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"I think it was a little harsh that we were punished for such a long period of time for what we did as kids."
Messages seeking comment were left for Webber and Bullock. Traylor died in 2011, when police in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where he was playing professionally, found him dead in his oceanfront apartment.
A decade ago, the NCAA barred the Wolverines from postseason play for one year, took scholarships away and put the school on probation for what the governing body said was "one of the most egregious violations of NCAA laws in the history of the organization."
"I didn’t do anything, so I don’t feel sorry for them," Webber once said.
Martin’s name surfaced after Taylor lost control of his car on Feb. 17, 1996. He was returning from a party in Detroit with four teammates who were entertaining Mateen Cleaves on his official recruiting visit. Cleaves later signed with Michigan State and led that team to the 2000 NCAA title.
The well-publicized crash led to the first of three investigations, the firing of coach Steve Fisher and a cloud that hovered over Michigan’s basketball program until recently, as Beilein turned the team around.
Jalen Rose, Jimmy King and Ray Jackson — three-fifths of the Fab Five — were honored by the school in a bittersweet ceremony Nov. 21, 2010, during halftime of a game at Crisler Arena.
Above their heads in the rafters, the 1992 and 1993 Final Four banners they helped the Wolverines earn were missing. The school took them down, rolled them up, wrapped them in plastic and tucked them behind a locked door on the bottom shelf of a narrow cage near other artifacts such as Civil War diaries.
Juwan Howard, who plays for the Miami Heat, joined Rose, King and Jackson last month in Atlanta to watch the Wolverines play Louisville in the NCAA final. Webber was there, too, in a suite.
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