2015–16 Michigan Wolverines women's basketball team

The 2015–16 Michigan Wolverines women's basketball team will represent University of Michigan during the 2015–16 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Wolverines, led by fourth year head coach Kim Barnes Arico, play their home games at the Crisler Center and were members of the Big Ten Conference. They finished the season 21–14, 9–9 in Big Ten play to finish in a tie for seventh place. They lost in the second round of the Big Ten Women's Tournament to Iowa. They were invited to the Women's National Invitation Tournament defeated Wright State, Bucknell and San Diego in the first, second and third rounds, Temple in the quarterfinals before losing to Florida Gulf Coast in the semifinals.

2015–16 Michigan Wolverines women's basketball
WNIT, Semifinals
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
2015–16 record2114 (99 B1G)
Head coachKim Barnes Arico (4th season)
Assistant coaches
Home arenaCrisler Center
2015–16 Big Ten women's basketball standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L PCT  W L PCT
#5 Maryland162 .889  314  .886
#9 Ohio State153 .833  268  .765
#16 Michigan State135 .722  259  .735
Indiana126 .667  2112  .636
Minnesota117 .611  2012  .625
Purdue108 .556  2012  .625
Michigan99 .500  2114  .600
Nebraska99 .500  1813  .581
Iowa810 .444  1914  .576
Rutgers810 .444  1915  .559
Penn State612 .333  1219  .387
Northwestern414 .222  1817  .514
Wisconsin315 .167  722  .241
Illinois216 .111  921  .300
2016 Big Ten Tournament winner
As of March 31, 2016; Rankings from AP Poll

Roster

2015–16 Michigan Wolverines women's basketball team
PlayersCoaches
Pos.#NameHeightYearPrevious schoolHometown
G 1 Madison Ristovski 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) SrUniversity Liggett Sterling Heights, MI
G 2 Siera Thompson (C) 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) SoSerra Gardena, CA
G 3 Katelynn Flaherty 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) SoMetuchen Point Pleasant, NJ
G 4 Hallie Wangler 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) RS SrShrine Catholic Royal Oak, MI
G 10 Nicole Munger 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) FrCentral Bucks West Doylestown, PA
G 11 Jillian Dunston 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) SoAcademy of the Holy Cross Germantown, MD
C 12 Terra Stapleton 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) SoFairland Proctorville, OH
G 20 Danielle Williams (C) 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) JrSt. Mary's Phoenix, AZ
F 21 Sam Trammel 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) SoEastview Minnetonka, MN
G/F 23 Maria Backman 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) FrCardinal Spellman Bronx, NY
F 24 Emoni Jackson 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) SoLong Beach Polytechnic Pasadena, CA
C 30 Hallie Thome 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) FrChagrin Falls Chagrin Falls, OH
F 32 Kelsey Mitchell 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) SrInkster Detroit, MI
G 34 Boogie Brozoski 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) FrLong Island Lutheran Cambria Heights, NY
Head coach

Kim Barnes Arico (Montclair State)

Assistant coach(es)

Melanie Moore (Siena)
Megan Duffy (Notre Dame)
Joy McCorvey (St. John's)


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

Schedule

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Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/08/2015*
2:00 PM
Ferris State W 109–39 
Crisler Center (1,240)
Ann Arbor, MI
Non-conference regular season
11/14/2015*
12:00 PM
Binghamton W 90–62  1–0
Crisler Center (1,906)
Ann Arbor, MI
11/15/2015*
2:00 PM, ESPN3
at Detroit W 88–61  2–0
Calihan Hall (1,313)
Detroit, MI
11/19/2015*
7:00 PM
Xavier W 92–54  3–0
Crisler Center (2,613)
Ann Arbor, MI
11/23/2015*
7:00 PM
USC Upstate W 119–61  4–0
Crisler Center (1,589)
Ann Arbor, MI
11/27/2015*
7:00 PM
Hartford W 83–47  5–0
Crisler Center (2,004)
Ann Arbor, MI
11/29/2015*
2:00 PM
Oral Roberts W 61–44  6–0
Crisler Center (1,809)
Ann Arbor, MI
12/03/2015*
7:00 PM
Pittsburgh
ACC–Big Ten Women's Challenge
W 82–45  7–0
Crisler Center (1,737)
Ann Arbor, MI
12/06/2015*
4:00 PM, ESPN2
at Princeton L 57–74  7–1
Jadwin Gymnasium (1,851)
Princeton, NJ
12/13/2015*
2:00 PM, BTN
No. 20 UCLA L 77–86  7–2
Crisler Center (2,834)
Ann Arbor, MI
12/19/2015*
2:30 PM
Miami (OH) W 97–55  8–2
Crisler Center (2,396)
Ann Arbor, MI
12/23/2015*
3:30 PM, ESPN3
at Eastern Michigan L 63–64  8–3
Convocation Center (1,757)
Ypsilanti, MI
Big Ten regular season
12/31/2015
1:00 PM
Purdue L 63–65  8–4 (0–1)
Crisler Center (3,159)
Ann Arbor, MI
01/03/2016
12:30 PM, BTN
at Indiana L 69–77 OT 8–5 (0–2)
Assembly Hall (3,602)
Bloomington, IN
01/07/2016
7:00 PM
Iowa W 82–75  9–5 (1–2)
Crisler Center (1,889)
Ann Arbor, MI
01/10/2016
3:00 PM
at Minnesota W 93–86  10–5 (2–2)
Williams Arena (3,243)
Minneapolis, MN
01/14/2016
6:00 PM, BTN
No. 8 Maryland L 67–74  10–6 (2–3)
Crisler Center (1,752)
Ann Arbor, MI
01/17/2016
2:00 PM
at Penn State W 91–87  11–6 (2–4)
Bryce Jordan Center (9,124)
University Park, PA
01/21/2016
6:00 PM, BTN
No. 7 Ohio State L 93–97  11–7 (3–4)
Crisler Center (2,093)
Ann Arbor, MI
01/24/2016
2:00 PM
Nebraska L 81–93  11–8 (3–5)
Crisler Center (3,082)
Ann Arbor, MI
01/28/2016
8:00 PM
at Iowa L 69–85  11–9 (3–6)
Carver–Hawkeye Arena (3,780)
Iowa City, IA
01/31/2016
12:30 PM, BTN
Minnesota W 92–76  12–9 (4–6)
Crisler Center (2,778)
Ann Arbor, MI
02/03/2016
7:00 PM
at No. 17 Michigan State L 64–85  12–10 (4–7)
Breslin Center (8,003)
East Lansing, MI
02/07/2016
2:00 PM
Illinois W 96–83  13–10 (5–7)
Crisler Center (2,509)
Ann Arbor, MI
02/11/2016
7:00 PM
Wisconsin W 82–65  14–10 (6–7)
Crisler Center (1,777)
Ann Arbor, MI
02/14/2016
2:00 PM
at Purdue W 68–61  15–10 (7–7)
Mackey Arena (6,427)
West Lafayette, IN
02/17/2016
7:00 PM
at No. 6 Maryland L 56–76  15–11 (7–8)
Xfinity Center (5,100)
College Park, MD
02/20/2016
12:00 PM, BTN
Penn State W 78–73  16–11 (8–8)
Crisler Center (2,920)
Ann Arbor, MI
02/23/2016
6:30 PM, BTN
at Northwestern W 70–65  17–11 (9–8)
Welsh-Ryan Arena (1,140)
Evanston, IL
02/28/2016
2:00 PM, BTN
at Rutgers L 50–72  17–12 (9–9)
Louis Brown Athletic Center (3,505)
Piscataway, NJ
Big Ten Women's Tournament
03/03/2016
12:00 PM, BTN
vs. Iowa
Second Round
L 85–97  17–13
Bankers Life Fieldhouse 
Indianapolis, IN
WNIT
03/16/2016*
7:00 PM
Wright State
First Round
W 81–53  18–13
Crisler Center (658)
Ann Arbor, MI
03/19/2016*
2:00 PM
Bucknell
Second Round
W 95–72  19–13
Crisler Center (938)
Ann Arbor, MI
03/22/2016*
7:00 PM
San Diego
Third Round
W 78–51  20–13
Crisler Center (1,000)
Ann Arbor, MI
03/28/2016*
7:00 PM
Temple
Quarterfinals
W 77–76  21–13
Crisler Center (1,457)
Ann Arbor, MI
03/31/2016*
8:00 PM, ESPN3
at Florida Gulf Coast
Semifinals
L 62–71  21–14
Alico Arena (4,633)
Fort Myers, FL
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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