Michigan beat Southern Mississippi 61-47 at Crisler Center Thursday.
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After trailing at the half, the Wolverines used a 21-1 run during the second half to dispatch the Golden Eagles, 61-47, at Crisler Center on Thursday night.

Redshirt freshman quarterback Brandon Peters will need to be more than just a game manager in Madison.
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One loss could all but extinguish those hopes for the Badgers. Here’s what to watch for as Michigan looks to derail Wisconsin’s playoff hopes Saturday.

Senior guard Katelynn Flaherty became the leading scorer in program history with 23 points on the night.
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After leading by five after the first half, the Wolverines were outscored 42-12 in the final two quarters, falling to No. 5 Louisville, 74-49, in the Preseason WNIT semifinals.

Michigan coach Mel Pearson believes the Wolverines must improve defensively against Wisconsin this weekend.
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The No. 17 Michigan hockey team (2-1-1 Big Ten, 6-3-1 overall) travels to Madison to face off against No. 9 Wisconsin (2-2, 7-5-1) in the Wolverines’ second top-10 matchup in two weeks.

Sophomore tight end Sean McKeon was the butt of jokes after catching his first touchdown against Minnesota and shushing his own crowd.
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After spending a year under Jake Butt's tutelage, McKeon accomplished his goal of becoming Michigan's starting tight end.

Junior forward Cooper Marody has notched 15 points in the last six games.
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Three weeks ago, Michigan hockey coach Mel Pearson called Cooper Marody into his office for a conversation about his practice habits. Since then, the junior forward's production has soared.

Senior guard Katelyn Flaherty will face a defensive test in Louisville's Asia Durr.
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In No. 5 Louisville, its opponents in Thursday’s Preseason WNIT semifinals, Michigan gets its first real test.

Junior outside hitter Carly Skjodt registered 12 digs against Michigan State, as her effort and hustle helped set the tone for the Wolverines.
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With the Wolverines scrapping for every point, everything mattered in a game where the second and third sets ended 29-27 and 25-23, respectively.

Sophomore safety Josh Metellus was relieved to find out he wasn't suspended against Maryland, and he came up with a punt block against the Terrapins.
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The relief of blocking his first punt may not have compared to what Metellus felt early last week, when he discovered he was eligible to play in the first half against the Terrapins.

Fifth-year senior forward Duncan Robinson emphasized that the Wolverines will need to rely on defense to get them through slow starts early on.
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The Wolverines’ slow starts shouldn’t be a cause for concern and – to an extent – are understandable.

Senior guard Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman missed two open 3-pointers, a common theme for Michigan.
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After a lackluster 10-for-34 showing from beyond the arc against Central Michigan, the Wolverines followed it up with another pedestrian 8-of-23 performance Thursday.

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines have the odds stacked against them in Madison.
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Michigan will travel to Madison to take on No. 5 Wisconsin, eager to redeem its record against top competition. Here’s how the Wolverines match up with the Badgers on Saturday.

Wisconsin tight end Troy Fumagalli currently ranks first in receiving yards in the Big Ten this year.
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The Daily spoke with Fumagalli at Big Ten Media Days in July about Wisconsin’s passing game and his impression of the Wolverines.

Sophomore cornerback Lavert Hill exited the game against Maryland and entered concussion protocol this week.
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Though Lavert Hill is still in concussion protocol and will likely miss Saturday's game, Mike Zordich said Michigan will be “absolutely fine.”

Michigan coach John Beilein and the Wolverines will be forced with finding a way to stop Tyree Griffin.
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Though Southern Mississippi has won just 20 games in three seasons, the Golden Eagles provide some things that Michigan hasn’t seen to this point.

Sophomore outside hitter Sydney Wetterstrom finished with 15 kills and a team-high .423 hit percentage.
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After handling the Spartans easily in the first set on its way to a 25-20 victory, Michigan won the second and third sets — but by much slimmer margins.

Sophomore running back Chris Evans has scored four rushing touchdowns in his last two games.
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As the first few games of the season came around, Evans lost his starting role. But he began getting more carries, and the results began to show.

Michigan coach Mel Person emphasized that Michigan needs to break from the mentality that scoring goals is the most important aspect of games.
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Mel Pearson emphasized that playing behind with three- or four-goal deficits will not be a sustainable practice moving forward.

Senior Katie Trombetta — the Big Ten Player of the Year —will play a crucial role in Michigan's pursuit of a national championship.
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The Daily breaks down potential matchups for the Wolverines as they travel to Louisville for the Final Four.

Sophomore guard Zavier Simpson finished 5-for-7 from the floor in a performance that netted him 13 points.
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It was a plea for the sophomore guard to be more aggressive offensively — to make plays and take his shots when they’re there. Monday, against Central Michigan, Simpson heeded his coach’s advice.