The Wolverine

May 2012

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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MICHIGAN BASKETBALL 8. Bernard Robinson Jr. 9. LaVell Blanchard 10. Jalen Rose 5. Antoine Joubert 6. Stu Douglass 7. Daniel Horton 1. Zack Novak 2. Louis Bullock 3. Dion Harris 4. Jimmy King Minutes Played • Novak surged to the top of this list in his final game in a Michigan uniform. Douglass also played his way into the top 10 on U-M's all-time list. 4,363 4,356 4,197 4,120 3,960 3,901 3,697 3,666 3,607 3,520 3. Daniel Horton 4. Zack Novak 5. Stu Douglass 1. Louis Bullock 2. Dion Harris Three-Pointers Made • Novak and Douglass established themselves as two of the most produc- tive three-point shooters in Michigan history. Meanwhile, sophomore Tim Hardaway Jr. surpassed Jalen Rose (124) for 10th place on Michigan's list of three-point producers. 10. Tim Hardaway Jr. 6. LaVell Blanchard 7. Robbie Reid 8. Manny Harris 9. Glen Rice 339 268 233 213 205 189 160 142 135 129 1. Glen Rice Three-Point Percentage 4. Dommanic Ingerson 5. Evan Smotrycz 2. Sean Higgins 3. Louis Bullock 48.0 44.8 42.3 41.9 40.5 6. Rumeal Robinson 7. Manny Harris 8. Louis Bullock T-9. Thad Garner T-9. Dion Harris 16. Stu Douglass T-21. Zack Novak 4. Bernard Robinson Jr. 5. Travis Conlan • Douglass finished his career just out- side Michigan's all-time top 15 in steals. Novak climbed to the cusp of the top 20. 169 167 150 144 137 135 135 111 94 1. Gary Grant Stu Douglass closed his U-M career ranked No. 1 in school history in games played, No. 6 in minutes played and No. 5 in three- pointers made. 10. Daniel Horton 12. Trey Burke 13. Stu Douglass 7. Demetrius Calip 8. LaVell Blanchard 9. Zack Novak 6. Robbie Reid PHOTO BY LON HORWEDEL 40.3 16. Tim Hardaway Jr. • Michigan featured five players on this year's roster who are, percentage-wise, among the top 20 three-point shooters in the history of the program. 39.8 39.0 36.0 35.8 34.8 34.0 32.7 T-2. Jimmy King T-2. Daniel Horton 1. Gary Grant Wolverines with a 43-22 all-time record in the NCAA Tourna- ment. Michigan head coach John Beilein is now 2-3 in tour- nament action with the Wolverines. Michigan also dropped to 3-1 in the all-time series against the Bobcats. • U-M had not lost its opening game in the NCAA Tour- • Michigan's 65-60 loss to Ohio in the second round left the Career Steals 300 187 187 BASKETBALL NOTEBOOK ball, that we can be with these young men in the summer." nament since 1996. Beilein had posted wins in his NCAA opener in five straight appearances, dating back to his time at West Virginia. • Beilein is applauding relaxed NCAA regulations allowing • At the same press conference during which Trey Burke an- nounced his return to Michigan, junior-to-be Tim Hardaway Jr. assured all that he never considered leaving. Hardaway, U-M's second-leading scorer this past season, indicated he knows he has to work on his defense and ball handling to become the type of player he expects to be. "I felt like I wasn't ready, coaches more time to work with players during the sum- mer. Beilein will get an early, hands-on opportunity with the incoming freshman Wolverines, as well as the veterans. "We can work with players this summer, so that will really help us, including the incoming freshmen," Beilein said. "We'll be able to see what they can do. There will be about 16 hours of practice that we've never had, over the summer. Eight weeks, at two hours apiece — it might be 14 for us. That's going to be really good. It's good for college basket- " Career Assists 10. Bernard Robinson Jr. 11. Jimmy King 12. Darius Morris 13. Ray Jackson 14. Louis Bullock T-15. Stu Douglass T-15. Michael Griffin 17. Garde Thompson 18. Glen Rice 2. Rumeal Robinson 3. Antoine Joubert 4. Daniel Horton 5. Travis Conlan 6. Eric Turner 7. Jalen Rose 8. Dion Harris 9. Manny Harris 19. Dan Pelekoudas 20. Rickey Green • Entering the NCAA Tournament, Dou- glass needed just one assist to reach the top 15 in Michigan history in that department. He recorded one against Ohio, pulling him into a tie with Michael Griffin for that 15th spot. ❏ 731 576 539 484 480 421 401 398 366 364 354 319 300 299 290 290 275 274 270 252 work on. That's why I gave you guys that decision right after the Ohio game. I said I was coming back. I was very disap- pointed in myself and how I played at the end of the season. I felt like I could have done better to help this team out. Beilein noted he's very open in conversations with Hard- " Hardaway said. "I felt I had a lot to away — and his former NBA father — regarding the next level. "Tim and I talk about this all the time, " and I have talked about it on occasion as well. Tim is very well aware of the NBA and what he has to do, and his dad keeps him apprised of it. He loves Michigan as well. " Beilein said. "His dad MAY 2012 THE WOLVERINE 45

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