Protecting the home floor is the name of the game in the Big Ten, but the Wolverines weren't able to do it Wednesday night versus the Iowa Hawkeyes. Despite a double digit halftime lead and a huge effort from Courtney Sims, the Maize & Blue suffered its first home loss in conference play, 69-62.
February 1, 2007
The Wolverines disappointing 99-52 loss at the hands of the UCLA Bruins brought a lot of issues with this year's team to light. GoBlueWolverine takes a look at some of them and how the Maize & Blue might adjust as the season goes forward.
December 26, 2006
The top ranked UCLA Bruins were too much on both ends of the court for the visiting Wolverines Saturday afternoon. They dominated the Maize & Blue with aggressive defense and efficient offense en route to thrashing the visitors, 92-55.
December 23, 2006
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
Early turnovers had the Wolverines clinging to a two-point lead at the break, but a halftime challenge by Amaker caused the home team to play much better in the second half. When the dust settled, the Maize and Blue had earned a 66-54 victory. Courtney Simms finished with his second double-double of the season.
November 25, 2006
The Michigan Wolverines got strong efforts in the paint from Courtney Sims and Brent Petway in Wednesday night's match-up with the UW-Milwaukee Panthers. Both players finished with double-doubles, helping Michigan overcome a halftime deficit and earn a 66-59 victory.
November 16, 2006
The Davidson Wildcats got up on the Wolverines early, but Tommy Amaker's bunch turned up the intensity on defense and on the glass to win their second game of the John Thompson Challenge, 78-68. Dion Harris and Courtney Sims led the way with strong offensive efforts.
November 11, 2006