Michigan’s Juwan Howard Contrite About Swipe At Wisconsin
Mar 9, 2022, 3:07 PM
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan coach Juwan Howard apologized again and says he takes full ownership for striking another coach last month.
Howard is back with the Wolverines after serving a five-game suspension for hitting a Wisconsin assistant in the head during a handshake line.
Juwan Howard held his first press conference in more than two weeks this afternoon. He was reflective, transparent and sincere in his opening remarks. Full opening statement: pic.twitter.com/LPlZjbgxND
— Zach Shaw (@_ZachShaw) March 9, 2022
His actions triggered players throwing punches, leading to Michigan’s Moussa Diabate and Terrance Williams II being suspended for a game.
Howard said he is seeking therapy, a move agreed upon with the school. The Wolverines will play Indiana in the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday.