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Entering Thursday night, it was no secret that the Wolverines had a shot at the upset. But that doesn’t make stamping a win over the Badgers onto their NCAA Tournament resume any less sweet.

Sophomore center Hallie Thome will be relied upon heavily to counter the strong rebounding of Michigan State.
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On Sunday, Michigan will take on a reeling Michigan State team at Crisler Center with the backdrop of a concerted effort to break the attendance record.

Junior guard Katelynn Flaherty and the Wolverines struggled to shoot from beyond the arc in the loss.
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Michigan couldn’t overcome an 18-point halftime deficit in a 72-61 loss to Indiana, but the Wolverines remain two games ahead of the Hoosiers for third place in the Big Ten.

Michigan coach Carol Hutchins geared practice toward the offense to prepare for this weekend's tournament.
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After dropping two close games in Tampa, Fla. last weekend, the Wolverines now find themselves in uncharted waters heading into the ACC/Big Ten Challenge this weekend in Raleigh, N.C.

Sophomore forward D.J. Wilson will play a key role for the Wolverines in defending the post in the rematch.
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Michigan will be familiar with the matchups it will face against the Badgers, but it may fall short in knowing how to handle its recent success.

Freshman goaltender Jack LaFontaine maintained his position in the ongoing competition for the starting spot.
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Ahead of a road series against Wisconsin, the Michigan hockey team made some changes and kept other elements the same.

Sophomore guard Nicole Munger has been a valuable contributor off the bench in recent games.
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Riding a six-game winning streak and falling to an unranked team only once this season, the Wolverines will look to carry their momentum into Indiana.

Michigan coach John Beilein and the Wolverines notched two crucial wins against Indiana and Michigan State in the past week.
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In the two days between the Ohio State and Michigan State contests, dusk turned to dawn, a new week began and a new Michigan emerged.

Senior guard Siera Thompson is leading the Wolverines in assists — a crucial aspect of their success.
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The success of the Michigan women's basketball team puts a “target on their backs” according to the Wolverines, and pushes opponents to play their hardest.

Forwards DJ Wilson and Moritz Wagner held Indiana’s star forward Thomas Bryant to just eight points Sunday.
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Playing in a hostile environment like Assembly Hall and going cold from the floor would doom the Wolverines earlier in the season, but this time Michigan’s post men made a big impact to claim a victory.

Junior forward Joseph Cecconi had tied the game at 3-3 with the first goal of his Michigan career.
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Any semblance of momentum Michigan had was halted when Wisconsin defenseman Peter Tischke tipped an errant shot into the net for the game-winning goal.

Sophomore forward Cooper Marody tied the game at 1-1 in the second period, but the Wolverines faltered late.
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At the Kohl Center, two late goals from the Badgers sealed the Wolverines’ fate, as they dropped their ninth Big Ten game of the season.

Senior defender Nolan De Jong will lead the unit against the challenge of Wisconsin's high-powered offense.
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Michigan’s struggling defense won't get a break this weekend, as it will take on offensive-minded Wisconsin on an Olympic-sized rink.

Junior infielder Jake Bivens will provide a steady presence at the plate and in the field for the Wolverines.
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Despite the bitter end to last season, excitement and optimism remains high, and a quality opponent will provide an experienced Wolverine squad with their first big test.

Senior right-hander Megan Betsa earned Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honors after striking out 27 batters.
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The Wolverines’ opening weekend featured a constant battle of ups and downs, underscored by two tough losses on Saturday

Sophomore Brent Noseworthy scored four goals, including three in the fourth quarter, to seal Michigan's victory.
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With sophomore Brent Noseworthy and senior Ian King leading the charge, Michigan earned a 15-10 win over the Titans and a 3-0 start to the season.

Freshman goaltender Jack LaFontaine's path to becoming a goaltender began when he was six years old.
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There’s no straight path to becoming a goaltender — no rulebook, no schedule written in stone. It’s just a little bit different for everyone.

Former Wolverine Brett Adcock finished his college tenure with a 24-13 record – making him the sixth most winningest pitcher in Wolverine history.
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There is a learning curve for any player going from the collegiate level to professional baseball. Adcock recognizes this difficulty, but credits the Michigan coaching staff for preparing him for the next level.

Senior defenseman Nolan De Jong and and the Michigan hockey team have suffered through a disappointing season.
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In a year marred with injuries, disappointment and a longing for the past, it is sadly fitting that Michigan’s best hope for a victory may already be in the rearview mirror.

Senior guard Derrick Walton Jr. in a game against Indiana on Sunday.
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With just seven games remaining in the Big Ten season to add to their résumé and the team squarely on the NCAA Tournament bubble, the Wolverines had their backs up against the wall in Bloomington. But they proved up to the task, beating the Hoosiers, 75-63.