As Michigan has ascended in the last 10 days, notching program-defining wins at Nebraska and No. 8 Ohio State, so has Hailey Brown.
After allowing a quick five points to start the game, the Wolverines (6-2 Big Ten, 17-4 overall) were locked in.
After Katelynn Flaherty made a 3-pointer put Michigan up two in the third quarter, the Wolverines never let go, winning 84-75.
Deja Church hit three free throws to send Michigan and Nebraska into overtime, and the Wolverines pulled away from there, winning 69-64.
The No. 23 Michigan women’s basketball team escaped Crisler Center with an 84-79 win over Indiana on Wednesday night
Brown started hot, accounting for eight of Michigan’s first 10 points, and she went on to finish with a career-high 23 points, while grabbing eight rebounds.
Though Ohio State would ultimately prevail in overtime, Thome proved to be a key player for the Michigan women’s basketball team in Sunday’s game, totaling a team-high 27 points.
In Sunday afternoon’s overtime thriller, every possession mattered, and Michigan women’s basketball team fell to the tenth-ranked Buckeyes.
On Thursday, Barnes Arico won her 124th game, making her the program’s all-time winningest coach.
The Michigan women’s basketball team has won nine of its last ten games, including two of its first three Big Ten contests. On Sunday, the Wolverines’ veracity will be put to the test in the regular season’s most important opponent: Ohio State.