The Wolverines raised their Final Four banner from last season to the rafters Friday night, then dispatched Division I newcomer UMass-Lowell 69-42.
Glenn Robinson III scored 33 points on 12-of-15 shooting and Michigan won its exhibition opener, 117-44 over Concordia on Tuesday night.
WWJ Sports Anchor Ryan Wooley spoke with former Michigan standout Trey Burke about the upcoming NBA draft.
Trey Burke scored a game high 26 points and the Michigan Wolverines rally in the second half to beat the Illinois Fighting Illini 71-58 Sunday afternoon.
Michigan recently hasn’t looked much like the same team that easily disposed of Illinois last month. By the same token, the Fighting Illini have turned things around and are the hottest team in the Big Ten.
Trey Burke scored a season-high 29 points to push the Michigan Wolverines past the Penn State Nittany Lions 79 – 71 on Sunday.
Michigan (21-4, 8-4) opened 20-1 but since has dropped three of four, with its lone victory coming 76-74 in overtime over then-No. 10 Ohio State on Feb. 5.
A clutch 3-pointer by each team put the game into OT with the Wisconsin Badgers getting the final say beating the Michigan Wolverines 65-62 on Saturday.
It’s the first time Michigan has been ranked No. 1 in the polls since the ’92-93 season, back when the Fab Five was doing their trendsetting thing, making Final Fours and going up against Knight’s IU teams in the twilight of his good years there.
After stumbling in December against Butler and again early in conference play against Wisconsin, the Hoosiers (18-2, 7-1) have been trying to play their way back to the No. 1 spot they held through the first month of the season.