John Beilein

Caris LeVert #23 of the Michigan Wolverines walks away as Damon Lynn #5, Daquan Holiday #10 and Tim Coleman #2 of the New Jersey Institute of Technology Highlanders celebrates a 72-70 win over Michigan at Crisler Arena on December 6, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

No. 17 Michigan Humbled By NJIT 72-70

With success also comes attention. So when a team like New Jersey Institute of Technology leaves Crisler Center with a 72-70 upset, the 17th-ranked Wolverines know there will be backlash.

12/06/2014

Ed Cooley of the Providence Friars. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Cooley Rallies Friars & More

The Friars are now legitimately in the NCAA picture after five consecutive victories including wins over Creighton and Xavier.

01/27/2014

John Beilein (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images), Rick Pitino (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein’s NCAA Title Game Preview: Louisville, Michigan Set To Give Us A Thrill

The season that none of us could predict is set to give us a title game that none of us will forget.

04/08/2013

Louisville coach Rick Pitino (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Louisville, Michigan Look To Create Lasting Bond With NCAA Title

Rick Pitino knows how lasting one more win would be. It would give everyone a reason to stay connected. It would create a lifetime bond.

04/08/2013

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) and Michigan head coach John Beilein (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Louisville, Michigan Ready For NCAA Title Showdown

The matchup of Louisville and Michigan could produce a memorable NCAA title game.

04/07/2013

Syracuse Orange (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Syracuse Orange Looking To Wear Down Michigan With Stifling Defense

Syracuse’s fearsome defense is looking to shut down Michigan’s run-and-gun offense in their Final Four meeting.

04/06/2013

Trent Lockett #22 of the Marquette Golden Eagles fights to control the ball against Michael Carter-Williams #1, C.J. Fair #5 and Rakeem Christmas #25 of the Syracuse Orange. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Will Michigan Be Able To Beat Syracuse’s Vaunted 2-3 Zone Defense?

Some get paid millions to try and solve the riddle facing the Michigan coaching staff at the Final Four this weekend. How do you score against the Syracuse 2-3 zone defense? Lately, there seems to be no answer.

04/05/2013

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Michigan, Michigan St Both Staying Close To Home

Two years ago, Jordan Morgan and Michigan had to play a road game in the NCAA tournament — or so it seemed at first.

03/20/2013