NEW YORK CITY, NY. — The Michigan men’s basketball team’s locker room was rattling after it dismantled Nebraska, 77-58, to reach the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament. The Wolverines’ Jan. 18 defeat in Lincoln was an afterthought. A date with then-No. 2 Michigan State loomed.
NEW YORK CITY, NY. — Before the Michigan men’s basketball team tipped off its Big Ten Tournament game against Iowa, it donned white, long-sleeve warm-up shirts with a simple message emblazoned on the front: Do More. Say Less.
With animated leaders like junior forward Moritz Wagner carrying the team, that sentiment reins more as a suggestion than a matter of fact for the Wolverines. But quieter leaders like senior guard Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman swear by it.