Men's Basketball

Sophmore forward Moritz Wagner and redshirt forward DJ Wilson both elevated their NBA Draft stock in the NCAA Tournament.

The process Wilson and Wagner will be going through the next couple months is just as new to Beilein as it is to his two players.

Michigan coach Beilein will face a busy offseason after DJ Wilson and Moritz Wagner entered their names for consideration in the NBA Draft.

The Daily breaks down all of Michigan’s roster movement so far this offseason and potential moves the Wolverines have been linked to so far.

Sophomore forward Moritz Wagner and redshirt sophomore forward DJ Wilson announced Monday that they will be entering their names in the NBA Draft without hiring an agent.

A year ago, DJ Wilson and Moritz Wagner were just a couple of bench players on a Michigan team that barely squeezed into the NCAA Tournament field of 68, barely known to anyone paying little attention to the Wolverines. 

Senior guard Derrick Walton Jr. was selected to compete in the 3-point contest set to take place Thursday in Phoenix

The field for the 29th State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships was announced Tuesday afternoon, and Michigan’s senior point guard found his name among the eight-player group that will be competing in the event’s 3-point contest.

Michigan coach John Beilein has always preached the fundamentals to his players, and that's never going to change.

Michigan basketball coach John Beilein teaches his players to catch the ball on two feet, and he has always seemed to know it was going to pay off in the end.

Senior guard Derrick Walton Jr. and the Wolverines showcased that they had the potential for their NCAA Tournament run throughout the season.

But even during those low points, all the evidence was there of Michigan’s capability to go on the run that it went on. The Wolverines just happened to put it all together in March.

The Michigan men’s basketball team’s magical postseason run came to an end Thursday night against Oregon.

Thursday night, the magic came to an end. So too did Michigan’s season.

Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman attempts to catch the rebound against Oregon on Thursday night.

As the Wolverines and the Ducks exchanged the lead five times in the final five minutes, all it could take for either team to emerge with the win was one of something.

Derrick Walton Jr. takes a final shot against Oregon on Thursday.

When Derrick Walton Jr. pulled up from beyond the arc with a chance to send Michigan to the Elite Eight, Andrew Dakich thought: “Money.”

Derrick Walton Jr. looks for an open teammate in the Sprint Center. Michigan falls to Oregon 69-to-68 on Thursday night.

With nine seconds left in the game and the Michigan men’s basketball team down by one, Derrick Walton Jr. received the inbounds pass looking for a shot that would lead the Wolverines to the Elite Eight.

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