Women's Basketball

Freshman point guard Amy Dilk scored 16 points and registered six assists in Michigan's loss to Purdue.

As the Michigan women’s basketball team was battling Purdue, a more personal bout was transpiring on the court between the Wolverines’ freshman point guard, Amy Dilk, and the Boilermakers’ sophomore point guard, Karissa McLaughlin.

Freshman guard Amy Dilk finished with 14 points on Saturday as Michigan handed Minnesota its first loss.

Monday afternoon, the Michigan women’s basketball team (10-4 overall, 1-1 Big Ten) looked to get back on track after having lost its conference opener a few days prior.

The Wolverines did just that, defeating Minnesota (12-1 overall, 1-1 Big Ten) at the Crisler Center, 76-60.

Without senior center Hallie Thome in the game, Michigan struggled against Nebraska

Last year, the Michigan women’s basketball team narrowly secured a hard-fought overtime victory on the road over the Cornhuskers.

In the rematch, Nebraska exacted revenge. The Wolverines (9-4 overall, 0-1 Big Ten) fell to the Cornhuskers (6-6 overall, 1-0), 70-56. It was Nebraska’s fifth straight win at home.

Deja Church paced the Wolverines Friday afternoon with a team-high 19 points.

The Michigan women’s basketball team just finished finals examinations week. It ended with an easy test, as the Wolverines (9-3) dominated Southern (3-8) Friday afternoon at Crisler Center, 76-35.

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Hallie Thome’s injury opened the door for freshman forward Naz Hillmon to enter the game, who quickly showed to be the piece Michigan had been missing at the start of the game, as she brought the energy, and offense, needed to overwhelm the Bears (1-10).

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Dilk’s cross-court pass caught Hillmon in stride, and she converted the wide-open layup. From there the Michigan women’s basketball team (8-3) never looked back en route to a 70-47 win over Morgan State (1-10).

Senior center Hallie Thome is dealing with back spasms, which could account for her struggles.

Against Oakland last Sunday, Thome suffered from back spasms, which ultimately sidelined her for much of the game. With the contest well in hand, Thome played just 12 minutes and scored six points.

Senior guard Nicole Munger led Michigan with 21 points in its win over Oakland.

Nicole Munger led the Wolverines with 21 points in their win over Oakland

Senior center Hallie Thome  scored 10 first-half points in the Wolverines’ win over the Blackbirds on Thursday night.

Thursday night at Crisler Center, the Michigan women’s basketball team dismantled LIU Brooklyn, 83-38.

Freshman center Naz Hillmon scored 14 points and notched three offensive rebounds on Thursday.

In front of its home fans for the first time since Nov. 19, the Michigan women’s basketball team (6-3) snapped a two-game losing streak with an 83-38 victory over the hapless LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds (0-8).