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Michigan Men's Basketball

Joe Stapleton: Wolverines don't quit

BY JOE STAPLETON

COLUMBUS — Say what you will about the 2009-10 Wolverines, but don't say that they quit. They haven’t quit on this season, and they certainly don’t quit any games.

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Michigan drops third straight game, falls 66-55 at No. 9 Ohio State

Terry Gilliam/AP

BY GJON JUNCAJ

COLUMBUS — With coach John Beilein's stars struggling to find a rhythm, the Wolverines’ role players were finally providing a lift. But Saturday’s second half saw a more familiar role reversal, as cold shooting and poor defense buried Michigan once again as the team fell 66-55 to the Buckeyes.

COLUMN: Joe Stapleton: Wolverines don't quit
ANALYSIS: Harris struggles against tough Buckeye defense

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For Michigan men's basketball, a trio of tough matchups over spring break

Torehan Sharman/Daily

BY GJON JUNCAJ

The Michigan men’s basketball team (6-9 Big Ten, 13-14 overall) enters its final three games of the 2009-10 campaign resigned to the role of playing spoiler.

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Notebook: Novak finds touch for Wolverines

Ariel Bond/Daily

BY JOE STAPLETON

Against Illinois on Tuesday, five Wolverines put up 0-fers from beyond the 3-point line, including shooters Michigan normally relies on, like sophomore Stu Douglass and redshirt sophomore Laval Lucas-Perry.
But piercing through the dark clouds surrounding the Michigan men's basketball team's awful 3-point shooting was a beam of light — from sophomore guard Zack Novak.

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Sims invisible in Wolverines' loss

BY NICOLE AUERBACH

Everywhere you looked, there was a problem. Everywhere you looked, there was a culprit, someone or something to blame for Michigan’s latest loss. But then, seemingly in the middle of it all, there was someone missing — the invisible DeShawn Sims.

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Michigan's comeback falls short in 51-44 loss to Illini at home

Ariel Bond/Daily

BY CHRIS MESZAROS

For the Michigan men's basketball team, when Manny Harris misses four layups — some of them on fast breaks — it's not a good sign. In yesterday’s 51-44 loss to Illinois, it simply epitomized the Wolverines’ problems.

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Illinois guard McCamey provides a big challenge for Michigan

Torehan Sharman/Daily

BY CHRIS MESZAROS

Coming off a particularly disheartening contest against Penn State on Saturday, dropping their record to 13-13 overall, the Wolverines enter a tough final four games, starting tonight with a contest against a surging Illinois team that is looking to secure an at-large bid in the NCAA Tournament.

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Joe Stapleton: Have the Wolverines hit rock bottom?

Ariel Bond/Daily

BY JOE STAPLETON

Like most of the season, the fans who got their hopes up about this Michigan basketball team saw them dashed pretty quickly. Against Penn State at home on Saturday, the Wolverines regressed in almost every facet of the game.

• GAME COVER: Wolverines suffer yet another crushing loss, this time to Big Ten bottom-dweller Penn State

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Wolverines suffer yet another crushing loss, this time to Big Ten bottom-dweller Penn State

BY NICOLE AUERBACH

These days, it’s almost not worth asking Michigan coach John Beilein if his team's most recent loss is frustrating. For that matter, it’s not worth asking any of his players the question, either.
The answer is always, “Yes,” followed often by silence and a gloomy look, more dispirited than angry.

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Penn State picks up its second Big Ten win with 55-51 victory over Michigan

Ariel Bond/Daily

BY NICOLE AUERBACH

With 15 seconds left in the game, after a Manny Harris 7-0 run that pulled Michigan within two points, Nittany Lions junior forward Jeff Brooks nailed a mid-range jumper to put Penn State up four, and essentially seal the game. The Nittany Lions beat the Wolverines 55-51.

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