Men's Basketball

Fifth-year senior point guard Jaaron Simmons has struggled since his transfer to Michigan.

Coming into the year, the departure of Derrick Walton Jr. was perhaps the most painful roster hit for the Wolverines. Jaaron Simmons was supposed to make it hurt a little bit less.

Fifth-year senior forward Duncan Robinson had a good game on Sunday in the midst of a tough month of January.

Robinson took advantage of his opportunity on Sunday, taking shots that he passed on in prior games.

Redshirt sophomore Charles Matthews was a part of a stagnant Michigan offense that scored just 27 points in the first half.

The platitudes and jests don’t do justice to how No. 23 Michigan has performed recently — its offense is non-existent, especially in the first half.

Michigan men’s basketball coach John Beilein is preparing for another aggressive defense in Rutgers on Sunday.

Michigan could finish with a lackluster total this Sunday. Rutgers possesses a stronger threat than its record indicates.

Junior center Moritz Wagner and Michigan's offense was stifled by Nebraska's pick-and-pop defense on Thursday night.

Nebraska switched on every ball screen, leaving no room for Michigan to attack the hoop and preventing Moritz Wagner from getting open looks from 3-point range.

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LINCOLN – The Michigan men’s basketball team ended its game against the Cornhuskers with the Nebraska crowd chanting the name of the Wolverine’s best player. They were mocking junior forward Moritz Wagner.

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Thursday, as is the nature of the Big Ten schedule, the Wolverines will face another potential bullet — this time in the form of Nebraska.

Michigan coach John Beilein has his basketball team out to a promising start in the new year.

More often than not, people use the phrase, “there’s always next year,” about their New Year’s resolutions as a joke because they know the cycle will continue, for however many years it takes. But for the Michigan hockey and men’s basketball teams in 2018, that wasn’t the case.

Michigan in a game against Maryland at Crisler Monday.

Free throws can be an anticlimactic way of hitting a milestone.

Junior forward Moritz Wagner scored a career-high 27 points in Michigan's victory over Michigan State on Saturday.

All game long, when the Wolverines needed a spark, they looked to Wagner.