What to expect from Dug McDaniel moving forward & listener questions
Dylan and Eric discuss the impact of Jaelin Llewellyn's ACL injury, how much of Dug McDaniel's big performance in Minneapolis is repeatable, Michigan's inconsistent bench play and then answer listener questions.
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Michigan-Purdue preview and why the two-big lineup works
1:08:23Dylan and Eric discuss Michigan's matchup with Purdue including why Hunter Dickinson's jumper is so important and what the Wolverines might try to do to slow down Zach Edey. Then they dive into the Tarris Reed Jr. and Hunter Dickinson lineups and answer some mailbag questions.
Assessing Michigan's Big Ten start, recapping MSU
1:12:50Dylan and Eric discuss Michigan's wins over Maryland and Penn State, along with Sunday's loss to Michigan State. They try to dissect whether Michigan's statistical improvement defensively is real, what comes next for Jett Howard, and much more.
Michigan Basketball Season Preview
1:31:24The Pin Down is back for another season! The new year starts on Monday and this pod has everything you need to get ready for the 2022-23 season. Dylan and Eric dive into the Michigan roster position group by position group, focusing on guards, wings and bigs. Then they share some high-level thoughts on the offense and defense and how all of the pieces might come together for Michigan this year.
Sweet 16 Preview! How does Michigan match up with Villanova?
1:10:52Dylan and Eric break down Michigan's opening weekend wins over Colorado State and Tennessee before diving into the MIchigan-Villanova matchup on offense and defense to examine whether the No. 11 seeded Wolverines can pull off another upset.
The official Michigan-Colorado State preview pod
1:04:29Dylan and Eric discuss all facets of the Michigan-Colorado State matchup from personnel to offensive and defensive mismatches at both ends of the court. How will Michigan slow down David Roddy? Or will it not matter because of Michigan's size advantage on the other end of the court?
Is Michigan peaking at the right time?
1:10:12Dylan and Eric discuss Michigan's win over Ohio State and what it means for the postseason. They discuss what clicked for Michigan's ball screen game and DeVante' Jones, what to expect in a rematch against Indiana and what sort of matchups suit Michigan best in postseason play.