Michigan’s basketball managers started a crucial rivalry weekend off on the right foot for the Wolverines.

Friday evening, Michigan’s managers faced off against the managers from Michigan State in East Lansing. The full rosters for both teams will be in action Saturday afternoon, but it was the group of managers from Ann Arbor that carried the evening.

The team boasted “STILL the best Manager team in the state of Michigan” with a 68-64 win over Michigan State’s managers in the Breslin Center. Juwan Howard also weighed in on the victory.

The win is the fourth of the season for the Wolverine managers with a perfect 4-0 record. The other games have come against managers from Lipscomb, Central Michigan and Penn State.

As for the full-fledged rivalry game, Saturday’s tip-off is set for 2:30 pm ET on FOX. It should be a good one.