Smiling despite evident frustration, Beilein opened up his media availability Monday by talking about the travel.
Syracuse is a unanimous No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for the second straight week while SMU moved into the Top 25 for the first time in almost three decades.
Keith Appling could miss a couple weeks for No. 9 Michigan State because of a right wrist injury.
A desperation 3 by Michigan State from midcourt banged off the rim as time expired, and the Wisconsin faithful erupted with applause.
Adreian Payne scored 12 points in his return from a foot injury, and No. 9 Michigan State kept pace atop the Big Ten with an 82-67 victory over Penn State on Thursday night.
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MICHIGAN – National rankings (Rivals 31; Scout 27).
Ohio State signed the best recruiting class in the Big Ten. Michigan signed the best player. And Michigan State parlayed its conference championship and Rose Bowl victory into its best letter-of-intent signing day in five years.
Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio will talk about the 2014 class at a 3 p.m. ET signing day press conference in East Lansing.
Five-star defensive line recruit Malik McDowell is headed to Michigan State.