In Michigan’s final non-conference game, Irvin’s practice seemed to pay off and he seemed to forget his troubles.
Derrick Walton Jr. finished the game with a triple-double, scoring 10 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds.
Despite injuries and rotation changes that included redshirt sophomore guard Duncan Robinson replacing sophomore Aubrey Dawkins in the starting lineup, the Wolverines exceeded expectations against Delaware State on Saturday.
PARADISE ISLAND, The Bahamas — Texas men’s basketball coach Shaka Smart and three assistants sat courtside for Michigan’s day-two matchup against Charlotte on Thursday night.
The Musketeers grabbed 18 offensive rebounds over the course of the game, scoring 16 second-chance points off of them.
Robinson and Walton combined for 43 points, with 33 of those coming off of 3-pointers.
The weary Wolverines won’t be getting much time for rest and recovery this week.
Four years ago, John Beilein took a chance on Spike Albrecht. It worked out well for both.
This team has no shortage of depth.