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Fab Five

ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 05: Aaron Harrison #2 of the Kentucky Wildcats hits the game winning shot as Josh Gasser #21 of the Wisconsin Badgers defends during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. The Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Kentucky Brings Up Memories Of Fab Five

The Fab Five came onto the national basketball landscape like a thunder dunk. You had to notice the five baggy-shorts-wearing freshmen starters from Michigan who made their way to the national championship game.

97.1 The Ticket–04/07/2014

Jalen Rose (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey) File.

Jalen Rose Predicts MSU Victory, Says MSU Treats Former Players, Coaches Better Than UM

“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.”

CBS Detroit–01/24/2014

EVANSTON, IL - NOVEMBER 16: Devin Gardner #98 of the Michigan Wolverines outruns Deonte Gibson #98 of the Northwestern Wildcats during play in overtime at Ryan Field on November 16, 2013 in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Fithian’s Fab Five: Looking Good For Lions/Spartans; Looking Bad For Wolverines

Michigan State -7 @ Northwestern: Cats had a hard time scoring against Michigan’s defense last week.

97.1 The Ticket–11/22/2013

Devin Gardner #98 of the Michigan Wolverines drops back to pass against the Penn State Nittany Lions during the game on October 12, 2013 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Fithian’s Fab Five Football Picks

Check out Fithian’s Fab Five football picks …

97.1 The Ticket–10/18/2013

University of Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon -FILE. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

U-M Men’s Basketball Looking To Build On 2013 Success

The team made it into the Final Four for the first time in 20 years but after the loss of Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. will the Wolverines go for a repeat this year?

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/09/2013

Jalen Rose speaks to students and parents about his charter school in Detroit. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Jalen Rose Recruiting Students For Global Economy Training

Jalen Rose and his team were talking to eighth grade students and parents at the Flagship Academy school about the next step after middle school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2013

30 NOV 1994:  JIMMY KING OF THE MICHIGAN WOLVERINES IN ACTION DURING THE 78-57 LOSS TO THE ARIZONA WILDCATS AT THE PALACE IN AUBURN HILLS, MICHIGAN. (Credit: Todd Rosenberg/ALLSPORT)

Hoping For A Fab Five Reunion

Jimmy King says at least four of them will be together in the stands at the Georgia Dome.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2013

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 06:  Tim Hardaway Jr. #10 of the Michigan Wolverines reacts in the second half against the Syracuse Orange during the 2013 NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at the Georgia Dome on April 6, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Anticipation Building For Tonight’s NCAA Championship Game

For University of Michigan basketball fans, it doesn’t get any better than this: the Wolverines will take on Louisville in Atlanta for the national title tonight, and everyone on campus is getting ready for the party.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2013

(credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Five Things: Motivated Cardinals Prevail And Wichita State Stays Alive

Even with limited drama—none of the regional finals were particularly thrilling—the NCAA Tournament is a wonderful thing, the perfect blend of fairness and unpredictability.

04/01/2013

Head coach Bob Knight of the Texas Tech Red Raiders talks to a referee. File 2008. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Bob Knight Still Not Impressed With The Fab Five

It’s the first time Michigan has been ranked No. 1 in the polls since the ’92-93 season, back when the Fab Five was doing their trendsetting thing, making Final Fours and going up against Knight’s IU teams in the twilight of his good years there.

97.1 The Ticket–02/02/2013

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