Jordan Morgan charge vs Brandon Triche

Submitted by Bambi on September 18th, 2018 at 1:24 AM

So this may not be board worthy but I'm up late and wasting time on the internet so why not.

I was watching some Michigan highlights and re-came across and old Michigan basketball hype video from before the 2011-2012 season (Trey's freshman year). The video shows a lot of highlights of plays from the Fab Five and then flashes forward to the 2010-2011 to see them recreated with that team. One thing I saw that caught my eye was at around the 4:06 mark (video link, time stamp to 4:03). The clip in question shows Jordan Morgan drawing a charge against Syracuse's Brandon Triche under the left side of the basket in a pre-season tourney game in the 2010-2011 season.

This play looked pretty familiar but not from this game. Fast forward to the 2013 Final Four game vs Syracuse. I'll video link to 1:29:54 in the video but the replay of not is at 1:30:00 (link). In it we see Jordan Morgan drawing a charge against Syracuse's Brandon Triche under the left side of the basket. This helped seal the win and trip to the title game.

I'm not sure if this has been discussed before, or if maybe this was brought up post game as something Michigan knew Triche might do. But regardless, I thought it was interesting given the theme of the hype video. More importantly this seems like it could be something that Michigan/Beilein was prepped for and and testament to the incredible coaching staff we have.

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Yabadabablue

September 18th, 2018 at 8:24 AM ^

Very random post lol but I remember when we got Jordan Morgan. It was a breathe of fresh air that we Beilein finally had a real center that wouldn't be easily overpowered against opposing big men.