Reactions To Michigan’s Single Play List For Next Season

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When the Big Ten released the single play list for next season, it revealed a few interesting aspects of Michigan‘s 2013-14 season.  The teams that they will play only once are home games with Penn State and Northwestern and road […]

Will DePaul’s Return To Chicago Impact The Big Ten?

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Chicago is a Big Ten city.  When it comes to collegiate athletics, the close proximity to the member universities and the large alumni bases make the Midwestern hub Big Ten ground.  They often hold the men’s basketball Big Ten Tournament […]

Minnesota Will Be Fine Despite Departure Of Joe Coleman

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  Minnesota guard Joe Coleman will be transferring from the school after they granted his release from his scholarship earlier this week. Coleman, who was a sophomore last season, will have two years of eligibility left for wherever he decides to […]

Minnesota Signs Deandre Mathieu As Richard Pitino’s Second Recuit

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Minnesota’s new coach Richard Pitino has landed his second recruit since taking the job with the addition of Deandre Mathieu. Mathieu is a point guard who has spent the last two seasons at Central Arizona College, a junior college.  He […]

Michigan State Won’t Play Gonzaga, Will There Be Any Scheduling Additions?

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On Friday, Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollins announced that Michigan State would not in fact be playing Gonzaga next season. The matchup was scheduled for December 7th, as part of a double-header, which would also feature Washington State playing Montana. It would have been a very tough […]

What Does The End Of Chris Webber and Michigan’s Disassociation Really Mean?

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In 1991, Chris Webber committed to go to the University of Michigan on a basketball scholarship. The no. 1 ranked player in the country out of Detroit, was the biggest star of the Fab Five as they entered Michigan basketball. However, after the Ed […]

Northwestern Basketball Must Recruit In Chicago

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The Northwestern athletic department loves to market themselves as “Chicago’s Team”. Anyone who has driven through Chicago knows this, as billboards boast the neighboring Evanston university’s football and basketball teams as Chicago’s own. Obviously, when the third biggest media market […]

Iowa Hawkeyes Show They Have Learned Their Lesson By Joining the Battle 4 Atlantis Next Season

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The Iowa Hawkeyes may have just shown that they learned a valuable lesson.  Last season, despite finishing 21-12 and 9-9 in the Big Ten, they were not selected to be in the NCAA Tournament.  It wasn’t even really a snub, […]

It’s Not Fair To Compare Michigan Wolverines’ Derrick Walton To Trey Burke Yet

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  Trey Burke might not have the biggest feet, but he sure will have massive shoes to fill for Derrick Walton next season at Michigan. Burke was the Wooden Award winner last season, dominating Michigan’s opponents from the point guard […]

How Will Ohio State Buckeyes Replace Deshaun Thomas’ Offense?

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  When former Ohio State forward Deshaun Thomas declared for the NBA Draft, he made a decision to further his basketball life.  Thomas was a scoring stud in Columbus and his draft stock had likely peaked after his strong junior […]

Younger Brother Darius Paul WIll Transfer To Illinois

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  Brandon Paul may be heading to the NBA, but Illini fans will still have a Paul on the team. That is because younger brother, Darius Paul, will be transferring to Illinois from MAC member Western Michigan. Darius is much bigger than his older brother, playing […]

Let’s Slow Down on Michigan State Hype, Even With Adreian Payne’s Return

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Today, Michigan State big man Adreian Payne announced that he will be returning for his senior season in East Lansing. This was after weeks of pondering by Payne over his future. The NBA was calling with a potential first round pick, […]