBA Draft 2021: Detroit Pistons select Michigan’s Isaiah Livers in second round
The former Michigan basketball player and Kalamazoo Central graduate was drafted by the Detroit Pistons on Thursday night in the second round (No. Livers also is the second pick of the Pistons in the 2021 draft behind No. He will reunite with former Michigan head coach John Beilein, who is now on the Pistons’ staff as a senior advisor. Livers had a solid four-year career with the Wolverines, appearing in 119 career games and starting 69. The Pistons are slated to make two more picks in the second round: No.mlive.com
Pistons to hire former Michigan coach John Beilein in advisory role
The Detroit Pistons have added reinforcements to their player development program. The team will add former Michigan Wolverines head coach John Beilein as a Senior Advisor of Player Development, a league source confirmed to MLive. He rebuilt the program and became the school’s winningest coach with a 278–150 (.650) record. Among them are current players Caris LeVert (Pacers), Tim Hardaway Jr. (Mavericks), Glenn Robinson III (Kings), Jordan Poole (Warriors), D.J. Beilein served as the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, lasting only 54 games.mlive.com
After extra long wait, former Michigan star Rudy Tomjanovich will be inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame
It took Rudy Tomjanovich 15 years to be selected for the Basketball Hall of Fame. He’s the first person with ties to the Michigan basketball program to receive this honor. The Hamtramck native maintained ties to Michigan basketball over the years, returning for various alumni gatherings. Michigan basketball has a long list of high-achieving alums: Cazzie Russell, Glen Rice, and Johnny Orr, to name three. On Saturday, though, the wait will be over, for Tomjanovich and Michigan basketball.mlive.com
Juwan Howard updates Chaundee Brown’s waiver request for Michigan basketball
“The waiver process will be submitted very soon,” Michigan head coach Juwan Howard told reporters on Wednesday. When asked to clarify whether that meant Brown’s waiver request would be submitted to the NCAA soon or Howard expected to hear back from the NCAA soon, Howard repeated, “The waiver process is being submitted soon. That’s all I can give you right now.”Other outlets, including MLive, had previously reported that Brown’s request had been submitted. Those same people were under the impression, having discussed it with Brown, that his waiver request had been submitted at least a month ago. More Michigan basketball content:Juwan Howard laments virtual recruiting as Michigan makes cut for another 5-starMichigan basketball faces tricky task of creating safe scheduleMichigan basketball All-Decade team: Good players on subpar teams in the 2000smlive.com
Back to work: NBA's non-Disney clubs start team workouts
The teams that didn't qualify for the restart of the NBA season at Walt Disney World could begin voluntary workouts Wednesday, Sept. 23, to start preparing for their next game whenever that is. Karl Anthony-Towns got to work in Minnesota and his old coach started to mold his new team in New York. After six months without one, it felt so good for some NBA teams to practice again that even Allen Iverson might've enjoyed it. “It gives us some sense of continuity, some sense of togetherness,” said Love, who didn’t want to miss the voluntary workouts. Coaches who didn't know what to expect were pleasantly surprised by the level of play they saw.
Zavier Simpson signs with German pro team
Zavier Simpson has signed with a professional basketball team in Germany. Simpson, at 6-foot, 190-pounds, was often the smallest player on the court, but his play -- and his mouth -- usually spoke the loudest. Last season, Simpson helped smooth the transition from Beilein to Juwan Howard, who often called Simpson his version of Tom Brady. Back to Simpson: Multiple NBA scouts who spoke to MLive in the spring said it was unlikely he’d be drafted. Graduate transfer Mike Smith and senior Eli Brooks are Michigan’s top options to replace Simpson at point guard this season.mlive.com
Beilein Watches No. 25 Michigan beat Nebraska 82-58
Zavier Simpson and Jon Teske got a nice surprise for their final home game at Michigan. I did not know Coach Beilein was going to be here. 25 Michigan beat Nebraska 82-58 on Thursday night. Michigan (19-11, 10-9 Big Ten) led 32-28 at halftime before starting the second with an 18-4 run. It changes everybodys role out there on the floor, Cornhuskers coach Fred Hoiberg said.detroit.cbslocal.com
Former Wolverine Skipper John Beilein Out As Coach Of Cavs
CLEVELAND (AP) Cavaliers first-year coach John Beilein will end a rough season by stepping down after 54 games, according to multiple reports Tuesday night. Cleveland is just 14-40 the worst record in the Eastern Conference and Beilein struggled to gain his players confidence or respect while the losses piled up. Associate head coach J.B. Bickerstaff is expected to take over on an interim basis for Beilein. The losing took its toll on Beilein, who admitted being beaten down before the Cavs went their separate ways at the All-Star break. Its not clear what will be next for Beilein, who went 571-325 at Canisius, Richmond, West Virginia and Michigan.detroit.cbslocal.com
Pistons Ship Andre Drummond To The Cavs
In the final hour before the NBA trading deadline, Cleveland acquired two-time All-Star center Andre Drummond from the Detroit Pistons in exchange for forward John Henson, guard Brandon Knight and the less favorable of its two second-round draft picks in 2023. But by landing Drummond, who leads the league in rebounding, the Cavs helped themselves in the short-term and positioned themselves for the future. The 26-year-old Drummond has a $28.7 million player option in his contract for next season. The 28-year-old is making $15.6 million this season, his final one on a five-year, $70 million deal. We are grateful for Andres contributions to our team, our franchise and the City of Detroit, Pistons owner Tom Gores said.detroit.cbslocal.com
Pistons Fall In OT
However they felt about what had unfolded between them and coach John Beilein, the Cavaliers kept playing hard. That locker room was hopping around right now everybody was really excited.Andre Drummond had 28 points and 23 rebounds for Detroit. The Pistons are without star forward Blake Griffin, who had surgery on his left knee. We wanted him in there for defense, but he was the one with, Lets put him on Rose,' Beilein said. Pistons: Detroit was missing Griffin, G Luke Kennard (bilateral knee tendinitis), F Markieff Morris (left foot sprain), G Khyri Thomas (right foot surgery), and G Reggie Jackson (lumbar spine stress reaction).detroit.cbslocal.com
Pistons Win Back To Back For First Time
The Detroit Pistons are suddenly on a roll. Blake Griffin scored 24 points, Andre Drummond had 17 points and 14 rebounds, and the Pistons routed the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-94 Tuesday night to win consecutive games for the first time this season. The Pistons thumped San Antonio 132-98 on Sunday and put together another dominant performance, shooting 54% and hitting 18 of 35 3-point attempts. The Pistons and Cavaliers played for the first time this season and will meet three times in January. Cavaliers: Cleveland didnt shoot a free throw until the 2:29 mark of the second quarter when it trailed 59-40.detroit.cbslocal.com
Wolverines Juwan Howard Joins Host Of New Coaches To Watch
About a quarter-century ago, Juwan Howard and Jerry Stackhouse were two of the biggest names in college basketball. Howard took over his former team when he replaced John Beilein at Michigan, and Stackhouse was hired to be the new coach at Vanderbilt. Brannen reached the NCAA Tournament twice in the last three years at Northern Kentucky. The Terriers beat Seton Hall in the first round of last seasons NCAA Tournament. BELMONTRick Byrd retired after 805 victories and eight NCAA Tournament berths, and Belmont hired Casey Alexander to replace him.detroit.cbslocal.com
Michigan Coach Howard Has To Replace Lots Of Scoring
Juwan Howard will have an immediate chance to put his stamp on the Michigan program. Michigan didnt just lose coach John Beilein, who went to the NBA and was replaced by Howard. Howard takes over a clean slate of sorts, with so many key players to replace. The staff of assistants is new as well and includes former Saint Josephs coach Phil Martelli. His 3-point percentage improved from 36 to 43, and he can expect plenty of opportunities in 2019-20, given how much scoring Michigan lost.detroit.cbslocal.com
10 former Michigan basketball players begin season on NBA rosters
Ignas Brazdeikis, Jordan Poole, Moe Wagner, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Caris LeVert are among the former Michigan basketball players on NBA rosters to begin the 2019-20 season. As the season begins, there are 10 former Michigan basketball players on active 15-man rosters. This will be the fifth team of Burke's young NBA career. He averaged a career-high 18.1 points per game last season, splitting time between the Knicks and Mavericks. It wouldn't be a surprise to see him break out in his fourth NBA season.
10 former Michigan basketball players begin season on NBA rosters
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Michigan basketball season is still a couple weeks away, but fans won't have to wait any longer to watch some of their favorites on the court. As the season begins, there are 10 former Michigan basketball players on active 15-man rosters. This will be the fifth team of Burke's young NBA career. He averaged a career-high 18.1 points per game last season, splitting time between the Knicks and Mavericks. It wouldn't be a surprise to see him break out in his fourth NBA season.
Quiz: How well do you know Michigan's new AD?
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Michigan announced the hiring of new athletic director Warde Manuel Friday morning. Manuel takes over for interim AD Jim Hackett, who brought in football coach Jim Harbaugh, extended the contract of basketball coach John Beilein and initiated a contract with Nike during his short tenure. Manuel is expected to begin his duties as Michigan AD in March. How well do you know Michigan's new athletic director ? MOBILE APP USERS: Tap here to take the quiz.
Michigan battles NJIT in Ann Arbor Saturday
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Michigan looks to continue its winning ways when it hosts NJIT on Saturday. Michigan has won 26 of its last 27 non-conference home games - with its only loss coming to then-No. NJIT is coming off a hard-fought 71-67 loss to UMass Lowell and hopes to pull off an improbable result in its first meeting with a ranked opponent this season. Ky Howard leads the Highlanders in rebounding (7.3) and grabbed eight boards versus UMass Lowell after finishing with a season-low two in his previous game. Michigan has won 49 of its last 53 games at Crisler Center.
Michigan defeats Wofford 57-40
– Regular season Big Ten champion Michigan defeated Wofford 57-40 Thursday. Nik Stauskas had 15 points to lead the Wolverines past the Terriers in the second round of the NCAA tournament in Milwaukee. Jordan Morgan added 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Wolverines, who outrebounded Wofford 31-26. Derrick Walton Jr. and Stauskas added late 3-pointers as the Wolverines - who hit 7-of-17 3s - closed out the win. GAME NOTEBOOK: Wofford missed 12-of-14 shots during a Michigan 20-4 run early in the game and shot 32.1 percent in the first half.