The No. 13 Michigan women’s basketball team’s game against Michigan State on Monday, Jan. 18 has been postponed due to COVID-19 issues within theSpartans’ program. The matchup would have marked the fifth consecutive game for the Wolverines without postponement, but instead, it marks the second straight postponement for Michigan State.
The junior wing has quickly become a leading scorer for the Michigan women’s basketball team, behind only junior forward Naz Hillmon. But above that she brings energy and poise to the floor. The Wolverine’s dependency on Brown, and her vitality to the team, was evident in their close win against Nebraska.
After three weeks of postponed games and limited practices due to COVID-19, the No. 16 Michigan women’s basketball team (6-0 overall, 1-0 Big Ten) didn’t miss a beat during a dominating win over Wisconsin (3-3, 0-3), 92-49.
Only eight players were eligible to play in Thursday’s game due to COVID-19 concerns, leaving the Wolverines without their usual depth off the bench.
The Michigan women’s basketball team has postponed its game against Illinois scheduled for Saturday. The matchup would have been the Wolverines’ first conference game this season. Michigan has already played five non-conference games without any concerns.
The Michigan women’s basketball team had a hole to fill.
In their second game of the season against Oakland, the Wolverines were missing fifth-year senior, and starter, Akeinreh Johnson. Johnson went down late in Wednesday’s game against Central Michigan with a leg injury and it’s unclear when she’ll return.