This list includes five of the best rock ‘n roll cities in America, with honorable mentions to the cities of Austin, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, Philadelphia and Seattle.
The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.
Gary Harris scored a team high 23 points helping the Michigan State Spartans to advance to the round of 16 after beating the Memphis Tigers 70-48 on Saturday during third round play at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Michigan State opened the NCAA tournament with a 65-54 win over Valparaiso.
When D.J. Stephens is dunking and blocking shots, Memphis looks like a team that could make an extended run in this NCAA tournament.
Mike Conley scored 19 points, Zach Randolph had his 31st double-double and Memphis won its fourth straight game Tuesday night, 105-91 at Detroit.
Two suspected burglars are jailed after they were caught breaking into the home of one of their grandmothers.
Ann Arbor-based Merit Network Inc. has selected Memphis, Tennessee-based Power & Telephone Supply Co. as materials supplier for Merit’s Round 1 broadband stimulus project, Reach-3MC.