Burt native and University of Michigan head coach John Beilein recovering from heart surgery
Posted: 7:16 AM, Aug 08, 2018
Copyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
<p>SAN ANTONIO, TX - MARCH 31: Head coach John Beilein and Charles Matthews #1 of the Michigan Wolverines react in the first half against the Loyola Ramblers during the 2018 NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at the Alamodome on March 31, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)</p>
University of Michigan men's basketball coach and Niagara County native John Beilein is recovering from double bypass surgery.
In a statement, Beilein says he's working hard to be "stronger than ever" by the time practice starts. The university says Beilein is expected to make a full recovery from heart surgery.
He took his team to the final game of the NCAA tournament last season. Michigan lost to Villanova. Beilein got his start coaching Newfane High School basketball.
Have a news tip, question or comment?
Take WKBW Everywhere, on all your devices. Download below!