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Michigan escapes 72-70 as Northwestern misses 3 at buzzer

Jan. 26, 2022 21:30 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Freshman Caleb Houstan scored 18 points, DeVante’ Jones added 15 points with six assists, and Michigan escaped with a 72-70 victory over Northwestern on Wednesday night. Michigan forward Jaron Faulds missed two free throws, leading 72-69, with 8.5 seconds...

No. 7 Michigan keeps Purdue at bay in 3rd for 79-66 victory

Jan. 24, 2022 20:25 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Naz Hillmon scored 32 points and had 12 rebounds, and No. 7 Michigan dominated the paint in a 79-66 win over Purdue on Monday night. Leigha Brown added 13 points, 3 rebounds and 6 assists for the Wolverines (17-2, 8-1 Big Ten), and Emily Kiser contributed...

State wins trial over bias claims at women's prison

Jan. 22, 2022 14:03 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A jury has ruled in favor of the state Corrections Department in a trial about work opportunities for male officers at Michigan's only prison for women. The men sued in 2011, claiming to be victims of discrimination. They said they were denied certain jobs...

Former officer’s art exhibit features portraits of homeless

Jan. 22, 2022 01:13 AM EST

LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — What compels a former police officer — once tasked with “cleaning up” the homeless situation in downtown Ann Arbor — to devote his time to humanizing and documenting the lives of those very people through art? Compassion had a lot to do with it,...

Abuse victims see inequity in payouts at 2 Michigan schools

Jan. 21, 2022 19:35 PM EST

Two former University of Michigan football stars who stand to receive as much as $500,000 each through the school's sexual abuse settlement with more than 1,000 students say the per-victim payouts should be much higher, pointing to a similar case at rival Michigan State. Dwight Hicks...

No. 8 Michigan rolls past Wisconsin 83-44, moves to 16-2

Jan. 20, 2022 22:27 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Naz Hillmon had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 8 Michigan rolled to an 83-44 victory over Wisconsin on Thursday night. Leigha Brown scored 11 points and Cameron Williams added 10 for Michigan (16-2, 7-1 Big Ten), which won its fourth game in a row and is...

U. of Michigan settlement latest in school sex abuse payouts

Jan. 20, 2022 13:04 PM EST

A financial payout for more than 1,000 people — mostly men — who say they were sexually assaulted by former University of Michigan sports doctor Robert Anderson is the latest multimillion-dollar settlement involving schools faced with sexual misconduct scandals. The $490 million...

Lawyer: University of Michigan reaches $490M settlement with 1,050 survivors of Dr. Robert Anderson sexual abuse

Jan. 19, 2022 08:17 AM EST
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Lawyer: University of Michigan reaches $490M settlement with 1,050 survivors of Dr. Robert Anderson sexual abuse.

Michigan gets first win in a month, slams Maryland 83-64

Jan. 18, 2022 21:55 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Hunter Dickinson had 21 points, six rebounds and six assists and Michigan beat Maryland 83-64 on Tuesday night for its first win in a month. It was the first win for the Wolverines (8-7, 2-3 Big 10 Conference) since an 87-50 pasting of Southern Utah on Dec....

Accusers: New U of Michigan leader must change abuse culture

Jan. 18, 2022 18:06 PM EST

Two men who say they were sexually assaulted by a former sports doctor at the University of Michigan are hoping that a change in leadership with the weekend firing of President Mark Schlissel will allow the school be more accountable toward abuse victims. Keith Moree and Robert Stone...