Women's Basketball

Madison Ristovski is one of the older players responsible for leading Michigan's young roster.

It seemed easy for the Michigan women’s basketball team to roll to a 7-0 start to the season — maybe too easy.

Boogie Brozoski is one of three freshmen earning major minutes for the Wolverines.

The Michigan women’s basketball team lost its first game of the season Sunday, failing to achieve what would have been a historic 8-0 start.

Kim Barnes Arico has a roster full of her own players in her fourth season as the Wolverines' coach.

Michigan coach Kim Barnes Arico, in her fourth season in Ann Arbor, is starting to see things take shape.

Katelynn Flaherty was one of few bright spots for Michigan, scoring 33 points.

Sophomore guard Katelynn Flaherty put up an impressive 33 points against the Tigers, but Michigan didn’t get much help from anyone else and fell on the road, 74-57.

Siera Thompson led Michigan with five steals against Pittsburgh.

By the end of the night, the Wolverines had pressured Pittsburgh into making 24 turnovers.

Katelynn Flaherty shook off a slow start to finish with 24 points against Pittsburgh.

Behind an explosive first half characterized by Michigan’s effective three-quarter court press and 61-percent shooting, the Wolverines jumped out to a 22-point lead at halftime, and they never relinquished it in their 82-45 victory.

Hallie Thome is enjoying a hot start to her freshman year.

Pittsburgh handed the Michigan women’s basketball team its first defeat of the 2014 season, and the Wolverines don’t want Thursday’s matchup to be a case of déjà vu.

Jillian Dunston leads Michigan with 8.2 rebounds per game.

Sunday, Michigan outrebounded Oral Roberts, 37-33, and sophomore forward Jillian Dunston led the way with nine.

Danielle Williams hopes to coach one day.

When asked if she could see any players of her current rosters leading a team someday, two names stuck out to Barnes Arico: senior guard Madison Ristovski and junior guard Danielle Williams.

Freshman Boogie Brozoski played 15 minutes Sunday even as Kim Barnes Arico trimmed the rotation.

The Michigan women’s basketball team still hasn’t met its match, but it came closer this weekend.