Given some time to cool down, Juwan Howard still didn’t understand.
What they saw was Simpson falling down while shooting, and extending his right arm into Young’s jersey, right at the sternum. As Simpson went down, the jersey ripped — as the play got reviewed, Young would change into a No. 50 jersey with no name on the back.
At the end of it all, Simpson was assessed a flagrant 1. Howard threw his arms, then tossed off his jacket. Simpson and Young both made each of their free throws. On the ensuing Ohio State possession, CJ Walker got fouled and made both free throws. They would be the last points in an eventual 61-58 win for the Buckeyes, the kind of Tuesday night Big Ten game that Michigan can’t seem to win lately.