Niko Porikos grew up in an NTDP billet home. Cool story.
ESPN college basketbal analyst John Gasaway has projected what the AP pre-season top 25 will be. We're No. 18:
He has five B1G teams in his top 25, led by No. 2 Maryland.
Sam Webb reported this on WTKA this morning. Sam initially said Bridges, the five-star forward from Flint who goes to a prep school in West Virginia, would visit Michigan despite Cassius Winston no longer being an option for the Wolverines (Bridges and Winston are AAU teammates). But Sam then issued a correction to that, saying he'd just received word that the visit was off.
Sam also said he considers Bridges a "near lock" to commit to Kentucky, so this may not mean much.
The first Andy Mignery segment has Sam's correction:
EDIT: MeanJoe07's mother was a wombat. I'm just sayin'.
At age 60. One of the all-time greats and definitely owner of the best quote IMO when asked for his prediction for the 1983 NBA playoffs: "fo, fo, fo"
Three time MVP, one of 50 greatest players of all time, NBA Hall of Fame.
And he's gone. Too damn young.
This has been a great advertisement for UM. The stadium looks great. Weather should be perfect fall football weather. Even Drew Sharp didn't sound that dumb. Tune in!
The TV and times have been set for Michigan's non-conference schedule for this 2015-16 season.
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|11/6||vs Le Moyne (ex)||7pm/BTN+|
|11/13||vs Northern Michigan||7pm/BTN+|
|Battle 4 Atlantis Mainland Game|
|Gavitt Tipoff Games|
|Battle 4 Atlantis (Paradise Island, Bahamas)|
|12/1||at NC State||7pm/ESPN2|
|12/5||vs Houston Baptist||2pm/ESPNU|
|12/12||vs Delaware State||Noon/ESPNU|
|12/15||vs Northern Kentucky||7pm/BTN|
|12/19||vs Youngstown State||6pm/ESPN3|
Other injury updates from his appearance on WTKA this morning.
Beilein believes that by Michigan's opening game on Nov. 13, Albrecht will be "as quick as he's ever been."
Beilein said both Caris LeVert (foot) and Derrick Walton Jr. (toe/foot) have been "really good in their recovery."