Men's Basketball

Moritz Wagner scored a career-high 19 points in Michigan's win Thursday night.

Wagner came into his own during the Wolverines’ 102-47 win over Charlotte on Thursday, scoring 19 points in just 16 minutes and helping Michigan to a 102-47 win.

Michigan beat Charlotte on Thursday in the second round of the Battle 4 Atlantis.

PARADISE ISLAND, The Bahamas  — After knocking down a 3-pointer early in the first half, Zak Irvin pounded his chest twice, yelled at his teammates and ran back on defense.

Moritz Wagner warms up before the Michigan-Connecticut game on Wednesday at the Battle 4 Atlantis.

The season is just four games old, but it’s somehow crunch time for the Michigan men’s basketball team.

The Michigan bench looks on during its 74-60 loss to Connecticut on Wednesday night.

In each of Michigan’s first three games, Beilein played 11 players or more for at least five minutes. Against the Huskies, just seven Michigan players saw action for that long.

Caris Levert scored 21 points in Michigan's loss to Connecticut on Wednesday.

Try as it might, the Michigan men’s basketball team simply couldn’t make shots from beyond the 3-point line, or, for that matter, anywhere on the floor in its 74-60 loss to No. 18 Connecticut on Wednesday.

Michigan men's basketball coach John Beilein addresses the media Tuesday ahead of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in The Bahamas.

PARADISE ISLAND, The Bahamas — The Atlantis Paradise Island resort has all the makings of a perfect weeklong getaway spot. Palm trees line the property, balconies overlook the ocean, and get this: the resort doesn’t just feature a lazy river — it has a crazy river, too.

The court at Imperial Arena at the Atlantis Paradise Island Resort in The Bahamas.

The Daily lays out the Wolverines’ potential paths through the tournament, complete with game times, broadcast information and more. Stick around at the end for a tourney breakdown and some predictions, too.

John Beilein will attempt to trim his rotation during the trip to the Bahamas.

The Wolverines left for the eight-team tournament, hosted by the Atlantis Paradise Resort off the shores of Nassau, Bahamas, on Monday evening.

Junior guard Derrick Walton Jr. moves up the court in Michigan's 86-70 loss to Xavier on November 21.

Despite Caris LeVert’s spirited 29-point performance, the Musketeers’ physicality proved too much for the Wolverines to handle.

Derrick Walton Jr. and Michigan's backcourt will face lengthy guards against Xavier.

The pebble, Beilein said Thursday, is random inconsistency in games and in practice.