Men's Basketball


When his team isn’t hitting free throws, John Beilein has simple advice: picture your loved ones.

“I usually tell them to think about their mother … relax them a bit.”

Michigan defeated Minnesota 73-70 in overtime at the Crisler Center on Saturday,

Once again, the Wolverines pulled a rabbit out of their hat in a game they tried desperately to lose, topping Minnesota, 76-73, in a bewildering back and forth slugfest.

Senior guard Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman believes rebounding was a key part to Michigan's victory over Northwestern.

Amid injury and controversy in a disappointing year, the Golden Gophers enter Crisler Center on Saturday on a four-game losing streak and with little to play for except pride.

Junior forward Jordan Murphy believed his team could win the Big Ten title before the season, but injuries have plagued Minnesota.

The Daily sat down with Jordan Murphy and Nate Mason at Big Ten Media Day in October to talk about battling depth issues, their lack of roster turnover and what their expectations for the season were.

Redshirt sophomore guard Charles Matthews played well against Northwestern after struggling in Big Ten play.

Charles Matthews is looking to re-discover the consistency he enjoyed at the beginning of the season.

Junior forward Moritz Wagner held Northwestern center Dererk Pardon to just nine points.

The defense had no choice but to step up with how much Michigan struggled on the offensive end, namely in the first half.


If you spill a drink at a party, it’s a party foul.

If the party’s theme was “spill your drink,” then, well, you did what you had to do and nothing more.

Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman in a game against Purdue in Mackey Arena Thursday.

Michigan put on a performance that would be good enough to put away almost any game. Not against Purdue, though.

Michigan lost, 92-88, against No. 3 Purdue at Mackey Arena on Thursday night.

In a wild, back-and-forth game between two top-25 teams, it was the Boilermakers that emerged victorious.

Michigan men's basketball coach John Beilein thinks Purdue might be the best Big Ten team he's ever played.

Beilein gave Purdue high praise on Wednesday, but with the way the Boilermakers have been playing, it's easy to see where he is coming from.