He adds that Beilein did not receive an offer from the Pistons, who are still looking at former Raptors coach Dwane Casey and current Spurs assistant Ime Udoka.
Casey met with Detroit owner Tom Gores on Tuesday, his second interview with the team, sources said.
Beilein coached MI to the national title game this past season, and he emerged on NBA radars because of his ability to develop players.
Beilein had no National Basketball Association coaching experience, but he's done a tremendous job since taking over the Michigan Wolverines in 2007.
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John Beilein is returning to the University of MI.
MI won a team-record 33 games in 2017-18 and reached the national championship game before falling to Villanova.
The Michigan Man was named as CBSSports.com's Coach of the Year after a tremendous 33-8 campaign, including a Big Ten Conference Tournament win.
"I have changed like the wind", Beilein said before this year's NCAA Tournament.