Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 4:58pm
Michigan defeated Minnesota 73-70 in overtime at the Crisler Center on Saturday,

Once again, the Wolverines pulled a rabbit out of their hat in a game they tried desperately to lose, topping Minnesota, 76-73, in a bewildering back and forth slugfest.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 6:46pm
Freshman wing Jordan Poole leaves the team with 0.58 points per minute.

Jordan Poole is comfortable in his role.

He calls himself — and insists others in the locker room also call him — “The Microwave.” As such, Poole serves as an offensive sparkplug off the bench. When the offense needs creativity, assertion or sure shooting, Poole can provide just that. It’s a role that suits his game as much as his gregarious personality.

“People go to me for the ‘hype guy,’ ” Poole said. “Me personally, I feel like if I hit one, I’m hot.”

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 10:08pm
Northwestern coach Chris Collins believes making the NCAA Tournament should be the expectation for his team.

The history of Northwestern basketball operates in two realms: Before the 2016-17 season and after.

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 9:46pm
Moritz Wagner cannot go up against Isaac Haas in a game against Purdue in Mackey Arena Thursday.

WEST LAFAYETTE  The pregame theatrics at Mackey Arena are quite a sight.

Blinking lights scatter the arena, the ritual chants splatter expletives at in-state rival Indiana. Students line the seats to the rafters, swaying back and forth in preparation. Right before the lineup announcements and tip-off — just seconds before the lights dim and the show begins — a video starts on the jumbotron. There’s one sentence before the crowd renders it nearly inaudible. 

“America, meet Purdue.”

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 7:31pm
Sophomore guard Zavier Simpson and the other Michigan guards will need to win their one-on-one matchups to beat Purdue.

The Daily reviewed the tape from the first game between Michigan and Purdue, noting three plays that defined the struggles — and arguably turned the tide — in the Wolverines' one-point loss.

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 1:53pm
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In what may kindly be deemed a defensive struggle — and not so kindly, a downright ugly game — the twenty-third ranked Wolverines improved to 17-5 overall and 6-3 in Big Ten play with a 62-47 win over Rutgers.

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 8:58pm
Shea Patterson likely won't find out if he's eligible for the 2018 season until late February at the earliest.

While Patterson is already the most highly-anticipated quarterback of the Jim Harbaugh era, his ability to play next season remains up in the air.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 6:58pm
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That’s Tim Miles: Brash, candid, unfazed. His personality attracts him to media and fans, even if it alone does little to help Nebraska win basketball games.

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 10:52pm
Junior forward Moritz Wagner scored 18 points to help Michigan beat Maryland on a quick turnaround.

Defiantly, the Wolverines proved once again their label of being "soft" couldn’t be further from the truth. Not this team; not this year.

Friday, January 12, 2018 - 10:35pm

Rivalry aside, the Michigan State game provides Michigan with another opportunity to garner a resume-boosting win.