Women's Basketball

Michigan will face its toughest challenge yet this season against Notre Dame.

The Daily breaks down what Michigan will need to accomplish if it wants to reverse the tides of the series and pick up a tough road win to stay undefeated.

Sophomore guard has found a jack-of-all-trades role this year.

Injected into the starting lineup for the Wolverines’ most recent game against Oakland, Nolan once again shined, showing she is a valuable asset in all phases of the game. She ended her first start of the season with only three points, via one 3-pointer, but her coach still lauded her offensive contributions.

Amy Dilk scored 15 points in the Wolverines' season-opening win.

A three-pronged attack has led Michigan to its strong start. Punishing in the paint and able to spread the floor, the Wolverines have played a more physical and a more aggressive game that exposes holes in opposing defenses.

Michigan's freshmen got playing time in a blowout win over Oakland.

The Michigan women’s basketball team had a hole to fill.

Naz Hillmon outscored Oakland in the first half of Michigan's win on Friday.

You would never have known this was only Naz Hillmon and the Michigan women’s basketball team’s second game in 266 days. But not even two minutes into the game, the junior forward was already well on her way to a career performance.

Leigha Brown scored 22 points in her Michigan debut.

In her first game for the Wolverines, the junior wing lit up the Chippewas. The transfer from Nebraska started and went 9-for-13 in shooting, making one of the three 3-point shots made all game by Michigan and tallying up 22 points with five assists in her Ann Arbor debut.


Michigan women’s basketball is back. In its first game since March, the Wolverines came out in their opener looking like they had not missed a beat, defeating Central Michigan 93-75.

Michigan huddles pre-game at Crisler Arena.

There is a strong group of contenders that will vie for the Big Ten Championship this year. Here’s what to expect from the Big Ten this season.

Izabel Varejão is still in Brazil and will miss Michigan's first game.

The Michigan women’s basketball team is set to tipoff its first game against Central Michigan on Wednesday, but sophomore center Izabel Varejão will not be with the team.


There are a few things no athletes ever want to hear.

You’re out for the season.

You’re benched.

You’re good, but you’re not great.