Men's Basketball

Junior forward Zak Irvin dunks during Michigan's 96-60 victory over Bryant University on December 23.
Michigan men’s basketball coach John Beilein often hangs his hat on his team’s defense.
Junior guard Derrick Walton Jr. plays against Youngstown Sate in the Crisler Center Saturday. Michigan won 105 - 46.

Having no trouble finding open shooters, Walton spearheaded a Wolverine offense that pushed the tempo early and completely picked apart the Penguins’ 2-3 zone defense.

Last week, Spike Albrecht reflected on his legacy with the Michigan men’s basketball program after announcing a premature end to his career.

Senior guard Caris LeVert scores during the second half of Michigan's 77-62 win on Tuesday. His triple-double was the fourth in Michigan men's basketball history.

LeVert’s 13 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists place the senior guard in elite company.

Sophomore forward Ricky Doyle celebrates a dunk in the first half of the Wolverine's match up against Northern Kentucky University. Michigan won 77-62.

Ninety minutes before the Michigan men’s basketball team tipped off against Northern Kentucky on Tuesday night, redshirt sophomore guard Duncan Robinson strutted out from Michigan’s locker room.

Zak Irvin is one of the Michigan players who continues to recover from injuries.

The team routed Delaware State on Saturday and hosts Northern Kentucky (2-5) on Tuesday as a 20-plus-point favorite.

Senior guard Caris LeVert dunks during the second half of Michigan's win over Delaware State on Saturday.

With the lowly Hornets (0-9) unable to get anything going offensively or defensively, the Wolverines had no issues finding shots all afternoon.

Spike Albrecht scored 17 points in the first half of the 2013 NCAA Championship Game.

Spike Albrecht doesn’t want to talk about himself. He doesn’t want your sympathy. He just wants to do his thing and go home.

Senior guard Spike Albrecht discusses his decision to cut his senior year short due to continued hip problems following a pair of offseason surgeries.

Albrecht’s time with the Michigan men’s basketball team — always fun to watch, often surreal, rarely straightforward — came to an end Thursday, when he informed Beilein of his decision to sit out the rest of the season as he continues to recover from a pair of offseason hip surgeries.

Senior guard Spike Albrecht played in eight games this year.

The Michigan men’s basketball team announced on Friday that senior guard Spike Albrecht has elected to end his career with the Wolverines in order to focus on recovering from surgery on both hips from this past summer.