How long is Beilein and how do we keep him here? I know that he has said that he wants to stay here, but his stock has never been higher. So do you think that we will be able to keep him and how can we ensure that we do?
Great seeing Denard representing Michigan: he was seen at Yost on Fri for the hockey game.
From campofchamps.com, here's a useful set of webpages showing Beilein's set offense. It's from 2008 but it's all still recognizable.
I've included the opening diagram underneath each link to help keep them straight.
Ed.: looks like my attempts to copy the opening diagram of each set didn't take.
Men's basketball tips off against Iowa at 1:00 today on the B1G network. Michigan has the better team, but that has been the case for several years, and Iowa has been pesky. Dylan(by way of Ken Pomeroy) has Michigan winning by 4 http://www.umhoops.com/2012/01/13/game-18-michigan-at-iowa-preview/#more-24200 ,
He also points out that Iowa barely shoots from downtown at all...I'm thinking woot 1-3-1?
Vegas likes Michigan by a field goal. Beilein says Iowa is going to try to get out and run, and that Michigan will have to play significantly better than Iowa to win on the road(why does that sound familiar?)http://www.umhoops.com/2012/01/13/video-notes-quotes-john-beilein-previews-iowa/
My personal take: Iowa has serious Multiple Personality Disorder, as evidenced by their Wisky/Minny road wins vs their baby seal impersonation against those two SU schools who celebrated when Nebraska joined the conference(because they finally have a school to look down on).
That red-headed kid Aaron White is pretty good, and Basabe is still there, but I dont really think either one is ready to keep up with Novak, the Notorious SMOTRYCZ or Morgan. If Stu can slow down Matt Gatens(and all evidence suggest he WILL be able to) I like Michigan's chances.