The series marks the first scheduled home-and-home for Michigan against a PAC-12 opponent since the team played Washington and Oregon in the early 2000′s.
Ousted UCLA basketball coach Ben Howland, who was fired two days after the Bruins were eliminated from this year’s NCAA tournament, held a press conference Monday afternoon.
Zack Novak scored a career-high 22 points, Tim Hardaway Jr. added 20 and No. 15 Michigan rolled over UCLA 79-63 on Wednesday for third place in the Maui Invitational.
The Spartans make it a game in the final minute but fall to UCLA Bruins 78-76, during the second round of the 2011 NCAA men’s basketball tournament Thursday night.
It’s March, so naturally Michigan State and UCLA are gearing up for runs in the NCAA tournament.
In the wake of another Syracuse tourney disaster it got me to thinking about whether or not I’ve expected too much from my Spartans and more specifically, Tom Izzo.