Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 12:39pm
Michigan plays in a game against Wisconsin at the Kohl Center Sunday. Michigan won 83-72.

MADISON — On Sunday afternoon, Kohl Center had all the makings of a big matchup: a raucous crowd, highlight reels on the jumbotron and the suspense of an intense rivalry.

And then the game began.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 10:10pm
Michigan lost 61-52 to Northwestern on Tuesday night.

When the Wolverines falter, they don’t do it with turnovers or obvious sloppiness. It’s a sweeping malaise that permeates every other facet of their game.

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 8:22pm
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When his team isn’t hitting free throws, John Beilein has simple advice: picture your loved ones.

“I usually tell them to think about their mother … relax them a bit.”

Beilein admitted he didn’t relay the message to his team on Saturday against Minnesota, only one miscue of many that contributed to the Michigan men’s basketball teams foul shooting woes. Despite a 76-73 overtime victory over the Golden Gophers, the stench of a 12-for-28 performance from the charity stripe reeked and lingered.

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 3:50pm
Senior guard Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman believes rebounding was a key part to Michigan's victory over Northwestern.

Amid injury and controversy in a disappointing year, the Golden Gophers enter Crisler Center on Saturday on a four-game losing streak and with little to play for except pride.

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 3:47pm
Junior forward Jordan Murphy believed his team could win the Big Ten title before the season, but injuries have plagued Minnesota.

The Daily sat down with Jordan Murphy and Nate Mason at Big Ten Media Day in October to talk about battling depth issues, their lack of roster turnover and what their expectations for the season were.

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 8:57pm
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If you spill a drink at a party, it’s a party foul.

If the party’s theme was “spill your drink,” then, well, you did what you had to do and nothing more.

For the beginning of Monday night’s contest against Northwestern, the Michigan men’s basketball team was exactly in this position. Facing the Wildcats’ zone defense, the Wolverines started 1-for-12 from three and coughed up the ball four times in the first 15 minutes, while also missing a number of defensive assignments.

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 8:34pm
Jim Harbaugh has certainly dealt with his share of staff changes this offseason.

Dan Enos is on his way out. Ed Warinner is on his way in.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 3:09pm
Fifth-year senior point guard Jaaron Simmons has struggled since his transfer to Michigan.

Coming into the year, the departure of Derrick Walton Jr. was perhaps the most painful roster hit for the Wolverines. Jaaron Simmons was supposed to make it hurt a little bit less.

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 5:19pm
Redshirt sophomore Charles Matthews was a part of a stagnant Michigan offense that scored just 27 points in the first half.

The platitudes and jests don’t do justice to how No. 23 Michigan has performed recently — its offense is non-existent, especially in the first half.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 12:49pm
Senior guard Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman scored his 1,000th point with a game-winning free throw against Maryland.

Senior guard Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman and senior guard Katelynn Flaherty each reached respective milestones over the weekend.