RealGM has quantified how much Beilein's teams get better after Nov/Dec. Really interesting.
If you are looking for a coach whose team typically does get better later in the year, look no further than Michigan head coach John Beilein. In 8 of the last 10 seasons and for six straight years, Beilein’s teams have seen their Pyth. Winning Percentage improve after the opening two months.The link contains a helpful chart showing the degree of improvement.
Every so often I check Wikipedia to see where former Michigan basketball players have landed in international leagues.
This year Stu Douglass and DeShawn Sims are playing together for Hapoel Gilboa Galil in Gan Ner, Israel. DeShawn is starting at PF and Stu is coming off the bench at PG.
I've been on the fence for a long time, but this definitely seals it: Hapoel Gilboa Galil is now my favorite Israel Super League club.
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They got a technical foul because the entire team rushed the court to celebrate the shot.
"We've hit buzzer beaters and won league championships, but I haven't experienced a better moment on the basketball floor than that," Adams said Thursday. "Everyone was so excited for him. The whole bench was on the floor. The refs had no choice to call a tech for game interruption, but it was worth it. It was unbridled joy. There were parents weeping in the stands, half of our guys were crying. It was an unbelievable moment."Check out the link because there are lots of good quotes towards the end.
Hatch played last night for the first time in 3 years, according to the article. Also drained a 3 on his first shot attempt.