Allowing Just 44 Points Texas Tech Knocks Off MichiganJarett Culver's 22 points were a mere subplot in third-seeded Tech's 63-44 takedown of No. 2 Michigan in the West Region on Thursday night — a victory that set up an intriguing Elite Eight showdown against Gonzaga, which boasts the country's leading offense.
One Michigan Fan Has Perfect Bracket Heading To Sweet 16Gregg Nigl of Columbus told The Columbus Dispatch he almost didn't fill out his bracket last week, saying he was home sick just hours before the deadline. But he felt bad about not entering a bracket in his friend's tournament group.
Wolverines Clamp Down On Gators 64-49"Holding this team to 49 points is incredible," Michigan coach John Beilein said. "That's how we won the game.”
Big Ten Has Strong Start To NCAA’sAlready appearing drained by Michigan State's difficult victory over the upset seekers from Bradley, coach Tom Izzo winced a little more in his postgame interview on the court when the subject turned to the next opponent for the Spartans in the East Region.
Let The Games BeginReigning national champion Villanova will be in action along with Michigan, the runner-up from a year ago, while Belmont and Murray State open the NCAA Tournament as trendy upset picks.
Survive And Advance Has To Be Spartan MantraThe Spartans need to focus on surviving the first weekend this time around. It has been four years since Michigan State (28-6) made it to the Sweet Sixteen, the longest such drought of the Izzo era.
Sweet 16: Wolverines Will Take On Tennessee; Spartans To Clash With VirginiaU of M will take on the Volunteers of Tennessee on Friday night in Indianapolis, while Michigan State will clash with Virgina in New York City.
Ann Arbor's Ecology Center Finds Toxic Materials In University Spirit GearFresh on the heels of a study that found high levels of toxic materials in Mardi Gras beads, Ann Arbor's Ecology Center is out with a new study just in time for March Madness.
Troy Firm's Dashboard Offers Insight Into March MadnessFor the fifth consecutive year, the business intelligence dashboards software developer iDashboards has launched an NCAA Basketball Tournament dashboard.
IDashboards Tracking March Madness AgainFor the third straight year, the Troy-based business intelligence software developer iDashboards will be tracking the 2012 NCAA Basketball Tournament.