Men's Basketball

Junior center Jon Teske altered many of Norfolk State's shots on Tuesday night.

Early-season non-conference games are often blowouts, and often purely due to physical ability. That came in the form of Jon Teske for the Michigan men’s basketball team against Norfolk State on Tuesday.

Michigan held the Spartans to 31 percent from the field, and John Beilein won his 800th game as a college basketball coach.

Junior guard Zavier Simpson, one of the best defenders on Michigan's roster, exemplifies the Wolverines' new mentality.

The first glimpse of the 2018-2019 Wolverines came last Friday against Division II Northwood. Michigan took just 11 3-pointers, scoring 56 of 90 points in the paint and 24 on the fast break. It didn’t make its first three until 19 minutes into the game.

With three of its star players gone, the Michigan men's basketball team is embracing a new style of play this season.

This year’s team will look different from a traditional John Beilein team. With the Wolverines’ three top shooters departed, this version of Michigan will be focused more on defense and rim presence.

Sophomore guard Jordan Poole sat down with Michigan coach John Beilein this summer to talk.

It was June, and Jordan Poole wanted to talk.

Chris Webber returned to Ann Arbor on Saturday as an honorary captain for the Michigan football team.

After 15 years away from the program, Chris Webber returned to Michigan on Saturday.


Ignas Brazdeikis sprinted down the court, caught an outlet pass, cocked his arms back and thundered down a two-handed fast-break slam.


The No. 19 Michigan men’s basketball team thumped Division II Northwood, 90-58, on Friday night in its lone exhibition game before Tuesday’s opener against Norfolk State. The Wolverines jumped out to an early lead, hitting seven of their first 10 field goals, and never looked back.

The Michigan basketball team will begin its season in an exhibition game on Friday.

Here are three questions the Daily will be looking to answer in Friday's exhibition game.

Sophomore guard Eli Brooks is looking to increase his playing time this season.

Eli Brooks’ phone rang, and DeAndre Haynes was on the other end. Haynes, an assistant coach on the Michigan men’s basketball team, called Brooks to give the sophomore guard a little extra boost before the season.