Men's Basketball

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.

Michigan in a game against Michigan St. at the Breslin Center Saturday. Michigan won 82-72.

Led by Moritz Wagner's career-high 27 points, Michigan earned a signature victory on the road.

Junior forward Moritz Wagner has been a key part of his team's improved rebounding.

Even while riding a six-game winning streak, John Beilein began his press conference with a sentiment of trepidation.


“New year, new me” is as applicable to you as it is to the Michigan State men’s basketball team. In the 2016-17 season, the Spartans began the year ranked at No. 12, eventually sliding to become a No. 9 seed in the NCAA Tournament and ducking out in the first weekend with a loss to Kansas.

Sophomore guard Zavier Simpson scored has upped his game lately, and he's taking control of the point guard position.

On Tuesday, against No. 5 Purdue, Simpson dropped 15 points again in a last-minute, one-point loss. And it was the manner in which Simpson scored those points that was most impressive.


The Wolverines are getting closer to where they want to be as a team.


Like a sturdy Redwood tree, Isaac Haas planted his 7-foot-2, 290-pound frame just outside the block.

With four seconds left and the score tied at 69, Purdue's center looked to make his patented move: Bully himself deep into the lane, spin and score.

Freshman forward Isaiah Livers gave Michigan a spark off the bench.

With 28 seconds remaining and the score tied at 69, the ball fell into Charles Matthews’s lap. He was the go-to guy for the Michigan men’s basketball team’s final shot.

Michigan men's basketball coach and his team will have their hands full with Purdue's Isaac Haas on Tuesday.

The Daily sat down with Purdue's 7-foot-2 senior center at Big Ten Media Day to discuss his personal progress, the Boilermakers’ goals, the matchups with Michigan and more.