Michigan, Texas Tech ride momentum into Bahamas matchup

Coming off stirring rallies, Michigan and Texas Tech meet in the fifth-place game of the Battle 4 Atlantis on Friday night in Paradise Island, Bahamas. Michigan (4-2) advanced with an 83-78 win over Stanford on Thursday. Dug McDaniel scored half of his 20 points in the final 6:38, and he also had eight assists. The Wolverines trailed by seven points early in the second half before going on a 22-2 run, highlighted by three straight

Michigan bids to bounce back vs. Stanford in Bahamas

Dug McDaniel was missing early and Olivier Nkamhoua was missing late. With Michigan unable to get the best out of its two best players, the Wolverines dropped an opening-round 71-67 loss to Memphis in the Battle 4 Atlantis and fell to the consolation round. The Wolverines (3-2) will hope for more from their top two scorers on Thursday when they face Stanford (3-2) in Paradise Island, Bahamas. Stanford fell 77-74 in double overtime against No.

Top defenses match up as No. 2 Ohio State visits No. 3 Michigan

The bitter rivalry between No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3 Michigan has brokered many a storyline, and the 2023 edition will add a strange chapter when the teams meet Saturday in Ann Arbor, Mich. On the line are a spot in the Big Ten Championship Game against Iowa and College Football Playoff implications, but Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh will be serving the last of a three-game suspension. He was sidelined by the conference because

Penny Hardaway returns, Memphis squares off vs. Michigan

One commonality for Memphis and Michigan this season: operating in missing coach formation. Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway was suspended for the first three games for recruiting violations, while Michigan head coach Juwan Howard is continuing to recover from an offseason heart procedure. Howard is still out and Hardaway will return to the bench when the Tigers and Wolverines meet on Wednesday in a first round Battle 4 Atlantis contest in Nassau, Bahamas. Memphis is

No. 3 Michigan vies for win No. 1,000 in clash vs. Maryland

Michigan’s football program is making a serious run for a College Football Playoff berth and America’s favorite soap opera at the same time. The controversy swirling around coach Jim Harbaugh and his staff has taken many twists and turns. The team’s drive for a national championship, however, remains undeterred. The Wolverines (10-0, 7-0 Big Ten), ranked No. 3 in the latest poll, will play their penultimate regular-season game against Maryland on Saturday at College Park,

New-look Michigan, St. John’s meet at Madison Square Garden

St. John’s and Michigan showcased relatively new rosters and succeeded in double-digit victories. On Monday, both schools may get a better gauge on how the rosters perform when Michigan visits St. John’s in New York for a matchup in the Gavitt games at Madison Square Garden. St. John’s (1-0) is making its debut at MSG under new coach Rick Pitino, who said he wanted to play more games there. The Red Storm are playing their

Michigan strives for balance vs. Youngstown State

Michigan made a smashing first impression on Tuesday and the Wolverines are determined to be just as good in the second game of the season when they host Youngstown State on Friday. Coming off an impressive performance in its season opener on Tuesday against UNC Asheville, rolling to a 99-74 victory, Michigan loved what it saw from several new players. The most notable debut came from Olivier Nkamhoua, a transfer from Tennessee who had 25

No. 3 Michigan steeled by critics, marches into No. 10 Penn State

Under siege off the field, Michigan and coach Jim Harbaugh have yet to be affected on the field. That could change Saturday when the Wolverines, ranked third in the latest College Football Playoff rankings, roll into University Park, Pa. to face No. 10 Penn State. Michigan (9-0 overall, 6-0 Big Ten) hasn’t faced a close call all season. The lowest margin of victory was 24 points. Harbaugh served an NCAA suspension during the first four

Michigan makeover reveal comes Tuesday vs. UNC-Asheville

The University of Michigan basketball team has a completely different look this season. The team’s top scorer and rebounder each of the past two seasons, Hunter Dickinson, transferred to Kansas. Guards Jett Howard and Kobe Bufkin were selected in the top half of the NBA draft. Juwan Howard remains the head coach. But he underwent heart surgery in September and he’s still in the recovery phase. Another of his sons, Jace Howard, will miss 4-6