2017–18 Michigan Wolverines women's basketball team

The 2017–18 Michigan Wolverines women's basketball team represents the University of Michigan during the 2017–18 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Wolverines, led by 6th year head coach Kim Barnes Arico, play their home games at the Crisler Center and are currently a member of the Big Ten Conference. They finished the season 23–10, 10–6 in Big Ten play to finish in sixth place. They advanced to the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Women's Tournament where they lost to Nebraska. They received an at-large bid to the NCAA Women's Tournament where they defeated Northern Colorado before losing to Baylor in the second round.

2017–18 Michigan Wolverines women's basketball
NCAA Women's Tournament, Second Round L 58-80 vs. Baylor
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
2017–18 record2310 (106 Big Ten)
Head coachKim Barnes Arico (6th season)
Assistant coaches
  • Melanie Moore
  • Joy McCorvey
  • Wesley Brooks
Home arenaCrisler Center
2017–18 Big Ten women's basketball standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L PCT  W L PCT
No. 10 Ohio State133 .813  287  .800
No. 16 Maryland124 .750  268  .765
Iowa115 .688  248  .750
Minnesota115 .688  249  .727
Nebraska115 .688  2111  .656
Michigan106 .625  2310  .697
Indiana97 .563  2314  .622
Purdue97 .563  2014  .588
Rutgers79 .438  2012  .625
Michigan State79 .438  1914  .576
Penn State610 .375  1616  .500
Northwestern412 .250  1220  .375
Wisconsin214 .125  921  .300
Illinois016 .000  921  .300
2018 Big Ten Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

Roster

2017–18 Michigan Wolverines women's basketball team
PlayersCoaches
Pos.#NameHeightYearPrevious schoolHometown
G 2 Priscilla Smeenge 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) FrCelebration Jacksonville, FL
G 3 Katelynn Flaherty 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) SrMetuchen Point Pleasant, NJ
F 5 Kayla Robbins 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) SoSt. John's College Mitchellville, MD
G 10 Nicole Munger 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) JrCentral Bucks West Doylestown, PA
F 11 Jillian Dunston 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) SrAcademy of the Holy Cross Silver Springs, MD
G 14 Akienreh Johnson 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) SoRogers Toledo, OH
F 15 Hailey Brown 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) FrThe Rise Centre Academy Hamilton, Ontario
G 20 Deja Church 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) FrSouthfield A&T Southfield, MI
F 21 Samantha Trammel 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) JrEastview Minnetonka, MN
F 22 Keasja Peace 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) SoRogers Toledo, OH
C 30 Hallie Thome 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) JrChagrin Falls Chagrin Falls, OH
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster
Last update: Nov 27, 2017

Schedule

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Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
Nov 2, 2017*
7:00 pm
No. 24 Grand Valley State W 65–43 
Crisler Center (674)
Ann Arbor, MI
Non-conference regular season
Nov 10, 2017*
7:00 pm
No. 24 George Mason
Preseason WNIT First Round
W 75–61  1–0
Crisler Center (3,442)
Ann Arbor, MI
Nov 12, 2017*
2:00 pm
No. 24 Liberty
Preseason WNIT Second Round
W 74–50  2–0
Crisler Center (2,138)
Ann Arbor, MI
Nov 16, 2017*
7:00 pm
No. 25 at No. 5 Louisville
Preseason WNIT Semifinals
L 49–74  2–1
KFC Yum! Center (5,651)
Louisville, KY
Nov 22, 2017*
7:00 pm
No. 25 Oakland W 78–69  3–1
Crisler Center (2,679)
Ann Arbor, MI
Nov 25, 2017*
2:00 pm
No. 25 at Ohio W 74–61  4–1
Convocation Center (436)
Athens, OH
Nov 29, 2017*
6:00 pm, BTN
No. 22 No. 3 Notre Dame
ACC–Big Ten Women's Challenge
L 63–83  4–2
Crisler Center (3,100)
Ann Arbor, MI
Dec 2, 2017*
12:00 pm
No. 22 at LIU Brooklyn W 86–49  5–2
Steinberg Wellness Center (563)
Brooklyn, NY
Dec 4, 2017*
7:00 pm
No. 24 at Detroit W 86–50  6–2
Calihan Hall (527)
Detroit, MI
Dec 7, 2017*
7:00 pm
No. 24 Marquette W 82–76  7–2
Crisler Center (1,962)
Ann Arbor, MI
Dec 10, 2017*
2:00 pm
No. 24 Kent State W 54–41  8–2
Crisler Center (2,164)
Ann Arbor, MI
Dec 12, 2017*
7:00 pm, BTN
No. 23 North Florida W 79–34  9–2
Crisler Center (1,789)
Ann Arbor, MI
Dec 16, 2017*
2:00 pm
No. 23 Fort Wayne W 77–45  10–2
Crisler Center (2,402)
Ann Arbor, MI
Dec 21, 2017*
3:30 pm
No. 23 Delaware State W 105–36  11–2
Crisler Center (2,098)
Ann Arbor, MI
Big Ten conference season
Dec 28, 2017
6:00 pm, BTN
No. 21 Penn State W 89–69  12–2 (1–0)
Crisler Center (4,907)
Ann Arbor, MI
Dec 31, 2017
4:00 pm, BTN
No. 21 at No. 23 Iowa L 72–82  12–3 (1–1)
Carver–Hawkeye Arena (6,928)
Iowa City, IA
Jan 4, 2018
8:00 pm, BTN
No. 22 at Wisconsin W 80–57  13–3 (2–1)
Kohl Center (2,978)
Madison, WI
Jan 7, 2018
12:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 22 No. 10 Ohio State L 71–78 OT 13–4 (2–2)
Crisler Center (8,313)
Ann Arbor, MI
Jan 10, 2018
7:00 pm
No. 23 Indiana W 84–79  14–4 (3–2)
Crisler Center (2,018)
Ann Arbor, MI
Jan 13, 2018
8:00 pm
No. 23 at Nebraska W 69–64 OT 15–4 (4–2)
Pinnacle Bank Arena (4,279)
Lincoln, NE
Jan 16, 2018
7:00 pm, BTN
No. 19 at No. 8 Ohio State W 84–75  16–4 (5–2)
Value City Arena (4,774)
Columbus, OH
Jan 20, 2018
6:00 pm, BTN
No. 19 Illinois W 86–42  17–4 (6–2)
Crisler Center (3,265)
An Arbor, MI
Jan 23, 2018
7:00 pm, BTN
No. 16 Michigan State W 74–48  18–4 (7–2)
Crisler Center (3,147)
Ann Arbor, MI
Jan 28, 2018
3:00 pm
No. 16 at Northwestern W 80–59  19–4 (8–2)
Beardsley Gym (1,258)
Evanston, IL
Feb 1, 2018
8:00 pm, BTN
No. 13 Purdue L 79–81 OT 19–5 (8–3)
Crisler Center (2,281)
Ann Arbor, MI
Feb 4, 2018
2:00 pm
No. 13 at Rutgers L 56–63  19–6 (8–4)
Louis Brown Athletic Center (2,470)
Piscataway, NJ
Feb 8, 2018
7:00 pm
No. 21 Northwestern W 84–63  20–6 (9–4)
Crisler Center (2,264)
Ann Arbor, MI
Feb 11, 2018
12:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 21 at Michigan State L 61–66  20–7 (9–5)
Breslin Center (12,434)
East Lansing, MI
Feb 14, 2018
8:00 pm
No. 23 at Minnesota L 87–93  20–8 (9–6)
Williams Arena (2,415)
Minneapolis, MN
Feb 22, 2018
6:00 pm
No. 13 Maryland W 71–65  21–8 (10–6)
Crisler Center (2,964)
Ann Arbor, MI
Big Ten Women's Tournament
Mar 1, 2018
9:00 pm, RSN
(6) vs. (11) Penn State
Second Round
W 77–48  22–8
Bankers Life Fieldhouse (3,813)
Indianapolis, IN
Mar 2, 2018
9:00 pm, RSN
(6) vs. (3) Nebraska
Quarterfinals
L 54–61  22–9
Bankers Life Fieldhouse (5,538)
Indianapolis, IN
NCAA Women's Tournament
Mar 16, 2018*
5:00 pm, ESPN2
(7 L) vs. (10 L) Northern Colorado
First Round
W 75–61  23–9
Ferrell Center 
Waco, TX
Mar 18, 2018*
8:30 pm, ESPN2
(7 L) at (2 L) No. 2 Baylor
Second Round
L 58–80  23–10
Ferrell Center (4,114)
Waco, TX
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses. L=Lexington Region.
All times are in Eastern Time.

Rankings

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Final
AP 24 24 25 22 24 23 23 21 22 23 19 16 13 21 23 RV RV RV RV N/A
Coaches 23 22 20 21 21 21 21 19 20 20 18 16 14 20 23 RV 24 RV RV RV
Legend
  Increase in ranking
  Decrease in ranking
  Not ranked previous week
(RV)   Received Votes

See also

References

  1. "2017-18 Women's Basketball Schedule". Michigan Athletics. Retrieved 2017-11-27.
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