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?
Northwestern damages NCAA Tournament chances in losing to Michigan
When Northwestern beat Minnesota on Saturday, the Wildcats were able to pull out the win with strong three-point shooting and ball security, despite a bad rebounding ratio. Tuesday night against Michigan, the Cats rebounded well, but turned the ball over 17 times and shot just 18.8 percent from beyond the arc. The end result, a 67-55 loss, was the opposite of the Minnesota … [Read more...] about Northwestern damages NCAA Tournament chances in losing to Michigan
Illinois Fighting Illini Choke Away BTT Game to Wolverines
There's only one program to have reached (or received a bye into) the Big Ten Tournament quarter-finals every year in the tourney's inception, and that's the Illinois Fighting Illini. In fact out of the 13 conference tourneys, they've reached the semi-finals in every year except one. Make it two after today's epic choke job. The Illini (who have the most BTT wins all time … [Read more...] about Illinois Fighting Illini Choke Away BTT Game to Wolverines