The Wolverines (28-8) led by 15 with 10:55 to go, but committed four turnovers in the final 97 seconds.
Adreian Payne scored 18 points and Gary Harris and Branden Dawson added 15 each to lead No. 22 Michigan State to its second Big Ten tournament title in three years with a 69-55 upset of No. 8 Michigan on Sunday.
The Spartans and the Wolverines won their semi-final games to advance to the Big Ten Title game Sunday.
The school released Nussmeier’s employment agreement Tuesday in response to a Freedom of Information Act request.
Former kicker Brendon Gibbons was expelled for sexual misconduct last September; four years after an 18-year-old student accused Gibbons of raping her at a frat party.
Nik Stauskas scored 21 of his 25 points in the second half, and No. 20 Michigan beat No. 13 Michigan State 79-70 on Sunday to take over first place in the Big Ten.
The Wolverines (18-7, 10-3 Big Ten) cut an 18-point deficit to three in the second half, but Kaminsky personally went on a 7-2 run after that, helping Wisconsin regain control.
A published report says the University of Michigan has expelled ex-Wolverines kicker Brendan Gibbons for violating the school’s sexual misconduct policies.
A home loss to Michigan State’s biggest rival, with first place on the line? That was painful enough, and Izzo took a softer approach.
Coach Beilein said he knows the Wolverines need some extra toughness down the stretch to have a chance Saturday in Breslin Center,