Men's Basketball

Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman came through for the Wolverines with 16 points on Wednesday.

When the Michigan men’s basketball team was desperate, Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman was there to save it.

Freshman forward Moritz Wagner makes a dunk in a game against University of Tulsa in the NCAA Tournament in Dayton, Ohio. Michigan won 67-62.

After shooting 3-for-3 for nine points against Indiana in the Big Ten Tournament during his first substantive minutes since December, Wagner has seen the floor more often, and for good reason.

Sophomore guard Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman attempts to make a dunk in a game against the University of Tulsa at the NCAA Tournament in Dayton, Ohio on Wednesday. Michigan won 67-62.

Michigan escaped with a 67-62 victory, advancing to a first-round matchup with No. 6 seed Notre Dame in Brooklyn on Friday.

Warde Manuel made an appearance at the First Four in Dayton, Ohio on Wednesday night.

Before he left for Dayton, Manuel’s first week was characterized by what he called a “listening tour,” in which he dropped in unexpectedly on some staffers and sat down in a more formal setting with others.

The makeshift basketball court Michigan's managers created on Monday night.

In an impressive effort to allow the Wolverines to use their Dayton hotel’s ballroom for a walk-through, Michigan’s student managers went above and beyond to tape out the features of a full court.

The Daily’s hoops beat makes predictions for the upcoming NCAA Tournament.

Notre Dame awaits Michigan if the Wolverines can get past Tulsa on Wednesday.

The Golden Hurricane will run out four seniors in their starting lineup and have five more on the bench.

John Beilein's team punched its ticket to the NCAA Tournament with a series of big shots.

Duncan Robinson’s game-tying 3-pointer in regulation Thursday and Zak Irvin’s game-winning jumper in overtime set the stage for Chatman.

That Wagner has experience playing against basketball’s elite might explain why he seemed entirely unfazed last Friday, as he checked in for the biggest minutes of his career.

Duncan Robinson (right) will play in the NCAA Tournament for the first time.

Robinson, a transfer from Division III Williams College, will get a taste of the Big Dance: the Division I NCAA Tournament.