Timing of Michigan basketball coaching search not ideal for AD Warde Manuel
Freep.com - Tue 14 May 15:57 GMT

The timing of Michigan basketball's coaching search is not ideal for athletic director Warde Manuel.

Timing of Michigan basketball coaching search not ideal for AD Warde Manuel

  CLOSE Travel through time through the John Beilein era for Michigan basketball.

  The Wolverines must replace John Beilein, the winningest coach in program history, after he became the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

  U-M athletics director Warde Manuel speaks during the International Champions Cup press conference at U-M's Junge Family Champions Center in Ann Arbor, Wednesday, April 18, 2018.

  (Photo: Junfu Han, Detroit Free Press) It isn't impossible to make a hire that turns out well despite the coaching carousel at a full stop — Ohio State fired Thad Matta on June 5, 2017, before hiring Chris Holtmann away from Butler four days later.

  CLOSE Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel 'surprised' by John Beilein's departure to Cleveland Cavaliers, May 13, 2019.