Monday, January 23, 2017 - 6:15pm
Senior wing Zak Irvin stressed that Michigan can't fall prey to fatigue if its defense is to remain at a high level.

All in all, Michigan’s defense seemed to be a completely different unit Saturday than the one that took the court in Champaign 10 days prior.

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 9:33pm
Illinois coach John Groce thinks his team needs to develop more toughness and grittiness on defense.

The Daily sat down with Illinois coach John Groce at Big Ten Media Day in October to talk about dealing with injuries, the growth of his team and the next steps the Fighting Illini need to take to be a Big Ten contender.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 6:36pm
Freshman guard Xavier Simpson is beginning to carve out a role with the Wolverines.

In two of Michigan’s five conference games, Walton has picked up two fouls in the first half, forcing Beilein to give extended minutes to his first-year point guard.

Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 9:47pm
Senior guard Derrick Walton Jr. and the Wolverines used the slight as motivation against Nebraska.

The “white-collar” comment from Illinois center Maverick Morgan didn’t sit well with any of the Wolverines, and they took it personally.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 10:42pm
Redshirt sophomore forward DJ Wilson scored a game-high 19 points against Illinois at the State Farm Arena on Wednesday.

The Wolverines’ defense gave too much room for Illinois’ offense to operate, as they lost, 85-69, on Wednesday night at the State Farm Center.

Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 4:46pm
Senior guard Derrick Walton Jr. shoots a basket in a game against Maryland at Crisler Center on Saturday.

Though Michigan's offense woke up in the second half, the Wolverines suffered their second conference loss on Saturday against the Terrapins.

Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 12:05am
Senior wing Zak Irvin scored 14 points to help lead Michigan to its first conference victory against Penn State on Wednesday night.

The upperclassmen trio of Zak Irvin, Derrick Walton Jr. and Duncan Robinson scored the majority of Michigan’s points in the final 12 minutes of its victory against Penn State.

Friday, December 30, 2016 - 6:03pm
After a long holiday break, the Wolverines will start their Big Ten season Sunday at Iowa.

Michigan will get its first crack at a Big Ten opponent when it hits the road to face Iowa on New Year’s Day.

Friday, December 30, 2016 - 3:56pm
Iowa senior guard Peter Jok in a game against Michigan at Crisler Center on March 3rd, 2016.

The Daily talked with Peter Jok at Big Ten Media Day in October to discuss his new leadership role on the team, his summer NBA workouts and his homeland of Sudan.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 7:43pm
Michigan coach John Beilein views the matchup with Furman as the toughest of Michigan's “guarantee” games.

The Wolverines will face Furman on Thursday at Crisler Center hoping to continue their recent offensive success prior to the start of Big Ten play.