Michigan preparing for “freight train” as Tar Heels visit Crisler

The Big Ten – ACC Challenge kicked off on Tuesday night with Michigan State losing to Louisville, but the most anticipated game of this early season battle played annually between the two top conferences comes on Wednesday from Crisler Arena. Wednesday’s match-up between the No. 7 Wolverines and the No. 11 North Carolina Tar Heels has all … Read more

3 Things we know about Michigan State hoops thus far

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-Second Round-Kansas vs Michigan State

The college basketball season is underway and some teams have already made big impressions, both good (Duke University, 8-0 on the year) and bad (University of Arizona, 3-3 on the year). The Michigan State Spartans began the season with the usual “Tom Izzo Grind” schedule of facing Duke the second game of the year, then … Read more

LOOK: Michigan hoops finalizes non-conference slate for upcoming season

NCAA Basketball: Michigan at Minnesota

The Michigan Wolverines men’s hoops team will open their 2017-18 season on Saturday, November 11 at home against North Florida. The game will be a ‘mainland’ game to kickstart the Maui Invitational before the Wolverines head for islands later that month. In that 11/11 game, the team will hold pregame ceremonies honoring last year’s Big … Read more

LOOK: Dates for Michigan and MSU match-ups in Big Ten/ACC Challenge released

This coming fall will be the 19th installment of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge in men’s college basketball. It’s proven to be a terrific annual ‘mini tournament’ if you will between two of the major conferences in the sport, and it’s led to other conferences forming similar events. On Monday, we learned of the schedule for … Read more

Michigan narrowly makes NCAA Tournament, heads for Chapel Hill Regional

With the dust settled in the conference tournaments, the 64-team field for the NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament is set. And among the 64 recipients are the Michigan Wolverines, who just snuck into the field as one of the 33 at-large bids. Let's dance! pic.twitter.com/kV7M9pn3kc — Michigan Baseball (@umichbaseball) May 29, 2017 We'll play FGCU … Read more

FLASHBACK: Chris Webber commits timeout blunder; North Carolina wins 1993 title

April 5 is a day that stings with a lot of Michigan fans worldwide. It was this day back in 1993 that will forever live in college basketball infamy. 24 years ago today, North Carolina edged Michigan to win the National Championship in the game best known for Chris Webber's timeout call pic.twitter.com/C19dU4n2UY — ESPN … Read more

Isiah Thomas hilariously trolled Michael Jordan after Indiana beat North Carolina

On Wednesday night in college basketball, No. 13 Indiana pulled off the upset of No. 3 North Carolina, defeating them 76-67 as part of the annual ACC-Big Ten Challenge. But that’s not what this is about. If this was just another November basketball upset, it would hardly be news. However, since the outcome re-sparked a … Read more

Crazy Stat of the Year: The No. 17 team in college football has lost EVERY week

So on Thursday, the North Carolina Tar Heels, ranked No. 17 in the latest College Football Playoff polls, lost on the road to conference foe and arch-rival Duke, 28-27. On the surface of things, it just seems like another upset of a ranked team losing to an unranked opponent. But no, this loss by UNC goes … Read more

GALLERY: College football helmets get the “rival colors” makeover

NCAA Football: Orange Bowl-Michigan vs Florida State

If you are a huge college football fan and have allegiance to a specific team, the photos that follow are sure to make certain fan bases a bit uncomfortable. Thanks to some pretty creative work by designer Cameron Nolley, we now know what our favorite college team helmet would look like with our rivals colors. … Read more

Top 10 non-conference college football matchups in 2016

In the College Football Playoff era who you schedule in the non-conference is arguably just as important as how strong your conference is. Non-conference games have become a major factor in the selection process and teams that test themselves against the best will be rewarded. With that said, which non-conference match-ups are you looking forward … Read more

Detroit’s top athletes react to Monday night’s NCAA Championship game

If you were on Twitter last night at around 11:28 pm you undoubtedly saw three things: Marcus Paige’s unbelievable double-clutch three-point shot to tie the NCAA Championship game at 74-all with 4.7 seconds left in regulation. Kris Jenkins’ ice-cold, buzzer-beating, game-winning three-point shot as time expired to give the Villanova Wildcats their first NCAA Championship … Read more

WATCH – 2016 NCAA Tournament: One Shining Moment

If you missed Monday night’s National Championship basketball game between North Carolina and Villanova, you missed what was arguably the greatest title game in NCAA history. Once the game was over and Villanova had prevailed on a last-second bucket, it was time for One Shining Moment to help us relive the memories of another tournament … Read more

LISTEN: ‘Nova, UNC, and national TV feed of championship-clinching buzzer-beater

A game-winning buzzer-beater by Villanova after a wild and acrobatic game-tying three by North Carolina gives the Wildcats their second national title, their first since 1985. Here’s how it went down from the Vilanova side on the radio. Villanova's Team Stream for the buzz-beater. So awesome. pic.twitter.com/J8jcbL7SBk — Josh Poloha (@JorshP) April 5, 2016 Here’s … Read more

FLASHBACK: Villanova’s Kris Jenkins hits game-winner at the buzzer to win national title

A fitting ending to an incredible and evenly-matched national championship game. Ladies and gentleman, Villanova’s Kris Jenkins. UNBELIEVABLE!!!!!! #NationalChampionship https://t.co/POLVkUJnpj — NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) April 5, 2016 Panoramic video of Villanova's championship-winner: pic.twitter.com/xrV8h9r3Wn — Deadspin (@Deadspin) April 5, 2016 A dog pile of Cats! #NationalChampionship pic.twitter.com/K3jxI8bE71 — NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) April 5, 2016 … 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

Final Four Preview: North Carolina

NORTH CAROLINA TAR HEELS (32-6) 2016 NCAA Tournament Path Round of 64 – Def. (16) Florida Gulf Coast, 83-67 Round of 32 – Def. (9) Providence, 85-66 Round of 16 – Def. (5) Indiana, 101-86 Round of 8 – Def. (6) Notre Dame, 88-74 In winning the ACC regular season title and winning the ACC Tournament, UNC proved that they … Read more