John Beilein hitting Twitter for Monday night's re-air of Michigan's 2013 Final Four game vs. Syracuse
Seven years ago, John Beilein stood on the sidelines in Atlanta as Michigan played on college basketball’s biggest stage. On Monday night, the former Wolverines head coach will be re-living that moment with fans.
Beilein will hit Twitter on Monday night, as Big Ten Network re-airs Michigan’s 2013 Final Four victory over Syracuse. The game will air at 8 p.m. ET, with Beilein live-tweeting about the game from his personal account.
Michigan defeated Syracuse 61-56 to advance to the national championship game that year, falling one win shy of claiming the title. The Wolverines fell to Louisville in the championship contest.
— Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) March 29, 2020
It was the first of Michigan’s two trips to the national title game under Beilein. The second came in 2018.
Following the 2018-19 season, Beilein stepped away from Michigan to take a job as the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA. It was a shocking move at the time, but it gave the longtime college legend a chance to see what the NBA game was like,
Midway through the season, Beilein stepped down as the head coach.
Beilein was the head coach at Michigan for 12 seasons, compiling a 278-150 record. He also led the Wolverines to nine NCAA Tournament appearances, two B1G regular season titles and two B1G Tournament championships.