It’s one of the most overused sayings in sports.

Angela Cesere
Senior Courtney Sims looks to dig Michigan out of its four-game losing streak against Minnesota this weekend. Sims has scored 29 and 17 points in his last two games, respectively. (BEN SIMON/Daily)

Many simply shrug it off as coach-speak.

But the phrase “must-win game” has never rung truer for the Michigan men’s basketball team.

Coming off four straight Big Ten losses, the Wolverines need a home victory tomorrow night against Minnesota. Michigan hasn’t won a game since Jan. 20, when it defeated Purdue, 71-55.

Without a marquee nonconference win on their tournament resum

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