Welcome to Thursday’s brews. Trevor Woods here filling in for the highly talented/busy ClevelandJames. This edition of brews is throwing football, basketball, and hockey at you, as well as song lyrics in the article and/or story title.
Iggy receives props
Freshman @_iggy_braz has been named to the Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 list!— Michigan Men's Basketball (@umichbball) January 10, 2019
Remember - @TreyBurke is the last Wolverine to win the Wooden Award in the 2012-13 season.#GoBlue 〽️ pic.twitter.com/kwf6N6OahN
Ignas Brazdeikis may just be a freshman, but he has impacted the Michigan basketball team in a profound way. Iggy has already shown to be a fiery leader who has athleticism and versatility on both sides of the floor. There are lots of college basketball players, and for him to be among The Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 is a great feat. Keep it up, Iggy.
Mo’s still a Michigan Man
It’s your time bro! , lead these boys to the Playoffs Set the goals high!— Maurice Hurst Jr (@mohurstjr) January 9, 2019
Donovan Peoples-Jones really started to show what he’s capable of in 2018, and when it comes to 2019, WATCH OUT.
Former Wolverine, current Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Maurice Hurst, tweeted at DPJ and told him it’s his time and to lead Michigan to the playoffs.
While there’s a heavy amount of pessimism in the fanbase at the moment, internally they don’t feel they’re that far off from making the College Football Playoff.
And then there were two
Unbeaten teams remaining: 2 (Sorry, Houston).— Ken Pomeroy (@kenpomeroy) January 10, 2019
The Michigan basketball team is currently ranked No. 2 in the nation with a 15-0 record. After Houston’s loss on Wednesday the only remaining undefeated team is Virginia. Michigan hasn’t had a cupcake schedule to this point in the season, either, with big time wins over Villanova and North Carolina on their resume.
Women’s basketball stays undefeated at home
Check out the highlights from tonight’s 79-78 overtime win over Northwestern! #goblue pic.twitter.com/G527L1PX3P— Michigan Women’s Basketball (@umichwbball) January 9, 2019
It doesn’t matter what sport, Michigan and Northwestern almost always seem to have games that go down to the wire. In this one Michigan was able to come from behind and get out of the building with a 1-point win. The team is currently 11-5 and will be taking on the Terrapins in Maryland on Saturday.
Hockey heads to Columbus
Michigan Travels to Rival Ohio State for a Big Ten Weekend Series#GoBlue // #BeatOSUhttps://t.co/QsI7jdEDSz— Michigan Hockey (@umichhockey) January 9, 2019
We’ll have a full article on this tilt later today. Michigan beat No. 6 Notre Dame last Saturday only to lose to Merrimack 4-2 on Tuesday. Michigan must win both of the games against Ohio State this weekend.
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