The WHAC men's basketball awards were released and four Wolverines were named to the All-Academic Team. Seniors AJ Dombrowski, Balazs Juhasz, and Dustin Sielski along with junior Brandon Kennedy received honors. In order to be on the All-Academic Team a student-athlete must be a junior or above in academic standing with a minumum cumulative grade point average of 3.25. The four Michigan-Dearborn players on the WHAC All-Academic Team trail only Madonna who had five players on the team.
Detroit, MI - In their final game of the season the men's basketball team came out flat and could not recover. The Wolverines (8-22, 5-17) lost to the Marygrove College Mustangs (4-26, 3-19) 73-70 on Saturday. In the first half, Michigan-Dearborn shot just 26% from the field including going 0-6 from three-point range, which led to a 44-27 halftime deficit.
After two big wins over Madonna and Siena Heights and scoring 17 points and 16 points repsectively, junior guard Jamiel Strickland was named the Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) player of the week. Strickland led the Wolverines in both games in points and tied for the team high with five rebounds in each game.