Women's Basketball

Madison Ristovski will be one of the veterans for Michigan this year.

The senior’s consistency has been the strongest asset of her game, and Michigan will need it now more than ever.

Hallie Thome will be charged with picking up some of Michigan's rebounding slack this season.

The Michigan women’s basketball team didn’t just lose critical leadership with the departures of Cyesha Goree, Nicole Elmblad and Shannon Smith — it also lost 59 percent of its rebounding, one of the strengths that boosted the Wolverines into the 2015 WNIT Semifinals.

Siera Thompson looks to be settled in as Michigan's starting point guard.

A combination of new and old has spiced up the competition among the guards of the Michigan women’s basketball team.

Kim Barnes Arico is impressed with her freshman class so far.

Over the past year, Michigan women’s basketball coach Kim Barnes Arico and her staff searched near and far for some of the best women’s basketball talent in the United States. In their quest, the coaching staff may have compiled the best recruiting class in program history.

Kelsey Mitchell has a chance to be a breakout player this season.

Mitchell is expected to play in the paint and size up some of the bigger guards in the conference.

Katelynn Flaherty has a chance to become a leader for Michigan.

Barnes Arico cited the extra month of practice, game prep and intense competition as invaluable experience for Michigan’s underclassmen.

Kim Barnes Arico is now under contract at Michigan through 2020-21.

The contract sets Barnes Arico’s base pay at $360,000 in addition to supplemental monetary bonuses.

Barnes Arico wins gold at FIBA U19 Championship

Sunday, Michigan women’s basketball coach Kim Barnes Arico watched her players celebrate a championship win. But they weren’t wearing maize and blue. And she wasn’t in America.