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iGym levels playing field for disabled, able-bodied children

Dec. 10, 2019 8:27 AM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — One Kreps brother uses a wheelchair and the other doesn't, yet they are able to play sports together on a level playing field thanks to an augmented reality system developed at the University of Michigan. The technology, called iGYM, allows people with mobility disabilities and...

Hillmon leads No. 24 Michigan over Oakland 79-64

Dec. 8, 2019 4:06 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Naz Hillmon scored 21 points and No. 24 Michigan defeated Oakland 79-64 on Sunday. Hillmon was 9-of-12 shooting with nine rebounds for the Wolverines (8-1), who won their fourth straight game. Amy Dilk, Kayla Robbins and Priscilla Smeenge had 10 points each. Oakland got within nine...

No. 4 Michigan tops Iowa 103-91 despite 44 points from Garza

Dec. 6, 2019 10:25 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Franz Wagner and No. 4 Michigan rebounded from their first loss of the season with quite an offensive turnaround. From 43 points to 103. Wagner led a balanced scoring effort with 18 points, and the Wolverines opened Big Ten play with a 103-91 victory over Iowa on Friday night,...

No. 24 Michigan women rally to beat Syracuse 84-76 in OT

Dec. 6, 2019 10:23 AM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Kayla Robbins scored 23 points and No. 24 Michigan rallied from a 10-point, fourth-quarter deficit to force overtime and beat Syracuse 84-76 in a Big Ten/ACC Challenge game on Thursday night. Naz Hillmon added 16 points for the Wolverines (7-1), who closed out the final three...

Michigan, Kentucky schedule basketball game in London

Dec. 5, 2019 12:52 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan and Kentucky have agreed to play a basketball game in London next season as part of a three-year deal that also includes a home-and-home series between the two programs. Michigan announced the deal Thursday. The teams will play at O2 Arena in London in December 2020. The...

Sales top $200,000 on opening day for Michigan marijuana

Dec. 3, 2019 11:05 AM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Marijuana sales totaled more than $200,000 on the first day of business at a handful of Michigan shops. Adults 21 and older can buy marijuana. Doors opened Sunday at shops in Ann Arbor, and more will follow in other communities. The Detroit News reports the state will collect...

Ann Arbor weighs plans for tallest new building in decades

Dec. 1, 2019 4:45 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Construction of Ann Arbor’s tallest new building in a half-century could begin soon if city council members approve the project. The 19-story, mixed-use high-rise would sit behind Ann Arbor’s historic Michigan Theater and include 240 apartments that would be marketed...

Crowds line up for first day of legal marijuana sales

Dec. 1, 2019 12:32 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Crowds are lining up for the first day of legal recreational marijuana sales in Michigan. A handful of shops, mostly in Ann Arbor, are approved to start selling Sunday. The Detroit News reports customers traveled from nearby states including Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania....

No. 2 Ohio State beats No. 10 Michigan 56-27 for record run

Nov. 30, 2019 7:39 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Ohio State has turned what’s known as The Game into ITS Game, making one of the greatest rivalries in sports a one-sided series with little suspense. Chasing a national championship, not simply beating the Wolverines, is how the Buckeyes measure a successful season. And under...

Correction: Marijuana-Michigan-Illinois story

Nov. 30, 2019 5:00 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — In a story Nov. 28 about Michigan and Illinois beginning legal marijuana sales, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of an Illinois company licensed to grow marijuana. It is Revolution Global, not Revolution Enterprises. A corrected version of the story is below:...