Basketball

Redshirt sophomore forward Charles Matthews could be a solution to helping revive the Michigan offense.

The two weeks before the Purdue game and the two weeks since have featured offensive struggles the likes of which Michigan has rarely experienced under Beilein.

Freshman wing Jordan Poole leaves the team with 0.58 points per minute.

Jordan Poole is comfortable in his role.

Northwestern coach Chris Collins believes making the NCAA Tournament should be the expectation for his team.

The history of Northwestern basketball operates in two realms: Before the 2016-17 season and after.

Moritz Wagner cannot go up against Isaac Haas in a game against Purdue in Mackey Arena Thursday.

WEST LAFAYETTE  The pregame theatrics at Mackey Arena are quite a sight.

Sophomore guard Zavier Simpson and the other Michigan guards will need to win their one-on-one matchups to beat Purdue.

The Daily reviewed the tape from the first game between Michigan and Purdue, noting three plays that defined the struggles — and arguably turned the tide — in the Wolverines' one-point loss.

.

In what may kindly be deemed a defensive struggle — and not so kindly, a downright ugly game — the twenty-third ranked Wolverines improved to 17-5 overall and 6-3 in Big Ten play with a 62-47 win over Rutgers.

Shea Patterson likely won't find out if he's eligible for the 2018 season until late February at the earliest.

While Patterson is already the most highly-anticipated quarterback of the Jim Harbaugh era, his ability to play next season remains up in the air.

.

That’s Tim Miles: Brash, candid, unfazed. His personality attracts him to media and fans, even if it alone does little to help Nebraska win basketball games.

Senior guard Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman scored his 1,000th point with a game-winning free throw against Maryland.

Senior guard Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman and senior guard Katelynn Flaherty each reached respective milestones over the weekend.

Junior forward Moritz Wagner scored 18 points to help Michigan beat Maryland on a quick turnaround.

Defiantly, the Wolverines proved once again their label of being "soft" couldn’t be further from the truth. Not this team; not this year.