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Monday, March 21, 2016


March Madness is over for major college basketball teams from Michigan. The Spartans were knocked out in the Friday Upset Special, and the Wolverines fizzled out at the end against their "rival" (?) Notre Dame later that same day. Even the Spartan Women got home-cooked in Mississippi on Sunday afternoon, playing on the road instead of at Breslin due to a scheduling snafu.

But wait, there's still one team chugging along! It's the Michigan Women's Basketball team, marching through the cannon-fodder of the Women's National Invitational Tournament. The Wolverines have added three wins to their season total, and they are feeling good about it. If they can just beat the San Diego Toreros tomorrow night on their home court, they will have once again reached the promised land of 20+ wins.

The UM women "ended" their season this year with a 17-13 record, compiled against the likes of, well, the B1G Conference schedule and the patsies they knocked around in December. Against Michigan State? The Spartans held a 27-point lead over the Wolverines after three quarters, so you get the idea.

Rolling up easy victories after missing the Big Dance is nothing new for UM Coach Kim Barnes-Arico. She did the same thing last year, finishing the regular season and the conference tournament with a record of 16-14, only to tack-on four more wins in the WNIT. That's why they had a "20-win season".

They started this pattern two years ago, finishing 2014 at 18-13, only to get a couple more freebies in the WNIT to reach the 20-win mark.

So Barnes-Arico basically took her predecessors players and made the NCAA field in her first season, followed by three years of finishing with 16-18 wins and padding their season record in the WNIT. Just putting things in perspective:

If the Michigan Women win the WNIT, the sports media
will run around them with stars in their eyes.

But they have finished in 7th-8th-9th-place in the
conference during each of the past three seasons.

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