Men's Basketball

Sophomore guard Zavier Simpson finished with 15 points and notched crucial stops to help Michigan complete a comeback over UCLA.

Thanks to Simpson’s defense and timely shooting and Brooks’ free throws, though, the Wolverines’ response to a 15-point deficit was rather unfamiliar.

Junior forward Moritz Wagner hit a pair of 3-pointers and slammed a fast-break dunk to lead the comeback.

Michigan used a late run led by junior forward Moritz Wagner and sophomore guard Zavier Simpson to push the game into overtime, where the Wolverines flew past the Bruins to win, 78-69.

Michigan coach John Beilein said that his team needs to toughen up in order to handle top competition.

Though the Bruins have played a relatively easy schedule so far, their 7-1 record and status as a marquee program is enough to provide a stout test for Michigan.

Fifth-year senior forward Duncan Robinson has struggled in his last three games, shooting 4-for-23 from the field.

Losing to Ohio State created a sense of urgency for the Wolverines, and Robinson snapping out of a shooting funk can be the first step to seeing a difference on the scoreboard.

Michigan has tinkered with a variety of lineups, and still has yet to find its formula for success this year.

The revolving door that has rested on Beilein’s psyche has revealed both the question marks and the potential for the Wolverines this season.

Jordan Poole finished with a team-high 19 points against Indiana, highlighting a strong showing from Michigan's freshmen.

In Michigan’s win over the Hoosiers, Eli Brooks, Jordan Poole and Isaiah Livers combined for 28 of the Wolverines’ 69 points — 19 of which came from Poole — as they continued to showcase aggressiveness atypical of a first-year player.

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Behind Jordan Poole's 19 points, Michigan dispatched Indiana, 69-55, on the 50th anniversary of the first basketball game at Crisler Center.

Junior forward Moritz Wagner's team-high 20 points weren't enough for Michigan to top North Carolina.

The first of Michigan's two December conference matchups begins Saturday against Indiana, and both teams desperately need a pick-me-up victory.

Junior center Moritz Wagner and the Wolverines were outplayed down low Wednesday night.

On a night when the Tar Heels shot 55 percent from the floor, those types of mistakes were common in what amounted to the Wolverines’ worst defensive performance of the year.

Fifth-year senior forward Duncan Robinson missed a pivotal basket that could have turned the tide Wednesday.

The Wolverines never found an answer, and were dominated in a 86-71 loss to North Carolina on Wednesday night.