John Beilein at Michigan

A Basketball Revival

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About the Book

When John Beilein arrived at University of Michigan in 2007, the once-proud men’s basketball program was adrift after failing to reach the NCAA Tournament for nine straight seasons. Over the next twelve years, he became the program’s all-time winningest coach, reached two national championship games, won four Big Ten championships and produced eight NBA first-round draft picks.
In an age of ethical lapses throughout college basketball, Beilein succeeded without a hint of impropriety. As much a teacher as a coach, he consistently identified undervalued recruits, taught them his innovative offensive system and carefully developed them into better players—an approach to the game that drove his unprecedented rise from high school junior varsity coach to head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. This book examines his tenure at Michigan in detail for the first time.

About the Author(s)

Tim Rooney is a graduate of the University of Michigan and a Major League Baseball Scout for the Toronto Blue Jays. He is an avid basketball enthusiast that plays and coaches regularly in his free time. He lives in Tega Cay, South Carolina.

Bibliographic Details

Tim Rooney
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages:
Bibliographic Info: ca. 25 photos, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2020
pISBN: 978-1-4766-7921-1
eISBN: 978-1-4766-3915-4
Imprint: McFarland