Men's Basketball

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.

Caris LeVert scored just five points against SMU.
Michigan men’s basketball coach John Beilein has repeatedly said his team is a “long way from being good,” and the Wolverines showed what he meant Tuesday.
 
Senior guard Spike Albrecht has played in eight games this year even as he recovers from two offseason hip surgeries.

On Nov. 30, John Beilein said he planned to shut Albrecht down. But the next day, when Derrick Walton Jr. left the game with a foot injury, Albrecht was among Beilein's first options off the bench.

Aubrey Dawkins scored 16 points in 20 minutes against Houston Baptist.

The Mustangs have charged out to a 6-0 start despite the NCAA’s September announcement that head coach Larry Brown was suspended nine games for a lack of program control, among other reasons.

Engineering sophomore Chris Baldwin poses for a portrait during the Michigan-Houston Baptist game in Crisler Center on Saturday.

Chris Baldwin, an engineering student from Saginaw, said that before Michigan’s loss to Michigan State, he was “no different than anybody else — just a good sports fan.”