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Back at Michigan, Howard begins a new challenge

Nov. 6, 2019 2:37 AM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Juwan Howard was musing recently about the state of college basketball when the new Michigan coach interrupted himself. "Guys are jumping out of the gym. I think they're more athletic — no, no, let me hold on," Howard said. "If I say they're more athletic than how it was when...

Michigan wins Howard's debut, 79-71 over Appalachian State

Nov. 5, 2019 10:54 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Juwan Howard felt plenty of support at his first game as Michigan's coach. Jalen Rose was at Crisler Center and received a nice ovation when he was introduced on the video board. In fact, the whole Fab Five is taking an interest in Howard's success. "Jimmy King was here tonight...

Howard's first Michigan team has to replace lots of scoring

Oct. 23, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Juwan Howard will have an immediate chance to put his stamp on the Michigan program. This is no rebuilding project — not with the Wolverines coming off their third straight Sweet 16 appearance — but there has been enough turnover in Ann Arbor that it is hard to know...

New coach Juwan Howard talks up Michigan at media day

Oct. 17, 2019 8:20 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — When asked if anything about his new job has surprised him, Michigan coach Juwan Howard mentioned recruiting. "I knew you have to recruit, but all the work that comes behind the recruiting. Like I haven't talked on the phone in years. What we all do now is just text, right? Or...