Kim Barnes Arico needs to figure out how she can extend early momentum further into the season.
Toward the beginning of the week, Jillian Dunston had a feeling that she would be in the Michigan women’s basketball team’s starting lineup Thursday night.
Madison Ristovski jumped in front of a driving Xavier guard, put her hands up, set her feet and took the charge. The Michigan bench was ignited, rising to its feet before the referee could even corral the basketball.
After an exhausting two games in two days, the Wolverines had the chance to regroup, watch film and prepare ahead of their most difficult test yet.
At the end of the first half of Sunday’s game against Detroit, the Michigan women’s basketball team turned around its initially lackluster offense to go up 49-27 by halftime.
The freshman guard co-led the Wolverines in scoring on Saturday against Binghamton with 19 points.
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.