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Friday, March 4, 2016 - 6:54pm
Caris LeVert and fellow senior guard Spike Albrecht will watch from the bench as Michigan faces Iowa.

The Hawkeyes have dropped four straight games and five of their last six, and they seem like a shell of the team that jumped out to a 7-0 start in Big Ten play.

Monday, February 29, 2016 - 1:02pm
John Beilein will spend the week preparing his team for Saturday's regular-season finale as if it were an NCAA Tournament game.

Michigan is in the Big Dance with a win, while a loss would likely put the Wolverines on the outside looking in.

Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 9:19pm

The Wolverines missed a dunk and two run-of-the-mill layup opportunities in the second half of their 68-57 loss at Wisconsin.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 9:08pm
Sophomore guard Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman pushes up the court in the second half of Michigan's 72-63 victory over Northwestern on February 24 at Crisler Center.

Abdur-Rahkman finished with 19 points, three rebounds and a pair of assists, leading Michigan from behind twice in a key win.

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 7:13pm
Caris LeVert and Spike Albrecht did not envision spending the bulk of their senior years on the bench.

Having lost three players to the NBA, Beilein and Michigan’s fan base recalibrated their vision for the future to center instead on LeVert and Albrecht. Once again, those expectations were shattered.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 6:50pm
Junior forward Mark Donnal, who lost the starting job at the ‘5’ position in each of the past two years, is now back in the lineup and averaging 10.3 points per game in Big Ten play.

Donnal is averaging 10.2 points per game in Big Ten play this season and has embraced his role as a big man who can rebound, take charges and play defense, even against players who dwarf him in the low post.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 8:32pm
Junior guard Derrick Walton Jr. gets blocked during Michigan's 76-66 loss to Ohio State University in Columbus on February 16.

Ohio State jumped out to an eight-point lead at halftime and never relinquished that advantage in a 76-66 win against Michigan.

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 12:40am
Junior guard Derrick Walton Jr. scored a career-high 26 points in the Wolverines' 82-74 win over Minnesota on Wednesday.

Walton was told in explicit terms what he needed to do to help the Wolverines over the hump, and he went above and beyond.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 10:03pm
John Beilein gave his team confidence late in the Wolverines' 82-74 win over Minnesota on Wednesday night.

Minnesota made it close in a 82-74 Michigan win on Wednesday night.

Friday, February 5, 2016 - 3:19pm

The Spartans represent one of the Wolverines' toughest challenges to date.