Curiously, the Irish get worked up about academic fraud but not death or sexual assault.
In looking at personally flawed athletes as objects, let’s not forget victims are humans.
The state of Illinois has a beef with the Michigan Wolverines.
Jordan Morgan scored 15 points and Nik Stauskas had 14 including a key free throw to help Michigan hold on for a 73-71 victory over Tennessee in Friday’s first Midwest Regional semifinal.
Devin Gardner scored on a 5-yard run to lift Michigan to a 27-19 triple-overtime victory over Northwestern on Saturday after the Wolverines’ Brendan Gibbons tied it with a 44-yard field goal at the end of regulation.
Hoke invited a young Ohio State fan who named his cancer “Michigan” to see the Buckeyes play the Wolverines.
For 12-year-old Buckeyes fan Grant Reed, the rallying cry “Beat Michigan” has a profound meaning.
Michigan coach Brady Hoke has taken the Notre Dame rivalry up a notch.
The Wolverines took another hit Wednesday when news broke that junior guard Tim Hardaway Jr. would enter the NBA Draft.
The state of Kentucky now has two more championships in the past two years than the entire Big Ten Conference has over the past 13.
Rick Pitino knows how lasting one more win would be. It would give everyone a reason to stay connected. It would create a lifetime bond.
In a fascinating twist of fandom, this year’s NCAA Basketball Tournament has turned the rooting interests for many Midwestern hoops followers on its head as Big Ten pride has outweighed school pride.
Ben Brust scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half and No. 22 Wisconsin knocked off sixth-ranked Michigan 68-59 in the second round of the Big Ten tournament on Friday.
A quick look at what to watch for Thursday as the Big Ten Tournament gets underway in Chicago.
Let’s take a look at the floor and ceiling for each Big Ten contender as the regular season nears an end.
The 2012-13 college basketball season has been even better than most for the Big Ten. This is the year that the Big Ten is talented, powerful and deep.
Ben Brust hit a shot from just inside midcourt to tie the game at the end of regulation and added a tie-breaking 3 with less than 40 seconds left in overtime as Wisconsin beat No. 3 Michigan 65-62 on Saturday.
Tim Hardaway Jr. kept Michigan in the game when the Wolverines weren’t playing a whole lot of defense. Then he ended it by smothering Ohio State’s final chance of overtime.
In 108 years of Big Ten basketball, the 1988-89 season still stands out as the conference’s gold standard.
Northwestern needed a nearly flawless performance to have a chance of upsetting top-ranked Michigan. Instead, it was the Wolverines who opened up a comfortable lead with a stellar display of shooting at the outset.