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Social media erupts at John Beilein leaving Michigan

Beilein agreed to a five-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers

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Shocking news is coming out of Ann Arbor this morning as Michigan basketball Head Coach John Beilein has signed a five-year contract to become the Cleveland Cavalier’s new head coach according to Adrian Wojnarowski.

As with any Woj bomb (this being a Woj nuke with how out of the blue it was), Twitter erupted into a frenzy after this story broke.

Michigan Basketball’s Twitter page gets the ball rolling with the recap of Beilein’s incredible run:

BTN’s Michigan page also expressed their thanks to the coach who resurrected this program:

Potentially the best player from Beilein’s career, Trey Burke, congratulated Beilein on the big hire:

Another former player, Stu Douglass, a member of John Beilein’s team from 2008-2012, was as stunned as anyone:

One of the best follows on Michigan Twitter, Scott Bell calls for Michigan to retire... something in his honor:

Live TV could never show a moment of shock any clearer. Here was Bruce Bowen on The Jump on ESPN this morning as the news broke:

The news was transcendent across the four letter network as Michigan grad Adam Schefter was left as speechless as anyone:

Andy Katz, a Big Ten and college basketball analyst, praised Beilein and recapped his Michigan career in his post:

Another College Basketball Insider, Jon Rothenstein added this interesting tidbit as to how the conversation could have started in Cleveland’s front office:

Bomani Jones tried to justify John Beilein’s decision and added a bit of hesitation to what he had done:

Sports researcher Paul Hembekides dropped some knowledge about just how good Beilein was at Michigan:

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