Michigan basketball leans on steady Eli Brooks to soothe rocky stretch

James Hawkins
The Detroit News

When Eli Brooks made the decision to come back for a fifth season, it was viewed as a bonus for a Michigan team that was bringing in a bunch of talent.

Halfway through the season, it’s become clear that Brooks’ return was more of a necessity and begs the question — where would the Wolverines be without the veteran guard and third-year starter?