Men's Basketball

Michigan coach John Beilein is hoping his team can rebound after a loss to Northwestern on Tuesday.

Three weeks of sluggishness finally caught up to the Michigan men’s basketball team.

Ethan Happ does it all for Wisconsin, leading his team in points, rebounds and assists per game.

For the first time in two decades, the Wisconsin basketball program is rebuilding. After two pairs of Final Four and Sweet Sixteen appearances in the past four years, the Badgers have struggled from the get-go this season.

Freshman forward Isaiah Livers suffered a left ankle injury against Northwestern, and it kept him out of a majority of the game.

Isaiah Livers suffered an ankle injury against Northwestern, and his status for Sunday's game is unknown.

Michigan lost 61-52 to Northwestern on Tuesday night.

When the Wolverines falter, they don’t do it with turnovers or obvious sloppiness. It’s a sweeping malaise that permeates every other facet of their game.

Michigan lost 61-52 to Northwestern on Tuesday night.

Michigan couldn’t get anything going against Northwestern’s matchup zone defense.

Michigan coach John Beilein believes Northwestern is capable of making a run like the Wolverines did last season.

Michigan and Northwestern have had a number of memorable matches over the last few seasons, and Tuesday could be the newest example.

Northwestern guard Bryant McIntosh says he has seen a difference in the way his team is recognized after making the NCAA Tournament last season.

The Daily sat down with Bryant McIntosh at Big Ten Media Day in October — before things started to go wrong for Northwestern — to discuss how things had changed in Evanston, how expectations had affected the team and how last season’s game against Michigan propelled the Wildcats into the tournament.

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When his team isn’t hitting free throws, John Beilein has simple advice: picture your loved ones.

“I usually tell them to think about their mother … relax them a bit.”

Michigan defeated Minnesota 73-70 in overtime at the Crisler Center on Saturday,

Once again, the Wolverines pulled a rabbit out of their hat in a game they tried desperately to lose, topping Minnesota, 76-73, in a bewildering back and forth slugfest.

Senior guard Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman believes rebounding was a key part to Michigan's victory over Northwestern.

Amid injury and controversy in a disappointing year, the Golden Gophers enter Crisler Center on Saturday on a four-game losing streak and with little to play for except pride.