Howard pegs Martelli, Eisley final two assistants on Michigan staff

Posted: 6:07 PM, Jun 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-03 18:07:56-04

WXYZ — Michigan basketball coach Juwan Howard talked in his introductory press conference that he would quickly need to get up to speed on how the college basketball game is played.

Not on the court, particularly, but off of it, in recruiting and the rule book.

Reports have surfaced that a deal is done with former St. Joe's head coach Phil Martelli has taken a job on Howard's staff as an assistant.

Martelli was with St. Joe's since the 1995 season, so he brings plenty of experience in the area's of weakness for Howard as he assimilates into the college game.

Other reports are out that he has made the final hire for his staff with former Knicks assistant Howard Eisley.