Moritz Wagner hadn’t seen a rebounding gun before.
A common sight in American gyms, Michigan men’s basketball players frequently use the device, which funnels made and missed shots into a machine that shoots the ball back into its user’s waiting hands. It’s addictively convenient — instead of wasting time chasing basketballs around the court, players use their limited time and energy working on their jump shot.
Fresh out of college and in search of a short-term gig as a campaign photographer, David Katz marched into the Chicago campaign office of a young, relatively unknown state senator in 2004, armed with a portfolio full of clips from his time as The Michigan Daily’s managing photo editor.
The Wolverines announced their 2015-16 schedule Monday morning, featuring a season-opening exhibition against Le Moyne on Nov. 6. Beilein’s son, Patrick, was announced as the Dolphins’ new head coach in June