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Posted on Wed, Oct 19, 2011 : 10:57 a.m.

Love Michigan basketball? Want to tweet about it?

By Nick Baumgardner

Calling all Tweeps.

The Michigan men's basketball team is in search of a Twitter expert capable of becoming the "voice" of Michigan basketball.


Michigan is looking for a Twitter-savvy fan to take over its men's basketball account.

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Michigan is looking for an individual to run its official men's basketball Twitter account, @umichbball.

The chosen candidate will control all Twitter-related activity on the account during the upcoming 2011-12 season, and will be given access to practice and games at Crisler Arena.

This is not a paid position, and travel to road games, the Big Ten Tournament and the NCAA Tournament has yet to be determined. However, candidates must be available to Tweet during all games (home and away) this season.

To apply, visit

Entries will be accepted through Friday, Oct. 28.

Nick Baumgardner covers Michigan basketball for He can be reached at 734-623-2514, by email at and followed on Twitter @nickbaumgardner.