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2009-03-21 19:33:07

Blake Griffin had 33 points and 17 rebounds Saturday to lead second-seeded Oklahoma to a 73-63 victory over Michigan in NCAA South Region. Willie Warren added 16 points and Austin Johnson 12 for the Sooners (29-5), who advanced to the Sweet 16 for a game Friday in Memphis against the winner of Sunday's game between Arizona State and Syracuse. DeShawn Sims and Anthony Wright both scored 14 points to lead the 10th-seeded Wolverines (21-14), who were in the tournament for the first time since 1998.

2009-02-26 23:28:00

DeShawn Sims and Manny Harris combined for 56 points Thursday and Michigan shot 63 percent from the floor in defeating No. 16 Purdue 87-78. Sims had 29 points while making 13-of-16 field goal attempts. Harris had eight rebounds and four assists to go with his 27 points. Michigan (18-11, 8-8 Big Ten) won for the third time in four games. The Wolverines hope to earn an at-large berth in the NCAA Tournament, since they own wins this season over Duke and UCLA and have a 3-4 record against ranked...

2009-02-10 22:06:55

Kalin Lucas scored 15 points and Delvon Roe had 14 for No. 9 Michigan State Tuesday in a 54-42 Big Ten win over Michigan. Michigan State held slim leads for most of the second half and used free throws to stay ahead down the stretch. The Spartans (20-4, 10-2 Big Ten) have won five of their last six contests. DeShawn Sims led the Wolverines (15-10, 5-7) with 18 points. Michigan has lost seven of nine.

2009-01-31 18:07:38

E'Twaun Moore scored 17 points Saturday, sparking the 17th-ranked Purdue Boilermakers to a 67-49 win over the Michigan Wolverines. Robbie Hummel added 13 points and JaJuan Johnson 11 points for the Boilermakers (17-4, 6-2 Big Ten), who have won six in a row since opening their Big Ten schedule with two losses. DeShawn Sims and Jevohn Shepherd each scored 10 points for Michigan (14-8, 4-6), which has lost five of its last six games. The Wolverines played most of the second half without their...

2009-01-17 22:51:44

Evan Turner had 19 points and eight rebounds Saturday night to lead Ohio State to a 65-58 upset win over No. 24 Michigan. B.J. Mullens and William Buford scored 15 points each and Turner had six assists for the Buckeyes (13-3, 3-2 Big Ten), who have won three straight games. Manny Harris had 21 points, seven rebounds and six assists for Michigan (13-5, 3-3). Stu Douglass scored12 points and DeShawn Sims had 10 for the Wolverines, who lost their second straight game. Ohio State started the...

2009-01-04 16:03:44

Manny Harris's 16 points Sunday led five players who scored in double figures to pace No. 24 Michigan's 74-64 comeback win over Illinois. The Wolverines trailed 39-38 at the break and 46-40 after Mike Davis's dunk with 17:36 remaining. A layup by Laval Lucas-Perry gave Michigan a 64-62 edge with 4:57 left, a lead it kept until the final buzzer. Lucas-Perry and DeShawn Sims scored 13 points apiece. Two others scored in double figures, while Sims added nine rebounds for the Wolverines (11-3,...

2008-12-31 17:08:27

Marcus Landry and Trevon Hughes both scored 16 points Wednesday to lead Wisconsin's 73-61 win over No. 24 Michigan in the Big Ten opener for both schools. A 20-9 Wisconsin lead with 13:26 left in the first half grew to 42-31 at the break. Landry's bucket gave Wisconsin a 58-42 lead with 13:31 left, and the closest Michigan got was 64-55 on a layup by Manny Harris with 3:18 remaining. Jon Leuer scored 12 with five rebounds, and Joe Krabbenhoft added nine points and eight rebounds for the...

2008-12-06 17:32:35

DeShawn Sims had 28 points and 12 rebounds Saturday to lead Michigan to an 81-73 win over fourth-ranked Duke in the Sports Classic final. Duke beat Michigan 71-56 Nov. 21 at Madison Square Garden but Saturday the Wolverines got their first win over Duke in eight tries. Manny Harris added 17 points for Michigan (6-2). Zack Novak had 14 points for the Wolverines. Kyle Singler had 15 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists for Duke (8-1), which suffered its first loss to Michigan since Dec. 13,...

2008-11-20 23:11:58

Manny Harris made two free throws with 4 seconds left Thursday and then blocked a three-point attempt, allowing Michigan to stun No. 4 UCLA 55-52. In an entertaining early-season meeting of high-profile basketball programs, the Wolverines (3-0) advanced to the title game of the 2K Sports Classic against Duke by overcoming a 10-point, first-half deficit. The Bruins joined Pac-10 rival USC as a major upset victim Thursday. The 20th-ranked Trojans fell to Seton Hall earlier in the evening in...


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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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