Hockey pet peeve: "when a teammate tips a puck in on you, which is exactly how my first collegiate goal against happened. Thanks, Copper."
Reported by Baumgardner, among others. This is obviously a setback with regard to LeVert's summer workout plans, but he should be recovered in time for the trip to Italy:
“Caris underwent surgery today for a stress fracture of his foot at the University of Michigan hospital," Beilein said in a statement. "He is doing well and we expect him to make a full recovery in about 8 to 10 weeks. We are confident he will participate in our late summer training and play in our August trip to Europe.”
According to a Freep article, it's not known whether he'll be able participate in the Kevin Durant camp for wings (to which he had received an invite), which is usually held in July.
Not sure if anyone had posted this prior - if so, feel free to remove - but it appears as if Caris Levert is getting some NBA love now? NBADraft.net has him listed as a first-round pick in the 2015 draft. I am perhaps not the largest Caris Lavert supporter but his development, offensively at least, has been amazing. That said, I'm skeptical of this projection. I'm just not sure where he would project to in the NBA given his size and skill set.
Related, Stephen Ross should just start mailing Lavall Jordan envelopes full of cash now.
I noticed he played 7 minutes tonight. I wonder if they are planning on burning his redshirt now? Vogrich only played 4 minutes and Akunne didn't play any.
edit - That means redshirt is burned. I'm surprised they decided to do that, but then again, Vogrich and Akunne haven't been playing that well.
PIckerington is honoring Michigan recruits Taco Charlton, Caris Lavert, and the rest of the State Basketball champions as the Grand Marshals of annual 4th of July Parade. Link. Sorry that only Chris Wormley gets mentioned as a Michigan recruit in the article, but that's small town journalism for you (along with being unable to reach the coach for a quote).
Get here early for a prime seat along the parade route. You can also see every emergency vehicle owned by the local police and fire departments, and some fine floats...
Awards will be given to the "best looking" parade float in both commercial and non-commercial categories.
Hmm, I wonder if the awards will also have air quotes around their accomplishments?
EDIT: title un-cuted. No, Wormley is not in parade or from Pickerington, but he is the only specific basketball player mentioned in the article.