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Rahkman Scores 17 as UM Bolts Past Rival OSU on Senior Day

Earlier in the season, Michigan let a game slip away against Ohio State. Michigan squandered a 20 point lead on the December 4th game in Columbus and lost to the Buckeyes, 71-62. Today, however, Michigan was determined to not let this opportunity slide by them. Michigan defeated Ohio State 74-62 on Sunday afternoon in front […]

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Michigan Basketball: Which Team is Better: Last Year’s or This Year’s?

To say the least, this year’s basketball team has had many ups and downs. In the games against Michigan State, Texas, UCLA, and both Purdue games (even though we lost), Michigan looked like a team that could make a Final Four run. But in the Nebraska and Northwestern games, Michigan looked like a team that […]

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Michigan Basketball Game 26 Preview: Northwestern

Match-up: #20 Michigan (19-6) @ Northwestern (14-10) Date: Tuesday, February 6th 2018 Time: 7 PM ET Location: Allstate Arena Rosemont, Illinois  TV: BTN Line: Michigan (-1.5)   Michigan basketball hits the Windy City for a road clash with the Wildcats of Northwestern. Painful memories flood the Wolverines minds from the last time they played a road game against Northwestern. […]

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MSZ College Basketball Rankings- Week 14

  Week 13 Rankings   Previous Weeks     Also receiving votes: Kansas State (7), Florida State (6), Louisville (3), N.C. State (2), Alabama (1), Nebraska (1), Seton Hall (1)         About the Author Latest PostsAbout Michigan Sports ZoneMSZ College Basketball Rankings- Week 14 – February 5, 2018Michigan Basketball Game 25 Preview: […]

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Michigan Basketball Game 25 Preview: Minnesota

  Match-up: #24 Michigan (18-6) vs Minnesota (14-10) Date: Saturday, February 3rd 2018 Time: 2:30 PM ET Location: Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, MI TV: FOX Line: Michigan (-12)   The Michigan Wolverines are back in action at home on Saturday afternoon against the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Michigan is coming into this game with plenty of rest. They last played […]

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Michigan Basketball- Predicting the Results of their final 7 Games

The Michigan basketball team is now 18-6 overall and 7-4 in Big Ten play. The Wolverines have seven games remaining in the regular season. Here are some predictions for the final seven games.   vs Minnesota-Win Minnesota has had a very disappointing 2017-2018 season. The Gophers only have 3 Big Ten wins and only 14 […]

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Michigan vs Northwestern: Keys to the Game

  Match-up: #24 Michigan (17-6) vs Northwestern (13-9) Date: Thursday, January 29th 2018 Time: 7:00 PM ET Location: Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan TV: FS1 Line: Michigan (-7.5)   The Michigan Wolverines take on the Northwestern Wildcats tonight looking to bounce back from last week’s tough loss against Purdue. The toughest part of Michigan’s schedule is behind them and […]

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Michigan Basketball Game 23 Recap: Purdue

Michigan went toe to toe with third-ranked Purdue Thursday night but couldn’t finish the upset, falling 92-88. Michigan jumped out to an early lead but Isaac Haas and the Boilermakers stormed back to take a nine-point lead with five minutes left in the first half. Beilein’s moves worked coming out of a timeout, as the Wolverines shortened the […]

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Michigan Basketball Game 26 Preview: Northwestern

Match-up: #20 Michigan (19-6) @ Northwestern (14-10) Date: Tuesday, February 6th 2018 Time: 7 PM ET Location: Allstate Arena Rosemont, Illinois  TV: BTN Line: Michigan (-1.5)   Michigan basketball hits the Windy City for a road clash with the Wildcats of Northwestern. Painful memories flood the Wolverines minds from the last time they played a road game against Northwestern. […]

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Michigan Basketball Game 25 Preview: Minnesota

  Match-up: #24 Michigan (18-6) vs Minnesota (14-10) Date: Saturday, February 3rd 2018 Time: 2:30 PM ET Location: Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, MI TV: FOX Line: Michigan (-12)   The Michigan Wolverines are back in action at home on Saturday afternoon against the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Michigan is coming into this game with plenty of rest. They last played […]

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Michigan vs Northwestern: Keys to the Game

  Match-up: #24 Michigan (17-6) vs Northwestern (13-9) Date: Thursday, January 29th 2018 Time: 7:00 PM ET Location: Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan TV: FS1 Line: Michigan (-7.5)   The Michigan Wolverines take on the Northwestern Wildcats tonight looking to bounce back from last week’s tough loss against Purdue. The toughest part of Michigan’s schedule is behind them and […]

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Michigan Basketball Game 23 Preview: Purdue

  Match-up: #25 Michigan (17-5) @ #3 Purdue (19-2) Date: Thursday, January 25th 2018 Time: 7:00 PM ET Location: Mackey Arena, West Lafayette, Indiana TV: ESPN Line: Purdue (-11)   The Michigan Wolverines travel to West Lafayette to take on the 3rd ranked team in the country on Thursday night, the Purdue Boilermakers. This will be the second (and […]

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Michigan Basketball Game 22 Preview: Rutgers

Match-up: Rutgers Scarlet Knights (12-8) vs. #23 Michigan Wolverines (16-5)  Date: Sunday, January 21st, 2018 Time: Noon Location: Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan TV: BTN Line: Michigan (-12)    Michigan basketball looks to right the ship at home on Sunday. Coming off a twenty point loss at Nebraska, the Wolverines have questions they need to […]

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Michigan Basketball Game 21 Preview: Nebraska

Michigan meets the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Wednesday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Both teams are coming off thrilling last-second victories on Monday night. For Michigan, it was Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman who provided the late game heroics. MAAR sank two free throws with 0.9 seconds left, sending Maryland out of town with a loss. In Lincoln on […]

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Michigan Basketball Game 20 Preview: Maryland

  Match-up: Maryland (14-5) @ #23 Michigan (15-4) Date: Monday, January 15th, 2018 Time: 6:30 pm Location: Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan TV: FS1 Line: Michigan (-7)   John Beilein’s Wolverines are absolutely rolling right now. Fresh off a monumental victory over rival MSU, the Wolverines return home to play the Maryland Terrapins. Moe Wagner and […]

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Michigan Basketball Game 19 Preview: Michigan State

  Match-up: Michigan (14-4) @ #4 Michigan State (16-2) Date: Saturday, January 13th 2018 Time: NOON Location: Breslin Center, East Lansing, MI TV: FOX Line: Michigan State (-9.5)   The Michigan Wolverines travel to East Lansing on Saturday afternoon to take on the 4th ranked Michigan State Spartans. Michigan is coming off of a very tough loss on Tuesday […]

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Rahkman Scores 17 as UM Bolts Past Rival OSU on Senior Day

Earlier in the season, Michigan let a game slip away against Ohio State. Michigan squandered a 20 point lead on the December 4th game in Columbus and lost to the Buckeyes, 71-62. Today, however, Michigan was determined to not let this opportunity slide by them. Michigan defeated Ohio State 74-62 on Sunday afternoon in front […]

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Michigan Basketball Game 23 Recap: Purdue

Michigan went toe to toe with third-ranked Purdue Thursday night but couldn’t finish the upset, falling 92-88. Michigan jumped out to an early lead but Isaac Haas and the Boilermakers stormed back to take a nine-point lead with five minutes left in the first half. Beilein’s moves worked coming out of a timeout, as the Wolverines shortened the […]

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Michigan @ Nebraska Takeaways

So that game didn’t go as planned. On Thursday night Michigan got pounded on the road against a pesky Nebraska team and lost by the score of 72-52. I’m not going to do a full game recap because I doubt anyone wants to read a fully in-depth article about that performance. But I do want […]

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Michigan Basketball Game 20 Recap – 5 Takeaways from Michigan vs Maryland

Michigan Basketball hung on to avoid the upset Monday night and defeated Maryland 68-67. The Wolverines got down early, then built a 10 point 2nd half lead, then blew that lead, and eventually had to make 2 free throws with one second left to get the win. Drew Hallett summed up the game perfectly in […]

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Michigan/Purdue Reaction & the Current State of Michigan Basketball

Refs So what the hell happened at the end of the Michigan vs Purdue game? I’ve slept on it and I still have not fully figured that out. Let me start by saying that normally I’m the reasonable guy in the room who doesn’t blame the refs. But what happened at the end of that […]

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Michigan Basketball Game 17 Recap: Illinois

  Michigan 79 Illinois 69 It was a slow start for the Maize and Blue at Crisler Arena on Saturday. But in true John Beilein fashion, he and the coaching staff made the necessary halftime adjustments needed for Michigan to win by a comfortable 10-point margin, 79-69. Michigan improved to 14-3 overall (3-1 B1G), and […]

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Michigan Basketball vs. Iowa Takeaways

  The Wolverines grabbed a 75-68 win on the road against Iowa to open 2018. Led by 4 players in double digits, the Wolverines used a storm of 3s in the first half to put the Hawkeyes down early and later finish them for good.   Isaiah Livers looked tremendous tonight coming off the bench […]

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Michigan Basketball Game 13 Recap: Michigan Dominates Detroit

  Michigan 90 Detroit 58   As expected, Michigan came out this afternoon with a ton of momentum and confidence and completely dominated the Titans of Detroit Mercy by a score of 90-58. Michigan moved to 10-3 on the season. Playing without their star big man, Moe Wagner, did not phase the Wolverines. Moe rolled […]

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