While salaries for athletes is not something the CAPA is currently listing as a demand, the safe bet says it could be eventually, putting the $5.15 billion in revenue of the athletic departments of the five power conferences up for grabs, reports ESPN.
If Michigan State thought that hosting Michigan without two starters was tough, wait until it gets to Iowa.
The Spartans continue through a tough stretch of games without Adreian Payne. “We’ve just got to move on,” Izzo said Monday.
Arizona and Syracuse are 1-2 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for the eighth consecutive week.
This time around, it was odd!
A home loss to Michigan State’s biggest rival, with first place on the line? That was painful enough, and Izzo took a softer approach.
Nik Stauskas made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 3:12 left and finished with 19 points and freshman Derrick Walton Jr. scored a season-high 19, lifting No. 21 Michigan to an 80-75 win over No. 3 Michigan State on Saturday night to remain the only Big Ten team without a conference loss.
Both Michigan and Michigan State have proven they can play well while short-handed – and each team should have more than enough adrenaline to put forth an inspired performance this weekend.
Coach Beilein said he knows the Wolverines need some extra toughness down the stretch to have a chance Saturday in Breslin Center,
“That’s why Michigan has lagged behind Michigan State in basketball, and frankly, right now, that’s why Michigan State has evened the playing field.”