Men's Basketball

Redshirt sophomore forward Charles Matthews had another double-double with 17 points and 12 assists.

Junior forward Moritz Wagner and redshirt sophomore forward Charles Matthews have mostly led the way for the Wolverines. That was most evident in Michigan’s 87-42 drubbing of UC-Riverside.

Freshman guard Eli Brooks in a game against UC Riverside this afternoon at the Crisler Center. Michigan won 87-42.

For the time being, the starting point guard spot is Eli Brooks’ to lose.

Junior forward Moritz Wagner rebounded from early foul trouble to produce late in the game.

The Wolverines (5-1) got the sand out of their shoes in time to topple the Rams, 68-60, to leave Maui with some semblance of a resume-enhancing victory.

Redshirt sophomore forward Charles Matthews led Michigan with his first career double-double.

Matthews led the Michigan men’s basketball team (4-1) to a dominant dispatching of Chaminade (2-2), 102 to 64, in the first consolation round of the Maui Invitational.

Redshirt sophomore guard Charles Matthews scored a career-high 27 points, but missed an all-important late free throw.

Matthews left the first free throw short. He hit the second one, but after the Tigers inbounded and made a free throw of their own, the Wolverines couldn’t hit a desperation shot, and they fell, 77-75.

Senior guard Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman missed two open 3-pointers, a common theme for Michigan.

After a lackluster 10-for-34 showing from beyond the arc against Central Michigan, the Wolverines followed it up with another pedestrian 8-of-23 performance Thursday.

Michigan beat Southern Mississippi 61-47 at Crisler Center Thursday.

After trailing at the half, the Wolverines used a 21-1 run during the second half to dispatch the Golden Eagles, 61-47, at Crisler Center on Thursday night.

Michigan coach John Beilein and the Wolverines will be forced with finding a way to stop Tyree Griffin.

Though Southern Mississippi has won just 20 games in three seasons, the Golden Eagles provide some things that Michigan hasn’t seen to this point.

Fifth-year senior forward Duncan Robinson emphasized that the Wolverines will need to rely on defense to get them through slow starts early on.

The Wolverines’ slow starts shouldn’t be a cause for concern and – to an extent – are understandable.

Sophomore guard Zavier Simpson finished 5-for-7 from the floor in a performance that netted him 13 points.

It was a plea for the sophomore guard to be more aggressive offensively — to make plays and take his shots when they’re there. Monday, against Central Michigan, Simpson heeded his coach’s advice.