The Wolverines rebounded from its loss against Iowa with an 80-57 victory over Wisconsin.
No. 22 Michigan should feel confident that they can put coach Kim Barnes Arico atop the all-time Wolverine wins list against a meager Wisconsin squad.
Michigan defeated Penn State, 89-69 in its first conference matchup of the season, and the outcome was never really in doubt.
Since allowing a season-high 76 points to Marquette about two weeks ago, the Wolverines’ defense has been overpowering.
After a huge first quarter for the Wolverines, the score continued to climb, and they never let up.
Outside of the coaching staff, it’s rare to see any Wolverine standing, clapping or doing anything else other than sitting when it comes to the bench itself.
By the end of the day, Michigan recovered from a first-quarter deficit to notch a 54-41 victory over the Golden Flashes.
Thome thrived when the Wolverines lacked steadiness, and she prevented what could have been an upset.
In the young season, the freshman standout has already made an impact as the first player off the bench. Her high level of play was on display in the 24th-ranked Wolverines’ 82-76 win over Marquette on Thursday night.
The 24th-ranked Wolverines hung around in the first half, took a commanding lead in the third quarter, then nearly blew it in the fourth in a roller coaster 82-76 win over Marquette.