Women's Basketball

Junior guard Sierra Thompson dribbles the ball down the court in a game against University of Iowa at the Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis, Indiana. Michigan lost 97-86.

As Michigan’s No. 1 defender, Thompson is often charged with shadowing the opponent’s biggest offensive threat.

Sophomore forward Chase Coley of the University of Iowa brings the ball out of reach of junior guard Sierra Thompson in the Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis, Indiana. Michigan lost 97-86.

The Wolverines trailed by just eight going into the fourth quarter, but 35-percent shooting in the last 10 minutes prevented them from crawling back.

Katelynn Flaherty will be Michigan's go-to weapon on offense once again in the Big Ten Tournament.

The Wolverines, the No. 8 seed in the bracket, begin tournament play against No. 9 seed Iowa on Thursday.

Katelynn Flaherty earned a spot on the All-Big Ten team, while Thome earned All-Freshman honors.

Katelynn Flaherty, pictured here in Michigan's first matchup with Iowa, will lead the Wolverines into the rematch Thursday.

A date with Maryland, the Big Ten regular-season champion and No. 5 team in the country, awaits the unlucky winner on Friday.

Kim Barnes Arico's team fell to the No. 8 seed in the Big Ten Tournament after Sunday's loss at Rutgers.

Michigan was just 10-for-32 from the floor in the first half and was never able to recover from the 34-23 halftime deficit that its poor shooting created.

Katelynn Flaherty returns to her home state for Sunday's game at Rutgers.

The Wolverines are fifth in the conference, have won five out of their last six games and have only one game left against Rutgers before the conference tournament.

Hallie Thome is becoming more confident, particularly at the free-throw line, as her freshman season progresses.

After a rough start to the season, Thome has worked up to 65 percent from the charity stripe.

Hallie Thome scored 22 points in the Wolverines' win over Northwestern on Tuesday.

The Wolverines went into halftime with a five-point lead.

Katelynn Flaherty and the Michigan women's basketball team have won four of their last five games.

After a bumpy start to the conference schedule, the Wolverines have won four of their last five games.