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'Good move': John Beilein will be a success in the NBA, analysts say

The news struck quickly Monday morning that John Beilein was leaving Michigan to become the new head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. For many, it was a shock, given Beilein’s success in his 12 seasons in Ann Arbor, including two regular-season Big Ten titles and two championships in the conference tournament.

After Beilein, 66, entertained the idea of taking the Detroit Pistons head coaching job last summer, the door again was open for a move to the NBA, and this time he made the jump.