BallinMichigan College Power Rankings, Week 2

November 28, 2012 in Division I, Division II, Division III, JUCO, NAIA, Power Rankings

Our weekly Division I, II, III, NAIA and JUCO power rankings, which run every Wednesday. By Patrick Hayes It’s still a little bit early for any team to be running away [...]

The Links: Jason Richardson still has hops and John Beilein knows the value of the alley-oop

November 18, 2012 in Roundup

Our Sunday roundup of news from around the state. John Beilein‘s new love affair with the alley-opp. (Michigan Daily) Jordan Crawford is so hungry to score, he’ll steal your free [...]

1980s Michigan team, Syracuse team featuring Detroit’s Derrick Coleman looked back on by ESPN

November 7, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes Jason King of ESPN has a cool feature looking at some current NCAA teams and how they compare to their strong 1980s counterparts. Here’s King’s take on Michigan: [...]

The Links: Chris Douglas-Roberts talks tattoos and Michigan natives Jordan Crawford and JaVale McGee are among the NBA’s most lovable goofballs

October 28, 2012 in Roundup

Our Sunday roundup of news from around the state. Detroit native Chris Douglas-Roberts shows off his tattoos. (Lakers.com) Former Detroit Country Day standout Shane Battier is learning how to be [...]

2012-13 Division I College Basketball Preview: Michigan enters the season with huge national expectations

October 24, 2012 in Division I

It’s hard to believe, but college basketball season is almost here. This week, we’ll preview Michigan’s seven Division I schools. By Pardeep Toor At a glance Coach: John Beilein, 7th [...]

The freshmen steal the show at Michigan Media Day

October 11, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes Colleges all over the state have been holding their media days this week and, not surprisingly, Michigan’s involved heavy intrigue related tot he incoming freshmen. From Neal [...]

Returning Division I guards having impressive summers

June 27, 2012 in Cover Story, Division I

By Patrick Hayes In the spring, I wrote about how excited I was about the potential of this state’s returning Division I guards, Michigan‘s Trey Burke, Michigan State‘s Keith Appling and University of [...]

The Links: Former in-state stars in broadcasting, a title for a Fab Fiver and some news on college camps

June 25, 2012 in Roundup

Our weekly roundup of news worth mentioning from around the state. Fantastic read on former Michigan/Fab Five standout Juwan Howard winning his first NBA title. (Deadspin) Former Eastern Michigan star [...]

2007 Michigan Mr. Basketball Remix

June 19, 2012 in Cover Story, High School, Mr. Basketball Remix

Regularly, BallinMichigan.com will look back at the yearly Mr. Basketball award with the benefit of hindsight. These posts will look back at the top five finishers at the time, provide [...]

Derrick Walton, Monte Morris impressive at Las Vegas showcase

April 23, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes Dave Telep of ESPN.com attended the ADIDAS VIP Exclusive Run and Pangos Spring Spectacular in Las Vegas last weekend and his report included some thoughts on strong [...]