Darius Morris is Michigan’s Main Weapon


Just when the Michigan Wolverines looked like they were down and out, Darius Morris and Tim Hardaway Jr. sparked a rally in the second half to cut a 12-point deficit and upend the Illini 60-55 to earn the opportunity to face #1 Ohio State on Saturday.

The Wolverines were sitting firmly on the bubble before, but their new and best win of the season versus Illinois probably ensures them a spot in the Big Dance.

By: Nick Grays

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2011 NCAA Tournament Bubble Watch (3/1/11)

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It is the final week of the college basketball regular season and several major conference teams are hanging on to their NCAA Tournament hopes with the slimmest margin for error.  Here are some crucial games this week featuring NCAA Tournament bubble teams that could make or break their chances of being selected for the Field of 68.  Click here for my latest bracketology.

By: David Kay
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Wisconsin Badgers Josh Gasser Bursts Michigan’s Bubble


The Michigan Wolverines (17-12, 7-9) went into Wednesday’s game with the #12 Wisconsin Badgers (21-6, 11-4) with everything to gain after winning six of their last eight conference games. Sitting firmly on the bubble, a win versus the Badgers in Ann Arbor would have went a long way for their NCAA tourney-resume.

The Wolverines played better basketball for the majority of the game, but in the closing seconds, it was Wisconsin Freshman Josh Gasser who banked in a desperation three to most likely dash any chance of Big Blue gaining an at-large bid to this year’s NCAA tourney.

For Gasser, the shot was a lifelong memory in the making. For the other team, it was a tragedy.

By: Nick Grays

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NCAA Tournament Bubble Watch (2/22/11)

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With two weeks left in the regular season, we are hitting the stretch run of the college basketball season and teams are trying to improve their resume and pick up some key wins to help their NCAA Tournament hopes.  Here are some crucial games this week that have bubble teams matching head-to-head that could ultimately make or break their chances of being selected for the Field of 68Click here for my latest bracketology.

By: David Kay
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