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Since signing an eight-year apparel contract with Adidas in 2007, Michigan has stuck to its guns in a traditional sense when it comes to basketball uniforms.
Like its Nike counterpart the previous decade, the Wolverines often don white jerseys with maize and blue accents at home and maize jerseys with blue accents on the road. Michigan’s maize has seemed to be turned up a notch with the three stripes however, appearing brighter than most classic Wolverine hues in recent memory.
Borrowing a uniform template Adidas used in the NBA on Christmas Day, the Wolverines joined in the three stripes’ one-tone alternate jersey infatuation during the 2012-13 season with a vibrant all-maize addition. The combination of “minimal accent color and shimmer finish” is described as a “bold on-court look” by Adidas but the results were opposite.
Michigan’s all-maize was difficult to read with navy accents and no white. The Wolverines’ best most recent uniform was a 1968 throwback Michigan decided to wear against Penn State on Feb. 17, 2013.
The program’s traditional maize and blue bordering lined the crew neck, armpits and seams of shorts on an all-white look with navy numerals and lettering. Navy jerseys with maize accents are still frequently worn on the road. In 2013, the Wolverines reached their first Final Four since the Fab Five did it twice in the early 90s.
Revamped throwbacks from that era are said in the works from Adidas. The Fab Five were responsible for baggy shorts and, best of all, black Nike’s with black socks.