Senior wing Zak Irvin stressed that Michigan can't fall prey to fatigue if its defense is to remain at a high level.
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All in all, Michigan’s defense seemed to be a completely different unit Saturday than the one that took the court in Champaign 10 days prior.

Freshman guard Kysre Gondrezick has helped elevate the Wolverines draw closer to their preseason aspirations.
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The Wolverines are right where they wanted to be in the Big Ten, and are currently in place to crack the 64-team NCAA Tournament field.

Senior wing Zak Irvin has taken it upon himself to be the emotional leader for the Wolverines.
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Zak Irvin took a slight from Illinois personally, and he and the Wolverines used it to exact revenge on Saturday.

Senior guard/forward Zak Irvin in the game against Illinois in the Crisler Center on Saturday.
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The "white-collar" slight put a chip on Michigan's shoulder, as the Wolverines took the court in their “blue-collar” uniforms and sent a very clear message to Illinois.

Michigan coach Kim Barnes Arico's team notched an expected win against the Cornhuskers on Sunday.
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The Wolverines bounced back from a loss at Maryland on Thursday to beat Nebraska, 84-51.

Dylan St. Cyr departure leaves Michigan with six players left in the 2018-19 recruiting class.
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United States National Team Development Program goaltender Dylan St. Cyr pulled his commitment from the Michigan hockey team last week, according to a team source.

Redshirt freshman Jackson Striggow prevailed in his highly-contested match by scoring points early.
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The Michigan wrestling team prevailed over Northwestern, 38-10, as the Wolverines racked up two pins and four technical falls.

Fifth-year senior defensive end Chris Wormley after the game against Indiana on Nov. 19.
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Chris Wormley wrote a letter of thanks to the Michigan community for supporting him throughout the season.

Speight first started practicing mindfulness after learning that his competitiveness could be a detriment.
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Redshirt sophomore quarterback Wilton Speight uses the lessons he learned from his high school basketball coach Alex Peavey in order to maintain a cool demeanor on the field.

Senior defenseman Nolan De Jong hopes Michigan continues to show resolve through the second half of the season.
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The Michigan hockey team went to Minnesota looking to jumpstart its season. What it found was more of the same.

Freshman forward Will Lockwood has been plagued by a shoulder injury but has now returned to the ice.
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Michigan is eager to have Lockwood back in a full capacity, as he is the team’s second-leading scorer with 13 points.

Time is running out for the Michigan hockey team to correct the course of its season.
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If the past few weeks are any indication, if Michigan doesn’t change something, things aren’t getting better any time soon.

Redshirt sophomore forward D.J. Wilson scored a game-high 19 points in Michigan's rematch with Illinois.
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Entering Saturday's matchup, Beilein didn't know who his standout performer could be. By the time the final buzzer sounded, DJ Wilson gave him an idea of who it should be.

Sophomore forward Cooper Marody captured a point for Michigan with his game-winning shootout goal.
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Michigan needed a shootout to notch a victory against Michigan State and salvage a point after beginning the weekend with a loss at home.

Freshman goaltender Matt Trowbridge is among the trio of Wolverines that will be competing for time in net.
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The Wolverines, surrounded by question marks, began its sixth season Saturday with exhibitions against Marquette and Denison at Oosterbaan Fieldhouse.

Redshirt freshman Sal Profaci was one of just two Wolverines who won their individual matchup against Illinois.
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The Wolverines’ 34-6 defeat at the hands of the 12th-ranked Fighting Illini matched Michigan’s worst dual meet loss since the 2009-2010 season.

Senior Nicole Artz posted the first perfect 10 of her career in the floor routine Sunday.
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Artz’s perfect score in Sunday’s home opener was the first time in three years that a Michigan gymnast scored a 10.0 during a meet.

Sophomore Joe Ellis surpassed his own program record in the weight throw twice at at the Notre Dame Invitational.
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Led by Joe Ellis's record-setting weight throw, Michigan finished first ahead of six other teams.

Wisconsin guard Bronson Koenig went on a personal 10-0 run to dash Michigan's hopes of an upset.
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The Wolverines were written off before tip-off, yet almost left the Kohl Center with their best win of the season. But Bronson Koenig did what senior stars are meant to do, and sent Michigan home hurting more than ever.

Wheatley served as Jim Harbaugh’s running backs coach in each of Harbaugh’s first two seasons in Ann Arbor.