With a first-class backcourt returning and two of the nation’s most heralded recruits up front, the Michigan Wolverines have good reason to be excited for 2012-13. Even with all the talent in his lineup, though, coach John Beilein also has plenty to be concerned about before the season gets underway.
One major question facing Beilein is the ability of his squad to maintain last year’s strong defensive performance. Several key members of the 2011-12 supporting cast are gone, putting extra pressure on Jordan Morgan and Tim Hardaway Jr. to get the job done on the defensive end.
Read on for more on the rebuilt defense and six more key areas of uncertainty for next season’s Wolverines.