Where will the bench scoring come from? The Michigan coaching staff believes Brooks can be an answer to that question.
For most players on the court, the exhibition game was nothing more than a tune-up. But for Charles Matthews it was a major hurdle in his already topsy-turvy career, a chance he has been waiting for for nearly two years.
Michigan coach John Beilein addressed his point guard competition, the impact of veterans and the Michigan State rivalry at Big Ten Media Day.
Michigan's defense might not be the country’s best, but the Wolverines won’t need it to be. For Beilein and Michigan, good might as well be great.
While coaches around the country plan calculated responses with public relations staff to fend off reporters’ inquiries, Beilein doesn’t have to sweat.
Leading the way for the Wolverines was fifth-year senior Ben Flanagan, who finished 14th out of 177, pacing the team with a 24:05.0 time on the five-mile course.
Marc Ybarra doesn’t need the highlight reels or praise — though he garnered both Friday. He is already living his dream.
Michigan (3-0-1) looks to continue its longest unbeaten streak since 2008 in its Big Ten opener Friday against Wisconsin (1-0-2) at U-M Soccer Stadium.
The Wolverines made a routine game look, well, routine, taking care of non-conference foe Cleveland State, 3-1, to improve to 2-0-1 on the season.
Nearly nine months after a penalty shot grazed off the post to end the Michigan women’s soccer season, they are set to retake the field as the Wolverines embark on a new season.
Memories of the 2-2, 5-4 penalty kick loss against Illinois State will be long in the rear view when Michigan takes the field for its exhibition opener against West Virginia at U-M Stadium Monday.
And it will have to — this team is too talented to linger in the “what ifs” of 2016.