3 Things to watch for Michigan’s match-up vs. Louisville

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-First Round-Michigan vs Oklahoma State

The 92-point outburst for Michigan on Friday in their opening round game against Oklahoma state marked the 7th time this season they scored 90+ points in a game. It turned out to be a track meet and some between the Wolverines and Pokes. However, now Michigan will be dealing with a complete change in pace … Read more

Rick Pitino on Michigan: “We’re playing against the Golden State Warriors Sunday”

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-First Round-Louisville vs Jacksonville State

Both Wolverines head coach John Beilein and Louisville head coach Rick Pitino will be doing some serious homework in preparation of their second-round match-up against one another on Sunday. The game will be the first time these two are getting together since their action-packed showdown in the 2013 National Championship Game, one that went in … Read more

3 Keys for Michigan to beat Oklahoma State in the first round

NCAA Basketball: Virginia Tech at Michigan

There are not many teams playing better basketball than what Michigan has accomplished in the last month and change, and there’s even less playing more inspired than the Wolverines. Despite the travel troubles, coach John Beilein and his bunch soared over their opposition in the Big Ten Tournament. Strangely though, it earned them only a 7-seed … Read more

3 Keys to a Michigan State victory against the Hurricanes

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They had to sweat it out more than they would have liked, but Michigan State founds its way back to the NCAA Tournament for a 20th straight season under the direction of Tom Izzo. It was definitely one of the more challenging seasons for Izzo and company. He had to deal with injuries to his [projected] … Read more

Bracket Breakdown: Favorites, sleepers and bracket-busters in the Tournament

NCAA Basketball: Final Four Championship Game-Villanova vs North Carolina

Okay so you’ve had some time to digest everything. You have probably gone through a couple drafts, had to scribble out some picks or even trash a bracket completely and start from scratch. I can hear the paper crumbling as we speak. Relax, Nation. We got you covered. We will be providing you a crash … Read more

NCAA Tournament First Round start times, broadcast info, and odds for MSU & U-M announced

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The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament gets underway this week and start times and broadcast information is beginning to trickle out. Michigan and Michigan State are both set to begin their NCAA tournament runs on Friday. The No. 7 seed Wolverines open against No. 10 seed Oklahoma State at 12:15 p.m. ET on CBS. Jim Nantz, … Read more

BREAKING: Big Ten champion Wolverines tabbed as a 7-seed; Spartans get a 9-seed

NCAA Basketball: Big Ten Conference Tournament Final-Michigan vs Wisconsin

Despite the plane troubles that set them back earlier in the week, Michigan was able to soar over their competition in the Big Ten Tournament, totaling four wins for the program’s first* conference tournament title. [*Technically, it’s the program’s second title. They won the inaugural conference tournament back in 1998, but it was eventually vacated … Read more

Previewing the Big Ten Tournament: Favorites and sleepers, and who has work left to do

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After another wild Big Ten conference season, all 14 teams are getting ready to make one last stand in the league tournament in Washington D.C. this week. After 2+ months of action, the Big Ten proved to be a very deep and competitive league once again. But some pundits, and rightfully so, would ultimately say … Read more

WATCH: The best of 2016 March ‘Sadness’

The month of March was over. Those in Philadelphia, Durham, Syracuse, and Norman had a pretty good month for the most part. East Lansing, Austin, Lexington, and Tucson didn’t have the same experience, unfortunately. The above video is for all of the have-nots of March. This is a compilation of all the tears, rage, and … Read more

Today is dark, but the future is shining bright at Michigan State

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone.   There isn’t much you’ll be able to say to make … Read more

2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament: Every game predicted

  [tps_header] It’s finally here! With Selection Sunday in the rearview mirror, it’s time to start filling in our brackets and hoping to place in our NCAA Tournament pools. Who should you pick to win it all? Not sure which lower seeds have a chance to make a little run this year? Well, don’t worry, … Read more

The suspense is over, Michigan is in NCAA Tournament

After what has been a suspenseful couple of days, the University of Michigan basketball team and their fans around the world can breathe a sigh of relief because the Wolverines are dancing. The NCAA brackets have been revealed and the selection committee has awarded Michigan with the First Four game in the East Region against Tulsa. … Read more

WATCH: UConn drains 70-foot buzzer beater to send game vs. Cincinnati to fourth OT

The UCONN Huskies and Cincinnati Bearcats faced off in the American Athletic Conference Quarterfinals Friday afternoon. In typical UCONN fashion, the game wound up to be an instant classic with both teams duking it out for four extra overtime sessions. Late in the third overtime, Cincy’s Kevin Johnson knocked down a three-pointer with the game … Read more