Michigan flashes potential in 1st game without Juwan Howard


              Rutgers guard Geo Baker (0) waits for the inbounds pass as the Michigan bench reacts after a basket during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
            
              Michigan guard Kobe Bufkin (2) drives as Rutgers forward Aundre Hyatt (5) defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
            
              Michigan forward Brandon Johns Jr. (23) and Rutgers guard Paul Mulcahy (4) chase the loose ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
            
              Michigan guard DeVante' Jones (12) is defended by Rutgers center Clifford Omoruyi during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
            
              Michigan forward Brandon Johns Jr. (23) pulls down a rebound next to Rutgers center Clifford Omoruyi (11) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
            
              Rutgers head coach Steve Pikiell, right, hugs Michigan interim head coach Phil Martelli after the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
            
              Michigan interim head coach Phil Martelli signals from the sideline during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Rutgers, Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
            
              Michigan head coach Juwan Howard speaks to the media regarding a fight that broke out on the court after an NCAA college basketball game against Wisconsin in Madison, Wis., Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022. (Amber Arnold/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
            
              Michigan interim head coach Phil Martelli walks off the court after a win against Rutgers in an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
            
              Michigan interim head coach Phil Martelli watches from the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Rutgers, Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Michigan flashes potential in 1st game without Juwan Howard