Isaiah Livers is needed in the worst way for the Michigan Wolverines on the basketball court after missing the last six games with a groin injury. It appears that his return to the floor will come on Saturday against Illinois.
Livers warmed up the with team prior to the game and is expected to give it a go on Saturday. He will start and be in the group that includes Zavier Simpson, Eli Brooks, Franz Wagner and Jon Teske.
Michigan ran onto the floor for layup/dunk lines and Isaiah Livers is dressed and in it. Told he's going to give it a try this afternoon. Unclear what his role will be.— Anthony Broome (@anthonytbroome) January 25, 2020
Livers is averaging 13.6 points per game in 12 contests this season. Tipoff for the game vs. Illinois is set for 12 p.m. ET on Fox Sports 1.