WATCH: Matt McQuaid banks home a circus shot at the buzzer vs. Syracuse

Fewer things, if anything, can spark a team in basketball than going into halftime after making a big shot before the buzzer sounds. We saw it Saturday night (well, early Sunday morning, technically) when Michigan’s Jordan Poole drained a three as time expired, giving the Wolverines the win and a spot in next week’s Sweet … Read more

FLASHBACK: Michigan State defeats Syracuse in 2000 NCAA regional semifinals

Sunday’s second-round matchup between 3-seed Michigan State and 11-seed Syracuse will mark just the seventh meeting all-time between the two storied programs, and just the second game head-to-head in the NCAA Tournament. MSU fans should have fond memories of the first such matchup against the Orange, which was also the first ever meeting all-time. It … Read more

PREVIEW: Michigan State faces tough Syracuse defense in Round of 32

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

Michigan State (largely) took care of business on Friday in Detroit when they fended off (14) Bucknell 82-78. RECAP: The 3-seed Spartans really flexed their muscles in the second half, taking a four-point halftime lead and expanding it to as many as 18 well into the late stages of the second half. Bucknell made the final … Read more

Former Michigan running back Mike Hart to be new RB coach at Indiana

Former Michigan running back Mike Hart has been busy with football since departing Ann Arbor. After a brief stint in the NFL, Hart quickly joined the sidelines to be a running backs coach. Come next fall, he will be back in the Big Ten holding that same position at Indiana. Can confirm IU intends to hire … Read more

LOOK: College football teams pay homage to military on Saturday

Friday was officially Veterans Day. But really all weekend, many teams, college and professional, are paying honor and tribute in various ways to the armed forces around the world as way of thanking them to the service. Quite frankly, we should always remind ourselves to do it and think about the brave men and women … Read more

Pistons select Syracuse G/F Michael Gbinije with No. 49 overall pick in NBA Draft

With their second-round and 49th overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, your Detroit Pistons select Syracuse Orange guard/forward Michael Gbinije. With the 49th pick of the #NBADraft, Detroit Pistons select Michael Gbinije, SF out of Syracuse. pic.twitter.com/8xKNzXxLLe — NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) June 24, 2016 BREAKING: Michael Gbinije goes 49th overall to Detroit https://t.co/YqTUWD6Tfj — … Read more

2016 Final Four Preview

2016 Men’s Final Four Where: NRG Stadium – Houston, TX When: Saturday, April 2nd Tip-off: Approx. 6:09 p.m. ET on TBS (second game @ approx. 8:49 p.m. ET)   GAME 1 – VILLANOVA WILDCATS vs OKLAHOMA SOONERS Villanova 33-5 (16-2 Big East) Final Four appearances: 5th (first since 2009) Tournament appearances: 36th (fourth straight) Oklahoma … Read more

NCAA Tournament: Power Rankings for the Sweet 16

The first weekend of the NCAA Men’s Division-I Basketball Tournament is what ultimately gives it the nickname ‘March Madness’. The ‘Cinderellas’ show up as huge underdogs and for one game, they put it out all on the line and pull off stunners. In this year’s tournament, 13 lower seeds won their first round matchups. Of … Read more

Conference Tournament Preview – ACC

[tps_header]For years, the Atlantic Coast Conference was largely top-heavy every season on the hardwood, dominated by the rivals of Tobacco Road – North Carolina and Duke. However, the arrival of powers from the original and now fizzled-out Big East combined with new faces making some noise has made the ACC has been one of the deepest … Read more

Jalen Rose says recruiting visits included drinking and women

The current recruiting scandal at the University of Louisville has everybody talking about what goes on when recruits make official visits to colleges. Luckily for us, former University of Michigan hoopster Jalen Rose took the time to shed some light on that exact scenario. Rose talked openly on the “Jalen and Jacoby” podcast at ESPN.com about … Read more