Men's Basketball

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.

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.”

Michigan men's basketball coach Juwan Howard lacks head-coaching experience but has the trust of athletic director Warde Manuel.

What is Juwan Howard’s head coaching philosophy?

Assistant coach Luke Yaklich will accept a job at Texas.

Shortly after coach John Beilein left Michigan to become the coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Yaklich, too, is gone after accepting a position as an assistant coach of the Longhorns, per a report from CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein. Yaklich was first rumored to be interviewing for the job on May 16.

Michigan coach Juwan Howard worked to secure Cole Bajema's commitment after John Beilein left the program.

“The key factor in Cole coming to the University of Michigan was really a coaching compatibility decision at a great university,” Shane told The Daily. “Then, when that transition goes off and you wonder what’s gonna be next, it’s all about relationships and trust and continuity with the next coach. … But I think they made a great decision in choosing another person to carry out the legacy, of what is more than just Beilein’s legacy, but the Michigan legacy.”

Juwan Howard's first move as head coach was retaining strength and conditioning coach Jon Sanderson

Some of the biggest questions surrounding Juwan Howard’s hire have concerned his coaching staff.

As of Friday, at least one part of that puzzle is complete.

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Michigan found its man in Juwan Howard. We react to the hire and discuss the challenges in front of Howard.