Monday, March 30, 2020 - 5:55pm
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Then there is the rest of the package. Milton’s completion percentage didn’t rise above 50 throughout his time in high school. He throws with so much zip that it’s a problem — he said in the fall that his receivers would leave the field with dislocated fingers in high school. Nearly every time his name is mentioned, it is said that he needs to work on touch and accuracy. Those two things generally don’t threaten to derail the career of someone with as much talent as Milton before he even starts a game, but it remains to be seen whether they will prevent him from reaching his ceiling.

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 5:51pm
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh must navigate a quarterback competition.

There’s no spring practice because of the COVID-19 crisis, and no chance for the media to ask questions of Harbaugh for the first time since the Citrus Bowl loss to Alabama.

Still, they remain pertinent. The Daily decided to break down three of the biggest questions surrounding the offense. Here they are:

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 4:01pm
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As part of its action to combat the spread of COVID-19, the University announced Wednesday that it will be canceling all events on campus convening over 100 people through April 21.

Per an official athletic department release, the ban extends to all U-M home athletic competitions. Those competitions will “be played as scheduled with only student-athletes, coaches, officials, essential personnel and a limit of two family members per participant in attendance,” according to the release.

Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 6:14pm
After helping Michigan to a Frozen Four two years ago, senior goaltender Hayden Lavigne has taken a back seat to Strauss Mann.

Over the course of this conversation, Lavigne will say all the right things. He’s accepting the role and doing what he can, enjoying the wins as they come. But it’s clear that two years ago, when he skated off the ice in Minneapolis after a Frozen Four loss, this wasn’t how Lavigne saw his career winding down.

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 9:22pm
Jon Teske scored 12 points with five rebounds against Nebraska.

Teske and Simpson both spoke Thursday of the importance the coming weeks hold. All the emotions underscored the point. For Michigan’s two seniors, this is all ending as soon as they let it.

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 8:10pm
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And on Thursday, when Michigan cruised past Nebraska for a second time, 82-58, it got to see just how far things have come in the last five weeks. The Wolverines are safely projected to be in the NCAA Tournament — those worries having been eradicated by going 8-3 since that day in January. Without Simpson, they cobbled together a win at Nebraska, and with him, on his Senior Day, they dispatched of the Cornhuskers with the senior guard directing traffic.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 9:46pm
Senior guard Zavier Simpson will be honored at Senior Day on Thursday.

Since that March, when Simpson turned himself into the avatar of a Michigan team that won 14 straight games, blowing through the Big Ten Tournament and the NCAA West Regional, he has been the unquestioned leader of the program. On Thursday, he’ll play his last game at Crisler Center and be honored at Senior Night.

He doesn’t think he’ll cry. His dad, Quincey, probably will, he said.

Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 5:55pm
Former Michigan hockey coach Red Berenson retired in 2017 after 33 years at the helm.

For years when Berenson coached, he preached the idea of a life after hockey. The last players with ties to his reign leaving won’t end the connection Berenson feels with the program. Pearson, Muckalt, volunteer assistant Matt Hunwick and player development coach Steve Shields all played or coached under him. When Pearson brings recruits in now, he tries to make sure they meet Berenson.

Sunday, February 2, 2020 - 7:21pm
Michigan left Madison Square Garden with a 69-63 win over Rutgers.

NEW YORK — If this is what a turning point looks like, Michigan will take it.

Last week was ugly. It brought an urgency that should never have been required for two mid-winter games. It started with a bomb that, in the moment, seemed as if it could be a final blow for Juwan Howard’s first season in charge. It ended with an escape, a buzzer sounding and a palpable exhortation of relief.

Monday, January 20, 2020 - 1:57pm
Michigan coach Erik Bakich looks on as Michigan competes in the College World Series.

The couch is taken, so Carol Hutchins pulls an ottoman out from under a table. Practice ran long, so she’s running late. There is little time for small talk.

“What can I do for you?” she asks.