The Michigan Wolverines held on to beat the Syracuse Orange 61-56 in the NCAA Men’s Final Four Semifinal game on Saturday.
Michigan took out Shaka Smart’s VCU team in the NCAA tournament but that doesn’t mean he will root for Michigan.
The Final Four semifinal between Syracuse and Burke’s Michigan team will present a clear contrast in styles Saturday night
Whether they’re first-timers or looking to repeat past glory, Atlanta is welcoming tens of thousands of fans who want to watch their teams cut down the Georgia Dome nets Monday night.
Evan Jankens and I left the 97.1 studios at 4:30 am with a full tank of gas and a dream.
It happens seemingly every game of the NCAA tournament, most of the season, for that matter: Officials blow their whistles, huddle, then head over to the TV monitors to review a play.
Heading into the NCAA tournament, Michgan’s most glaring weakness was at the defensive end of the court.
From the back roads of Senegal to the middle of Jim Boeheim’s stifling zone defense, Syracuse’s Baye Moussa Keita is ready for the big stage that is the Final Four.
Michigan is heading to its first Final Four since 1993, and it was a 3-point barrage by Nik Stauskas that sealed a spot for the Wolverines.
Overcoming all sorts of adversity has been the norm for the Syracuse Orange of late.