Michigan loses and its season ends. Ohio State loses and it still will play for the Big Ten title a week later in Indianapolis against the Minnesota-Wisconsin winner.
Thanksgiving will not interfere with the pizza night tradition of Michigan head coach Brady Hoke.
“I love ESPN, guys, I love it,” Beilein said, “but when they told me that the game was being moved back 15 minutes — something is wrong.”
LeVert put the Wolverines up 55-54 and flexed his muscles in the direction of Villanova players.
Michigan (5-6, 3-4) needs a win just to be bowl eligible, in addition to momentarily quieting the talk about Hoke’s future.
Ali Husain, founder of the “Hire-Harbaugh” campaign, said that the University of Michigan football team needs to rise back to its elite status, so he started a project in hopes of luring Jim Harbaugh to coach the Wolverines.
Michigan interim athletic director Jim Hackett says he’s had a number of meetings with coach Brady Hoke, and he was mostly complimentary of how the coach has handled adversity this year.
“Games like this are what this rivalry’s built on, when one team’s kind of probably going to be a big underdog going in,” Jack Miller said.
Johnson, who is in the fourth season of his seven-year $30 million deal, is more than $10 million in debt and has less than $50,000 in assets, per the report.
Hoke characterized the season as disappointing in terms of a lack of execution early but said he has seen significant growth as well.