Wolverine Women’s Basketball punches first ever ticket to Sweet 16
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The Michigan Wolverines Women’s Basketball team isn’t just winning games -- it’s making history. For the first time ever, they punched their ticket to the Sweet 16 and let everyone know there’s more than just one good basketball team on campus. Congrats to @KBA_GoBlue & her squad for reaching the Sweet 16 -- FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER!!! pic.twitter.com/NSaoSB7zVk — Juwan Howard (@JuwanHoward) March 23, 2021“It’s a great win for the university, a great win for Michigan,” Barnes-Arico said. “Great win for little kids growing up in Michigan and for the country to see Michigan is not just a football school, or a men’s basketball school -- it’s also a women’s basketball school.”
Michigan coaches join Gov. Whitmer to encourage mask usage as COVID-19 cases rise
Wednesday was the highest single-day case count in Michigan in two months with state reporting 891 cases. Whitmer warned if the trend continued, the state may be forced to shut down again. Michigan State Univerisity coaches Tom Izzo and Suzy Merchant, and University of Michigan womens basketball coach Kim Barnes Arico. Together they warned Michigan could be on the same trajectory as Florida if changes arent made. We are Michigan people and were here to support our state, Merchant said.