Jordan Morgan scored on a layup with 7.9 seconds left, giving No. 8 Michigan a 64-63 victory over Illinois in Friday’s Big Ten tournament.
Nik Stauskas scored 24 points and No. 12 Michigan shot 70 percent from the 3-point line to win its first Big Ten title outright since 1986 with an 84-53 victory over Illinois on Tuesday night.
Illinois guard Kendrick Nunn made it two in a row with the Big Ten’s decision Monday to name him its freshman of the week.
The data network provider US Signal said Tuesday that it is firing up new fiber optic connectivity in 52 telephone company central offices in Michigan, Illinois and Indiana.
All Lenzelle Smith Jr. wanted was to see his teammates happy for a change.
Gary Harris scored 23 points and Denzel Valentine pulled down 11 rebounds to lead No. 4 Michigan State past Illinois 78-62 on Saturday.
John Groce liked a lot of what No. 23 Illinois did on Sunday. They just didn’t do enough of it on offense.
Illinois quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase’s father has been banned from campus for a year after his arrest over an altercation at Saturday’s football game, university police said Tuesday.
Connor Cook threw for three touchdowns and Michigan State’s defense locked down Illinois Saturday on the way to a 42-3 win.
Illinois defensive coordinator Tim Banks says he’s never been around a team that has as much trouble creating turnovers as his Illini.