Fifth-year senior left tackle Taylor Lewan did not pass on the NFL draft to play on a team that played like the Wolverines did Saturday.
Fitzgerald Toussaint scored a go-ahead, 2-yard touchdown with 2:49 left and No. 11 Michigan made a desperately needed stop on the final play to hold on for a 28-24 victory over Akron on Saturday.
Oklahoma State had a terrific season, but got by far the toughest draw out of any five-seed in the bracket. Keep an eye on Oregon.
Brian Walsh scored 16 points, Nick Harney added 14 and Akron extended the nation’s longest winning streak to 16 games with a 70-62 victory over Eastern Michigan on Wednesday night.
Nick Harney led Akron with 15 points as the Zips defeated Western Michigan 65-43 in each team’s Mid-American Conference opener Wednesday night.
Authorities in Michigan’s Thumb region say a 3-year-old boy was killed when a dresser overturned on him.