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Michigan forward Isaiah Livers shoots during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Wisconsin, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Michigan forward Livers applying for early entry to draft

Mar. 30, 2020 5:50 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan forward Isaiah Livers is applying for early entry into the NBA draft. The school said Livers is not hiring an agent and would work with the Michigan coaching staff during the evaluation and pre-draft processes. Even if a player does use an agent during the evaluation...

Editorial Roundup:

Mar. 23, 2020 10:00 AM EDT

The Detroit News. March 21, 2020 Come together to stay apart. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer stopped short of ordering Michiganians to shelter in place to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. As of late Friday, three other states — California, New York and Illinois — had issued such orders, which virtually...

Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon, right center, and his team celebrate after they won a share of the Big Ten regular season title after defeating Michigan in an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, March 8, 2020, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

No. 9 Maryland tops No. 25 Michigan for Big Ten title share

Mar. 8, 2020 7:03 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Each member of the Maryland basketball team took turns gripping the trophy awarded to the Big Ten Conference champions. They wore bright red hats boasting their accomplishment, and they proudly cut down the nets on each side of the court. It really didn't matter to coach Mark...

Michigan guard Zavier Simpson, left, dribbles next to Nebraska guard Dachon Burke Jr. during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)

No. 25 Michigan beats Nebraska 82-58 with Beilein on hand

Mar. 5, 2020 10:05 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Zavier Simpson and Jon Teske got a nice surprise for their final home game at Michigan. Former coach John Beilein was in the crowd. “I did not know Coach Beilein was going to be here. I wanted to bring him down after the game because I knew me and Jon were going to give a...

Ohio State forward Kaleb Wesson, left, grabs a rebound against Michigan forward Austin Davis during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Columbus, Ohio, Sunday, March 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

No. 23 Buckeyes surge late to beat No. 19 Michigan 77-63

Mar. 1, 2020 9:23 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After slogging through a miserable January, No. 23 Ohio State has won eight of its last 10 games, a surge that culminated in a 77-63 victory over No. 19 Michigan in front of sold-out crowd Sunday. The Buckeyes (20-9, 10-8 Big Ten) did it by overwhelming the Wolverines late. After...

Wisconsin guard D'Mitrik Trice (0) reacts after making a 3-point basket during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Michigan, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Trice, Wisconsin hold off No. 19 Michigan 81-74

Feb. 27, 2020 10:40 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Wisconsin inbounded the ball and D'Mitrik Trice spent a few seconds dribbling on the perimeter. Then he passed to a teammate, who passed back. After a bit more dribbling, there wasn't much time for Trice to do anything but shoot. “I knew that I was going to be able to attack...

Michigan guard Franz Wagner (21) dribbles against Purdue forward Evan Boudreaux (12) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in West Lafayette, Ind. (Nikos Frazier/Journal & Courier via AP)

Michigan extends winning streak with rare victory at Purdue

Feb. 22, 2020 6:11 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Michigan freshman Franz Wagner made everything look easy Saturday. Everybody else struggled to find their shooting touch. Wagner scored a season-high 22 points and Isaiah Livers added 19 to help the Wolverines earn their fifth straight victory, 71-63 at Purdue. “My shot...

Michigan forward Isaiah Livers walks to the bench after a play during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Indiana, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Michigan routs Indiana 89-65, helps NCAA Tournament chances

Feb. 16, 2020 4:55 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan is rolling again, finding ways to win as it did during a surprising start. Indiana, meanwhile, is playing so poorly its NCAA Tournament chances have taken a hit. Franz Wagner had 16 points and was one of five to score in double digits for the Wolverines in an 89-65 win over...

Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers talks to his players during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves in Los Angeles, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Chicagoans: City not just NBA host, it's the Mecca of hoops

Feb. 13, 2020 2:05 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The NBA is headquartered in New York. Anthony Davis, one of the game’s biggest names, plays in Los Angeles. Both, unquestionably, are world-class cities. But in Davis’ eyes, they both pale to his hometown. And this weekend, the Chicago native believes the eyes of the basketball...

Michigan head coach Juwan Howard yells his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Northwestern in Evanston, Ill., Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Michigan rolls past Northwestern in Howard's 'homecoming'

Feb. 13, 2020 12:37 AM EST

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Juwan Howard noticed the sea of maize and blue as he scanned the crowd during the national anthem. He had friends and relatives behind the bench, and former teammate Dikembe Mutombo was on hand, too. It was quite a night for Howard, particularly with Michigan picking up a victory. Eli...