It’s a rarity at this level, in any sport, for a head coach to have had no playing experience in college. It hasn’t prevented Williams from guiding Marquette to the Sweet 16 the last two seasons and a 60-30 regular season record in the Big East.
The death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.
The Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.
A strong winter storm has dumped up to 20 inches of snow in parts of northern Michigan — and metro Detroit is expected to see some more on Thursday,
Two local television stations say hackers broke into their Emergency Alert System with messages warning of a zombie apocalypse.
Accidental drowning was ruled the cause of death of a Northern Michigan University soccer player who was found unresponsive in a campus pool, according to an autopsy finding released by the school Friday.
A 27-year-old Upper Peninsula man has been jailed after driving into a bar’s bathrooms.
The seven Big East schools that don’t play FBS football have decided to leave the conference and pursue a new basketball framework.
An investigation into the drowning of an 18-year-old freshman on Northern Michigan University’s varsity women’s soccer team confirmed that no one saw or heard her in distress in the water.
A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit challenging a proposed ethanol plant in the eastern Upper Peninsula.