Men's Basketball

Junior guard Derrick Walton Jr. moves up the court in Michigan's 86-70 loss to Xavier on November 21.

Despite Caris LeVert’s spirited 29-point performance, the Musketeers’ physicality proved too much for the Wolverines to handle.

Derrick Walton Jr. and Michigan's backcourt will face lengthy guards against Xavier.

The pebble, Beilein said Thursday, is random inconsistency in games and in practice.

Derrick Walton Jr.'s spot in the lineup is safe, but Michigan isn't hesitating to shake things up with a deep team.

Through the first two games, Michigan’s rotation has been 12 players deep.

Zak Irvin returned to action Monday night.

Irvin’s return to form, if it happens quickly, will only help bring the starting lineup into sharper focus.

Blood drips down the face of freshman forward Moritz Wagner after he took a charge during the game against Elon at Crisler Center on Monday.

John Beilein rotated in Mark Donnal, D.J. Wilson, Ricky Doyle and Moritz Wagner in Monday's game against Elon.

Redshirt sophomore guard Duncan Robinson dunks in the first half of Michigan's game against Elon at Crisler Center on Monday night.

Robinson and Walton combined for 43 points, with 33 of those coming off of 3-pointers.

Aubrey Dawkins starred in Michigan's season-opening win over Northern Michigan.

The Michigan men’s basketball team has plenty of questions heading into the 2015-16 season. Friday night, with his left hand alone, Aubrey Dawkins made it emphatically clear he’s not one of them.

Michigan defeats Northern Michigan 70-44.

On Friday night, Aubrey Dawkins put an exclamation point on 100 years of Michigan men’s basketball.

Five-year-old Hunter D'Agostino practices dribbling with Spike, his favorite Michigan player.

Four years ago, John Beilein took a chance on Spike Albrecht. It worked out well for both.

Caris LeVert missed half of the 2014-15 season with a foot injury, but he is back and healthy to lead Michigan this year.

If 2014-15 was the year that never was, 2015-16 is the year that wasn’t supposed to be.