Hoops: Seniors Lead; U-M Defeats Illinois

The Michigan Wolverines opened Big Ten play with a much needed victory over the Illinois Fighting Illini, 71-61. Seniors Lester Abram and Dion Harris led the way, as Tommy Amaker went back to his veterans in an effort to get things back on the right track.
January 4, 2007

Bench Sparks Victory Over NIU

Tommy Amaker was looking for his team to fire out of the gates against the northern Illinois Huskies Saturday afternoon. When that didn't happen, he looked to his bench for a spark and they came up big. Once the Wolverines were on track, seniors Courtney Sims and Lester Abram kept the engine going, powering the home team to the 67-52 victory.
December 16, 2006

Michigan Routs Wayne State in Exhibition Play

The Michigan Wolverines kicked off the2006/2007 campaign Thursday night with an 85-51 blowout victory over the Wayne State Warriors in exhibition play. The Maize and Blue got strong showings from seniors Dion Harris and Lester Abram, and also received a spark off the bench from freshman Reed Baker.
November 3, 2006

Media Day Audio: Lester Abram

At last Wednesday's media day, Michigan senior guard Lester Abram discussed his Big Ten foreign tour experience, returning for his fifth year, leadership, and more.
October 17, 2006

Amaker Preps Big Ten Foreign Tour Team

Michigan Basketball coach Tommy Amaker will be heading up the 2006 edition of the Big Ten Foreign Tour Team that will be competing in Australia from August 8th through the 18th. As the team prepared to depart overseas, Amaker took time to address the media Monday about the trip.
August 8, 2006

Abram to Return for Big Ten Tourney?

In Monday afternoon's basketball presser, Tommy Amaker and Lester Abram discussed Abram's possible return this week. After a month-long absence, the Pontiac native is poised to get back into the lineup.
March 7, 2006

Abram Still Day to Day; More Hoop Notes

Updates on the injury status of Lester Abram and Jerret Smith, the team discusses bouncing back from a blowout defeat, the Wolverines stay in the top 25, and more.
February 7, 2006

Michigan Basketball Round-Up: Dec 6th Edition

Amaker and his player's discuss not overlooking Delaware State. Plus we take a look at where things stand with Lester Abram, Jevohn Shepherd, and Brent Petway.
December 6, 2005