Juwan Howard is faced with the task of replacing John Beilein.

Juwan Howard’s message at Big Ten media day was clear: Beilein was great. But he’s going to be his own man. That’s how he’s bringing Michigan into the Howard era.

New Michigan coach Juwan Howard wants to be himself rather than trying to replace John Beilein.

It may seem strange to consider a seasoned, 19-year NBA veteran with five years of coaching experience as an assistant for the Miami Heat a “rookie” in anything basketball related and yet, at his first Big Ten Media Day as Michigan’s head basketball coach, Howard was in fact the lone newcomer amongst the league’s 14 head coaches.

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.


Michigan men’s basketball coach Juwan Howard announced new staff hires Monday. Most notable among the additions is the return of Jay Smith to Ann Arbor. Smith will serve as the director of player personnel and development.

Forward Franz Wagner announced that he will be joining the Wolverines this upcoming fall. It is Michigan coach Juwan Howard's second commitment during his tenure.

Guard Franz Wagner will be joining the University of Michigan starting this upcoming year. The 17-year-old was on a dual-contract with Alba Berlin and SSV lok Bernau Alba this past year, deciding between staying overseas and coming to play in the NCAA.

Michigan coach Juwan Howard had his introductory press conference on Thursday at the Crisler Center.

When Jimmy King came home from high school practice as a highly-touted recruit, he wasn’t just greeted by his mother but often another call from Juwan Howard.


As Juwan Howard approached the podium for his introductory press conference at the Crisler Center, he looked around the arena and into the rafters, trying to gather himself.

Juwan Howard will be the 17th coach in Michigan men's basketball history

The Michigan basketball program is entering a new era by harkening back to an old one.

Former Michigan coach John Beilein had his introductory press conference with the Cavaliers Tuesday.

Though his new role as head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers may garner him an “Ohio man” by some, Beilein spoke candidly about his 12 years in Ann Arbor and the impact the support of the students had on his time with the program. For Beilein, the admiration between himself and the students was mutual.

With John Beilein gone, former 2019 Michigan signee Jalen Wilson has decided to reconsider his options for the future.

Just three days after John Beilein accepted the Cleveland Cavaliers’ head coaching post, Michigan’s top-ranked signee has re-opened his recruitment.