Re-seeding the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament: Where does Michigan fall?

“DOWN GOES DUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUKE!” *vivacious cheering* “WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!” *sudden realization that your bracket is now more useful for kindling* Well, that was fun. The worst seeded March Madness tournament in memory was sure to deliver some crazy results even if we had to wait till the second round for them. Now that we’ve reached the Sweet 16, … Read more

Miles Bridges, Derrick Walton Jr. named second team All-Big Ten; Bridges also Freshman of the Year

We’ve finally reached the postseason of college basketball. The regular season across Division I hoops wrapped up on Sunday, which meant awards and honors were handed out across the leagues on Monday. In the Big Ten, four Michigan-based players — three Wolverines and two Spartans — found themselves on the board for 2016/17 honors. Among … Read more

Season Preview: Michigan Wolverines Men’s Basketball

College basketball is just around the corner and one of the most intriguing teams in the country is the Michigan Wolverines. After being riddled with injury’s last year, the Wolverines turned a better-than-expected performance in the Big Ten Tournament into a NCAA Tournament bid. This year, the Wolverines return a solid backcourt and have the looks … Read more

Michigan’s Derrick Walton Jr. snags Preseason All-Big Ten honors

Derrick Walton has had a solid career for the Michigan Wolverines. Walton had the unenviable task of taking over point guard duties for former Michigan great and NBA top-10 pick Trey Burke. Even in the shadow of such lofty expectations, Walton has been a key component for the Wolverines over the years. In 2016 as a junior, Walton averaged 11.6 points … Read more

2016-17 Big Ten Basketball Slate: Michigan Wolverines

The conference schedule for each Big Ten team was revealed on Monday. The Michigan Wolverines and head coach John Beilein finished 8th in the league with a 10-8 record, but struggled mightily against the top-6 (IU, MSU, PUR, MD, IOWA, WISC), going 3-8 in those games. Lot of changes made to the Wolverines on the court. The … Read more

Michigan crumbles in second half, falls to Notre Dame 70-63

On a day where upsets ran wild across the NCAA National Championship Tournament, the Michigan Wolverines failed to complete their bid for an upset over the six-seed Notre Dame Fighting Irish, as the Irish stormed back for a 70-63 victory at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. After building a 41-29 lead at the half, the Wolverines were unable to … Read more

NCAA Tournament Preview: First Round – Michigan vs Notre Dame

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Michigan Wolverines Where: Barclays Center – Brooklyn, NY Tip Off: Approx. 9:40 p.m. ET on CBS (following conclusion of (3)WVU/(14)SFA at 7:10 p.m. ET) When: Friday, March 18th, 2016 Line: ND -3 After barely squeaking into the NCAA Tournament, Michigan (23-12) took care of business in its “First Four” matchup … Read more

NCAA Tournament Preview – East Region

[tps_header]The East Region is arguably the toughest region in the entire tournament. With North Carolina Tar Heels, Xavier Musketeers, West Virginia Mountaineers and Kentucky Wildcats sitting as the top four seeds in the region, the East has four legitimate title contenders at the very least. If you want to go out on a limb, the Indiana … Read more

Purdue pulls away late from Michigan in Big Ten semifinals

After shocking Indiana in a virtual road game at the buzzer on Friday, the Michigan Wolverines advanced to the semifinals on to face another Indiana-based power in the Purdue Boilermakers. Some felt Michigan was already in the tournament after the huge win on Friday, but others still felt they needed one more quality win. Michigan made it … Read more

Michigan defeats Indiana 72-69 on Chatman’s three with 0.2 seconds left

In the first game of the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Championship tournament, the Michigan Wolverines squared off with the Indiana Hoosiers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Needing to win to impress the selection committee, Michigan played like a team who wants to be on the big stage in March. Kameron Chatman‘s three-pointer with 0.2 seconds … Read more

Wolverines survive in OT with a 72-70 win over Northwestern

With two straight losses to close out the regular season, the Wolverines were looking for a win or two in Indianapolis to help strengthen their case for an at-large bid in the NCAA Tournament. Meanwhile Northwestern, in the midst of a three-game winning streak, was playing the part of spoiler as they aimed to pull … Read more