For the Wolverines to flip the script, they must take a note from the Buckeyes and stay poised down the stretch.
Eventually, for the Wolverines to get to where they want to be, they’re going to have to beat Ohio State, Michigan State and other top tier teams.
No. 22 Michigan should feel confident that they can put coach Kim Barnes Arico atop the all-time Wolverine wins list against a meager Wisconsin squad.
Since allowing a season-high 76 points to Marquette about two weeks ago, the Wolverines’ defense has been overpowering.
In the young season, the freshman standout has already made an impact as the first player off the bench. Her high level of play was on display in the 24th-ranked Wolverines’ 82-76 win over Marquette on Thursday night.
The 24th-ranked Wolverines will have their hands full with the potent Marquette attack, something coach Kim Barnes Arico is fully aware of.
Following Wednesday’s blowout loss to No. 3 Notre Dame, the Michigan women’s basketball team (5-2 overall) came out blazing in its 86-49 victory over the Blackbirds (3-4).
The game belonged to junior center Hallie Thome, who finished with 29 points and 10 rebounds in the 25th-ranked Wolverines’ 78-69 victory over Oakland (2-3).
Following a blowout loss to No. 5 Louisville last week, the Wolverines will look to get back in the win column against in-state foe Oakland on Wednesday night.
In the No. 24 Michigan women’s basketball team’s 74-50 blowout against Liberty, the Wolverines relied on a strong performance from the free throw line – a major differentiator in the game.