Michigan Coach John Beilein admitted that the Wolverines were dallying late in the game because he made a simple mistake.
After Michigan’s turnover with 52 seconds left, 15 seconds ticked off the game clock before the Wolverines fouled. And when they did foul, they weren’t in the bonus and needed to foul again. When Louisville was done taking its free throws, there were only 29 seconds left.
How could this happen in such a huge moment? The answer is simple — and painful.
Beilein on why they waited to foul: “I thought we were in the one-on-one. It was a coaching error on my part.” Wow.
— Pete Thamel(@SIPeteThamel) April 9, 2013