Through five conference games, Michigan has the worst defense in the Big Ten. The Wolverines have allowed 1.12 points per possession in league play and are ranked 12th or worse in all four defensive factors. The Wolverines have the worst defensive effective field goal percentage in the conference. They are searching for answers after losing three of their first five conference games and allowing almost 30 points per game to Big Ten centers.
What’s wrong with the Wolverine defense? How can Juwan Howard address the situation? We dive into the numbers to figure out what’s happening and what potential fixes are available.