Rochester, MI - The men's basketball team dropped its season opener 56-34 to the Rochester College Warriors on Tuesday night. Shooting was the Wolverines downfall as the team shot 24% from the field for the game. The Michigan-Dearborn defense held Rochester to 41% from the field and caused 14 turnovers, but the Wolverines could not find enough ways to score in the season opener.
The University of Michigan-Dearborn has announced Taylor Langley as the new head coach of the men's basketball team. Langley served as assistant coach at Davenport University for the past four seasons. During that time, Davenport was ranked in the top 25 each season and also qualified for the NAIA National Tournament for four consecutive seasons. Taylor helped the men's basketball program become one of the elite programs in NAIA basketball with a combined record of 117-25 including two conference championships, three Elite 8 appearances, and an NAIA Fab Four appearance in 2011-12.
The NAIA has released the 2013-14 Daktronics-NAIA Division II Men's Basketball Scholar-Athletes. Three Wolverines are among the 134 total student-athletes honored. Seniors Balazs Juhasz and Dustin Sielski are joined by junior Brandon Kennedy. In order to named a scholar-athlete a student-athlete must be a junior or higher in academic standing and have a minumum cumulative grade point average of 3.5.
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