Michigan RB Karan Higdon will return for senior season; Jim Harbaugh needs to change narrative in 2018
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Michigan RB Karan Higdon will return for senior season
Wolverines running back Karan Higdon considered forgoing his senior year to enter the NFL draft, but he confirmed Wednesday that he’ll be returning in 2018. After Michigan’s loss in the Outback Bowl, Higdon had informed the Sarasota (Fla.) Herald-Tribune, his hometown paper, that he was considering declaring for the 2018 NFL Draft.
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Jim Harbaugh needs to change narrative in 2018
Land of 10’s Chris Howard, a former running back for the Wolverines, writes that fans have started doubting Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh for the first time since he was hired. Howard argues it’s up to Harbaugh to inspire confidence next season and change the narrative surrounding his tenure at Michigan.
Michigan basketball comes up short against No. 5 Purdue
The Wolverines fell 70-69 to fifth-ranked Purdue on Tuesday night, losing on a last-minute free throw by Purdue’s 7-foot-2 center, Isaac Haas. The Boilermakers (No. 7 in the coaches’ poll) are one of six teams nationally with four players averaging at least 13 points a game.
Wolverines need more from wide receivers in 2018
Nick Baumgardner of the Detroit Free Press breaks down Michigan’s wide receivers in the third of a seven-part series reviewing Michigan’s 2017 position groups. Baumgardner argues that Tarik Black returning better than ever will be key for the Wolverines.
Michigan releases details about two new hires
Land of 10 obtained contract terms Wednesday for Al Washington and for Dan Enos through a Freedom of Information Act request. Washington and Enos signed multi-year contracts to be part of Jim Harbaugh’s coaching staff.
Michigan women’s basketball gets the win over Indiana
— Michigan Women’s Basketball (@umichwbball) January 11, 2018
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