As the regular season nears its end, the No. 21 Michigan women’s basketball team (9-4 Big Ten, 20-6 overall) gets set to take on Michigan State (4-8, 14-11) Sunday afternoon in East Lansing.
Hallie Thome looked around and realized there were no other options. The shot clock was winding down, there was nobody near her and — with Northwestern having pulled within single digits to start the final quarter — the pressure was on.
With 36 points on Thursday, senior guard Katelynn Flaherty led the team in scoring — again. That’s the way it always is.
Michigan has a chance against Northwestern to do what it couldn't do last season: right the ship.
The Michigan women’s basketball team is now in a two-game slump after ending its six-game win streak last Thursday in a matchup against Purdue.
After two consecutive losses, Michigan is in danger of missing the NCAA Tournament again if it can't turn things around.
Where has the Michigan women’s basketball team’s offense gone?
The No. 13 Michigan women’s basketball team was on a roll. The Wolverines were on a six-game winning streak, and attained their highest national ranking since reaching No. 12 in 2001.
But then on Thursday, things took a turn as Michigan fell to Purdue, 81-79, in overtime.
Kayla Robbins missed a free throw with .03 seconds left, and Michigan lost a heartbreaker to Purdue, 81-79.
Michigan couldn't stop the bleeding, and it couldn't score, collapsing against Purdue.