Haven’t done a links post in a while so a couple of these are a little old.
Michigan with a 9 seed and 7 teams from the Big Ten. Have to remember that it’s January and bracketology is relatively meaningless.
Michigan falls out of both polls (26 AP, 28 Coaches), no surprise really but I’m not sure how Minnesota moved up in the coaches poll. Duke is at #2 and UCLA is at #7/#10.
- Tempo Free Aerial
Through the early conference games Michigan is the worst defense and fourth best offense.
- DeShawn Sims speaks up, steps up for Wolverines
Peedi steps up in the locker room at halftime.
- Manny Harris, DeShawn Sims lead basketball revival at Michigan
“I heard of the Fab Five but didn’t understand the level of it till I got here,” Harris said. “I’ve met Jalen Rose and Jimmy King. They said, ‘Work hard to bring it back.’ “
- Beilein wary of Indiana ($)
- Ohio State Game Preview
MSU looks to continue their hot start in conference play against an OSU team that is on the verge of falling apart.
- Know Your Enemy: Purdue Boilermakers
PSU looks to try to upset a Purdue team with an ailing star in Robbie Hummel.
- U-M’s defense quickly emerges
“The defense only works as well as we are willing to work at it,” Novak said. “When you do a trap, you really have to commit. When you’re in man, you have to commit to being with your man no matter what.”
- Mike Nadel: Big Ten hoops are big-time again
So much depth…
- The New #1: Is Pitt It?
Big Ten Wonk takes a look at Pitt and the search for a new #1 now that UNC went down.
- Crater to South Florida