At the end of the first half of Sunday’s game against Detroit, the Michigan women’s basketball team turned around its initially lackluster offense to go up 49-27 by halftime.
The freshman guard co-led the Wolverines in scoring on Saturday against Binghamton with 19 points.
DETROIT — When the Michigan women’s basketball team found itself too close for comfort against lesser competition this weekend, it turned to the press.
Thome and Michigan fought for the 88-61 win against Detroit on Sunday.
Saturday’s matchup was a special occasion for Binghamton coach Linda Cimino.
In the four minutes following halftime, Michigan shot 7-for-9 with four 3-pointers to extend its lead to 18.
The Michigan women’s basketball team may not be opening with marquee opposition, but playing on back-to-back days is the type of initial challenge coach Kim Barnes Arico wants to see her team respond to.
Thursday afternoon, Michigan volleyball’s Abby Cole announced from her Instagram that she would be joining Barnes Arico’s squad as a senior next year.
The Big Ten is now one of the most competitive leagues in the nation, and will be well-represented in the NCAA Tournament at the season’s end.
A group of five sophomores and four freshmen make up the core of the Wolverines’ 2015-16 roster.