Despite finishing third in the Big Ten, on Monday night, the Michigan women's basketball team was left in an all-too-familiar position — with a Women’s National Invitation Tournament matchup with Kent State scheduled for Thursday.
Once projected as high as a No. 6 seed in the NCAA Tournament, a solid end to the regular season could have given Michigan a top-16 seed nationally, and with it, a chance for home games come tournament time. But it couldn’t hold on, and are now focused on resiliency rather than riding momentum.
The Michigan women's basketball team realizes that the physical and mental hardships of playing competitive basketball pale in comparison to the challenges that were shared with them this weekend during their annual Pink Game.