In or out: Michigan
Crashing the Dance looks at Michigan’s resume. Takeaway: “The Wolverines’ profile is certainly not strong enough to survive a sub-.500 conference record, and unless one of their remaining wins is agasints Wisconsin, a 10-8 finish might be necessary to absorb an early Big 10 tourney loss.” .. Also, 15% of teams that are .500+ in conference play have not made the NCAA tournament.
U-M’s Novak just fine with fame-by-posterization
“It still crosses my mind, when I see him doing it to everyone else, so you feel a little bit better about it,” … Novak will never forget the monster jam Griffin put on him. He can’t. His mother Dana, a Chesterton teacher, has a photograph of her son’s “posterization” in her room.
John Beilein was at the Hamilton Southeastern/Pike game last night watching Zak Irvin (2013), Gary Harris (2012), and RJ Hunter (2012). Irvin is a top 2013 priority while Harris is no longer listing Michigan. Here’s a game story.