Men's Basketball


After California's landmark legislation allowing college athletes to profit off their likeness, the Big Ten and Michigan offer their takes on the hot button issue.

Michigan basketball coach Juwan Howard took a similar approach to prior years with regards to regular season scheduling.

Michigan’s non-conference basketball schedule is complete, and the athletic department willl be writing out a handsome check to go with it.

Michigan coach Juwan Howard is already giving offers to some of the nation's top recruits two months into his job.

On Monday, Michigan coach Juwan Howard sat at the front of four rectangular tables, pieced together to form a square.

Jordan Poole was taken in the first round by the Warriors.

On Thursday night, Poole took the first step towards proving them wrong. The Golden State Warriors selected Poole with the 28th pick in the draft. He’ll be playing alongside Stephen Curry next season, making nearly $2 million on a guaranteed contract.

“I feel like being in the situation I’m in, I made the right decision,” Poole told ESPN.

Former Michigan guard Charles Matthews was deemed one of the top wing defenders in the draft before suffering an ACL injury.

Bilas had high praise for Poole and Brazdeikis and believes that both have shown enough to get drafted in the second half of the night. Though Poole seemed to show more promise with his shooting and ability to pass, Bilas admired Brazdeikis’ aggressive mindset. But regardless of each player’s pros, Bilas indicated that both are still raw talents that have a long way to go before becoming a staple in the NBA.

Juwan Howard will earn $11.2 million over five years as Michigan's coach.

Juwan Howard, introduced last month as the Wolverines’ new basketball coach, will make $11.2 million over a five-year deal, per his memorandum of understanding. The deal was obtained by The Daily via a Freedom of Information Act request.


Amid the excitement of Juwan Howard’s introductory press conference, there was an undeniable uncertainty ringing though Crisler Center.

Juwan Howard offered Jabri Abdur-Rahim Thursday.

Right now, Abdur-Rahim said, his recruitment is wide open and will likely hinge on what he sees in the upcoming season. He, as everyone else, has little indication of what Howard’s basketball philosophy is, and plans to be watching closely come the fall to find out.

Phil Martelli will be joined by Howard Eisley to complete Michigan basketball's assistant coaching staff.

John Beilein was the veteran coach who filled his bench with younger, up-and-coming assistants. For new coach Juwan Howard, it was the opposite for his first hire.

Athletic director Warde Manuel is confident in Juwan Howard's pedigree.

Warde Manuel spoke directly, with certainty and confidence.

“We looked at many,” Manuel said. “Broad scope. I stand here today with my choice.”