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Daily Brews: Michigan players react to abrupt cancelations, potential ends of college careers

Lots of Wolverines chimed in to the devastating news of the NCAA canceling winter and spring sports.

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This has been a very tough week for sports fans and for the people of our country and the world. But pause and take a second to realize that as much as it hurts the huge Michigan Wolverines fans like you and I to see the cancellation of the NCAA Tournament and all of the other winter and spring athletic activities, the athletes who work their tail off for nearly nothing in return are crushed even further.

The last time that some of these student-athletes will ever don the maize and blue is behind them, and all of their careers were cut too short. Locker rooms full of family and friendship will legitimately never be the same. This isn’t a professional sports league where a majority of the people on the team will be together again, playing on the court or field together.

Here are some of the reactions of your Michigan Wolverines players and coaches as their seasons and for some careers in Ann Arbor have come to an end:

Michigan point guard Zavier Simpson reminiscing on the times past:

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Juwan Howard posted this on Instagram:

Brandon Johns. Jr spoke to the family that was the 2019-20 Michigan Wolverines basketball team:

Jordan Nwogu, Outfielder for the Michigan baseball team didn’t tweet anything himself, but did retweet another ball player from Tennessee who said:

Here is the touching response from the whole Michigan Baseball team:

Polina Shchennikova of the Women’s Gymnastics team:

A comment from the Men’s team:

Sophomore Goalie Strauss Mann on the abrupt ending of his sophomore season:

Those who stay will be champions:

Michigan Men’s Tennis had a simple but strong statement:

The Women’s Tennis team shared a heartbreaking message:

Here is the response from the Women’s Water Polo team:

Thank you to all the seniors on the every team whose seasons were cut short due to this tragedy.

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