Flaherty has received Honorable Mention All-American recognition, but she’s neither a Big Ten champion nor had the opportunity to play in the NCAA Tournament.
Even with a desperate effort from Madison Ristovski, Michigan once again fell short of hoisting its first banner at Crisler Center.
If Michigan wants a chance to finally bring a banner to Crisler Center, the road goes through hostile territory.
Michigan needed a pinch of luck, along with the execution of every intangible element of the game that Michigan coach Kim Barnes Arico has hammered into the players’ minds all season.
After the game, the Daily talked with Manuel about his experience working with coach Kim Barnes Arico and his reaction to the game.
Michigan was closer to losing than in any other matchup of the WNIT, but it made plays when it needed to.
Michigan advanced to the WNIT semifinals for the second straight year after a down-to-the-wire battle with Temple.
In three years, Halle Wangler has played just 20 minutes while donning a Michigan uniform, but she’s content with that.
The Owls won in Philadelphia on Thursday night, beating Ohio, 75-61. The turnaround pairs them up with the Wolverines in Ann Arbor on Monday.
Already a unanimous All-Big Ten player, Flaherty is a big reason why the Wolverines kept their 20-win season streak alive, earning their fifth straight with a win Tuesday.