DETROIT — When the Michigan women’s basketball team found itself too close for comfort against lesser competition this weekend, it turned to the press.
Thome and Michigan fought for the 88-61 win against Detroit on Sunday.
Saturday’s matchup was a special occasion for Binghamton coach Linda Cimino.
In the four minutes following halftime, Michigan shot 7-for-9 with four 3-pointers to extend its lead to 18.
The Michigan women’s basketball team may not be opening with marquee opposition, but playing on back-to-back days is the type of initial challenge coach Kim Barnes Arico wants to see her team respond to.
Thursday afternoon, Michigan volleyball’s Abby Cole announced from her Instagram that she would be joining Barnes Arico’s squad as a senior next year.
The Big Ten is now one of the most competitive leagues in the nation, and will be well-represented in the NCAA Tournament at the season’s end.
A group of five sophomores and four freshmen make up the core of the Wolverines’ 2015-16 roster.
Michigan’s sophomore guard is now readying for another five-month-long grind after reeling in hype, highlights and accolades throughout her freshman campaign.
Though the WNIT was a second chance for Michigan, it’s no longer the goal.