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.
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The Florida Gators don’t play out of the state in out of conference games often, but for the 2017 season opener, Florida’s opponent will be getting a large payday.
The Ohio State Buckeyes have run roughshod over the Big Ten Conference this year and stand one win away from claiming the Big Ten Championship.
Rick Pitino capped the greatest week of his life with the prize he wanted most of all.
Mark Maloney stood outside the Final Four Bracket Town fan bonanza decked out in his Florida Gators baseball cap and a Fighting Illini windbreaker from his home state University of Illinois.
The Wolverines have a chance to do something the Fab Five never did: win a national championship. Michigan, making its first Final Four appearance since the Fab Five era, takes on suffocating Syracuse in a national semifinal Saturday night that presents a clear contrast in styles.
When it was announced the Division II and Division III national championships will be played during Final Four weekend as part of the NCAA’s 75th anniversary celebration, Aaron Toomey, Willy Workman and Peter Kaasila were exactly where you’d expect them to be – in the library.
Trey Burke was a 16-month-old toddler the last time Michigan was playing this late in the NCAA tournament.
It’s been more than 20 years since the Michigan Wolverines first trotted out five freshman stars nicknamed “The Fab Five.” But, despite the hoopla, they never won a NCAA Championship, but the last member still active in the NBA now has his championship ring.