The Wolverines led big early thanks in part to the solid play of Jon Teske, who filled in for an injured Moritz Wagner.
After a huge first quarter for the Wolverines, the score continued to climb, and they never let up.
As Beilein and his staff prepare to square off against Detroit Saturday at Little Caesar’s Arena, their former player’s name will be at the top of the scouting report.
The last time the Michigan men’s basketball team took a double-digit lead on the road ended in a collapse.
The Wolverines (1-1 Big Ten, 9-3 overall) squandered a 20-point advantage last Monday at Ohio State — their most devastating loss of the young season.
It’s often challenging for freshmen athletes to adjust to the demands of college. It can be even more difficult when you are far from home.
But that hasn’t stopped forward Hailey Brown from excelling.
Monday afternoon, Patterson announced his intent to transfer to Michigan from Ole Miss, capping off a recruitment that only came to light recently.
Michigan experienced trouble in road games last season, but it’s a different team now, and the Wolverines have to prove once again that they can contend with good teams away from Crisler Center.
Outside of the coaching staff, it’s rare to see any Wolverine standing, clapping or doing anything else other than sitting when it comes to the bench itself.
All in all, Shea Patterson had himself a Saturday. Maybe he’ll have a few more of them here, too.
By the end of the day, Michigan recovered from a first-quarter deficit to notch a 54-41 victory over the Golden Flashes.