“The player development is the main thing I like (about Michigan),” Williams said. “You can see that they develop their players. They get them in the gym and they work them hard. And their hard work pays off.”
Glenn Robinson III, quite casually, threw down a 360 dunk against Minnesota. I have no memory of a Michigan player ever doing the same, let alone with such ease. So, yeah, the full gif treatment is in order. Above is a little photoshop job, because something about that play didn't quite feel real. Below, every damn replay angle imaginable [click each thumbnail for the gif]:
[For the rest of the Minnesota gifs, featuring several more dunks and John Beilein's strange facial tic, hit THE JUMP.]
The pink gorilla is for diversity, I guess.
This is John Beilein's face when Trey Burke had to leave the game after his jersey tore. Looks normal, right? Click through for his totally unnerving facial tic:
Yeah, let's get back to the dunks. Mitch McGary steal and slam:
Burke-to-Hardaway, Part One:
Burke-to-Hardaway, Part Two:
Gorgeous, gorgeous basketball, capped by a GRIII slam:
Caris LeVert's reaction to Stauskas's dunk is wonderful:
The Barn's raised court lends itself quite well to bench reaction shots, as does Mitch McGary's entire existence:
Trevor Mbakwe, not particuarly pleased with the call on his fourth foul:
While Hardaway eventually got tied up on the sideline, Austin Hollins (#20) is still not going to enjoy the film room after allowing him to get a 1-on-4 offensive rebound:
Box out, man.