Versatility is both a blessing and a curse for Michigan men’s basketball coach John Beilein, who’s spending much of the 2015-16 preseason teaching a crop of underclassman big men both the power forward and center positions.
At one point during a somewhat zany practice on Thursday, Michigan men’s basketball coach John Beilein was doing push-ups with assistant coaches LaVall Jordan and Jeff Meyer at centercourt.
After barely escaping with a .500 record and missing the postseason for the first time since 2010, the Michigan men’s basketball team likely views last season as a year to forget.
Bielfeldt transferred from Michigan to Indiana following his senior season with the Wolverines in 2014-15.
Zak Irvin (back) and Spike Albrecht (hips) are both recovering from offseason surgeries.
Robinson, a 6-foot-8 redshirt sophomore swingman, will be eligible this year after transferring from Williams College before last season.
Aubrey Dawkins didn't expect to see much meaningful game action during his freshman season.
Moritz Wagner hadn’t seen a rebounding gun before.
Michigan men's basketball coach John Beilein, at 62 years old, isn't afraid to shake things up.
Irvin will miss six to eight weeks after undergoing back surgery at U-M Hospital, the Wolverines announced Wednesday.