During Big Ten football Saturdays like this, how do you spin what happened? How do you put lipstick on these pigs? And even though Northwestern out-gained an AWFUL Western Michigan team by just 126 yards, they've still earned the second slot. You can argue that a different Big Ten football team deserves to be there. But my argument is pretty solid for NU. Also, Illinois gave … [Read more...] about Big Ten football power rankings: lipstick on a pig edition
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Mitch McGary, Glenn Robinson III returning to Michigan
With Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III coming back, just how good will the Wolverines be next year? Sure, they lost Tim Hardaway Jr. and Trey Burke to the NBA Draft. And that's huge. But look how much they have coming back. The #1 ranked power forward and #2 overall recruit in the nation (according to ESPNU) Mitch McGary picked the Michigan Wolverines, over the Duke Blue … [Read more...] about Mitch McGary, Glenn Robinson III returning to Michigan
Michigan Wolverines Trey Burke: top ten NBA Draft pick?
Trey Burke, sophomore point guard for the Michigan Wolverines was just named the Oscar Robertson national player of the year. And since only coaches and players care about these awards, we won't expound on this any further. Articles/posts about awards are always web traffic killers. Although it is interesting that this season has no clear-cut, defined #1 overall college … [Read more...] about Michigan Wolverines Trey Burke: top ten NBA Draft pick?
College basketball is AWFUL in all of Illinois, yet again
What a shame. What a crying shame that Chicago, which every year has some of the best preps talent in the country, has zero going for it on the college level. Unless the Illinois Fighting Illini can somehow go 6-3 down stretch (and they face some brutal opponents so this highly unlikely) what Land of Lincoln team will get into the big dance? An improved UIC team that is 9-2 at … [Read more...] about College basketball is AWFUL in all of Illinois, yet again
Hoosiers Cody Zeller is apparently a hydroelectric engineer, on Twitter
The #3 Indiana Hoosiers defeated the #1 Michigan Wolverines 81-73 as Cody Zeller scored 19 points. It's the third time in school history that the Hoosiers (19-2, 8-1 Big Ten) have beaten the No. 1 team at home, and the first time they've done it in back-to-back seasons. The win gives Indiana a five-game winning streak, sole possession of the Big Ten lead and likely the top … [Read more...] about Hoosiers Cody Zeller is apparently a hydroelectric engineer, on Twitter