It was a good week for both the Michigan Wolverines and the Michigan State Spartans as both basketball teams went undefeated. The Spartans destroyed then No. 18 Iowa 90-68 on Monday and then escaped with a 63-59 win on Saturday over the Florida Gators. The Wolverines barely survived a trip to Evanston on Tuesday as they beat Northwestern 62-60 and handled their business with an 89-78 win over South Carolina on Saturday.
The latest Associated Press College Basketball Top 25 has been released and both Michigan and Michigan State are in the top 10.
The Wolverines remain at No. 5, while the Spartans went from No. 10 up to No. 9. Michigan did receive one first-place vote.
Take a look at the rest of the rankings.
Could this former All-Star return to the Detroit Tigers?
The 2018 Major League Baseball Winter Meetings are officially underway, which means the rumors will be flying around for the next few days.
For the Detroit Tigers, adding a shortstop during the offseason is priority No. 1 but general manager Al Avila has said the team will also be open to adding a second baseman if it makes sense.
As it stands, Dawel Lugo is probably the odds-on favorite to land the starting second baseman job out of Spring Training, but at just 23 years of age, he could probably use a bit of seasoning.
So, which second baseman could the Tigers bring in, not only to bridge the gap but to potentially deal at the 2019 Major League Baseball trade deadline?
According to Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press, the right man for the job could be former Tigers All-Star and Gold Glove winner, Ian Kinsler.
From Detroit Free Press:
Kinsler, 36, has been a winning player for the past decade, and now he finally has a World Series championship ring to show for it. Said one Red Sox executive about Kinsler’s contributions down the stretch last season, “He was really good for us.”
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