Men's Basketball

Redshirt sophomore guard Charles Matthews played well against Northwestern after struggling in Big Ten play.

Charles Matthews is looking to re-discover the consistency he enjoyed at the beginning of the season.

Junior forward Moritz Wagner held Northwestern center Dererk Pardon to just nine points.

The defense had no choice but to step up with how much Michigan struggled on the offensive end, namely in the first half.

Michigan lost, 92-88, against No. 3 Purdue at Mackey Arena on Thursday night.

In a wild, back-and-forth game between two top-25 teams, it was the Boilermakers that emerged victorious.

Michigan men's basketball coach John Beilein thinks Purdue might be the best Big Ten team he's ever played.

Beilein gave Purdue high praise on Wednesday, but with the way the Boilermakers have been playing, it's easy to see where he is coming from.

Fifth-year senior forward Duncan Robinson had a good game on Sunday in the midst of a tough month of January.

Robinson took advantage of his opportunity on Sunday, taking shots that he passed on in prior games.

Redshirt sophomore Charles Matthews was a part of a stagnant Michigan offense that scored just 27 points in the first half.

The platitudes and jests don’t do justice to how No. 23 Michigan has performed recently — its offense is non-existent, especially in the first half.


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.

Michigan men’s basketball coach John Beilein is preparing for another aggressive defense in Rutgers on Sunday.

Michigan could finish with a lackluster total this Sunday. Rutgers possesses a stronger threat than its record indicates.

Junior center Moritz Wagner and Michigan's offense was stifled by Nebraska's pick-and-pop defense on Thursday night.

Nebraska switched on every ball screen, leaving no room for Michigan to attack the hoop and preventing Moritz Wagner from getting open looks from 3-point range.


LINCOLN – The Michigan men’s basketball team ended its game against the Cornhuskers with the Nebraska crowd chanting the name of the Wolverine’s best player. They were mocking junior forward Moritz Wagner.