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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

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Michigan misfits fill in once again in win over Nebraska

BY DANIEL FELDMAN

“I just thought that the urgency of Michigan on both ends of the floor was greater than our urgency on either side of the floor,” said Nebraska coach Tim Miles.

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Through the years: Looking back at some of the top Michigan-Michigan State games

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BY ZACH SHAW

Michigan still holds a 152-128-19 record against its neighbor to the north, including a 2-1 win over the Spartans Dec. 29 in the Great Lakes Invitational championship.

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Bottom's beliefs key to Michigan's success

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BY SYLVANNA GROSS

Frequently, athletics and philosophy don’t overlap. Yet Michigan men’s and women’s swimming and diving coach Mike Bottom has defined this juncture in a sport where athletes are under immense pressure to execute, and winners and losers are determined by hundredths of a second.

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"Next man up" mentality working for Michigan wrestling

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BY BEN FIDELMAN

Midway through the 2014-15 season, Michigan is seeing major contributions from wrestlers who weren’t in the starting lineup at the start of the year, and are continuing to succeed using the “next man up” mentality.

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Wolverines extend home winning streak with victory over Illinois

BY JACOB GASE

Michigan (5-3, 13-6) jumped out to a quick lead by making nine of its first 12 field goals, and the Wolverines handily dropped Illinois, 70-57.

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Even without their top rebounders, Wolverines dominant on the glass in blowout win

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BY MAX BULTMAN

The Wolverines were able to outrebound the Cornhuskers thanks to breakout efforts from sophomore forward Zak Irvin and senior forward Max Bielfeldt. Buoyed by 12 boards from Irvin and nine from Bielfeldt, Michigan pulled down 34 rebounds to Nebraska’s 26.

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Video

VIDEO: The Boardroom (Episode 13)

BY MAX BULTMAN

This week on The Boardroom, we discuss Caris Levert's season-ending injury, Jim Harbaugh's finalized coaching staff and the Michigan hockey team's impressive recent performance.

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Men's Basketball

Behind Enemy Lines: Nebraska coach Tim Miles

BY SIMON KAUFMAN

Nebraska was picked to finish fourth in the Big Ten at the beginning of the season by the media. Last year, the Cornhuskers were picked 12th out of 12 teams in the preseason conference predictions.

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Inside-out game leads Michigan to victory over Fighting Illini

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BY BRAD WHIPPLE

With a strong and physical game in the paint that opened up the floor for other shooters to step in, the Michigan women’s basketball team easily pulled away from Illinois.

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Even without their top rebounders, Wolverines dominant on the glass in blowout win

BY MAX BULTMAN

The Wolverines were able to outrebound the Cornhuskers thanks to breakout efforts from sophomore forward Zak Irvin and senior forward Max Bielfeldt. Buoyed by 12 boards from Irvin and nine from Bielfeldt, Michigan pulled down 34 rebounds to Nebraska’s 26.

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Inside the mask: A look at Michigan’s most intergalactic fan

BY TED JANES

Around 2011, Michigan superfan Jon Leopold began showing his support for the Wolverines by dressing up as a Stormtrooper from the Star Wars movies, decorated in maize and blue.

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The reappearance of Shannon Smith

BY BRAD WHIPPLE

For Shannon Smith, the Michigan women’s basketball season has been plagued by inconsistency. And Monday was much of the same.

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Women's Swimming

Like father, like daughter

13 minutes ago

BY KEVIN SANTO

So naturally, when the signing day arrived for Emily Kopas, the 18-year-old talent followed the branches of her family tree to Canham Natatorium. But she didn’t do it for reasons you would expect.

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Injury-plagued Wolverines search for scoring against surging Cornhuskers

BY MAX BULTMAN

After losing an overtime stinger to then-No. 6 Wisconsin on Saturday, the Wolverines will try to avoid an untimely hangover when Nebraska visits Crisler Center on Tuesday.

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Weekend sweep showcases depth on offense

BY ERIN LENNON

Scoring chances from Talcott and several other forwards showed that an offense that averages more than 4.36 goals is as deep as it is top-heavy.

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