Michigan pulled within one in the top of the eighth when Michael O’Neill led off with a triple to left-center and scored on a sacrifice fly by Travis Maezes.
No. 6-seed Michigan next plays No. 5 Illinois at 1:05 p.m. Thursday in the double-elimination tournament. No. 4 Minnesota beat No. 5 Illinois, 3-2, Wednesday.
The Wolverines are making their 22nd tournament appearance, which is third among all Big Ten teams, and first since 2010. The Wolverines have won eight conference tournaments with the most recent triumph coming in 2008.
Needing a win to make the Big Ten tournament field, the Wolverines set a season high in runs and hits (23) in a 19-9 victory over Nebraska in Lincoln on Saturday afternoon. The teams meet again Wednesday in the tournament.
Though the Duke coach had repeatedly said he wouldn’t be back after last summer, USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo says they spoke about a week ago and there has been “movement” toward a return.
English has pledged to skydive if EMU can raise at least $60,000 through its golf outing June 8 and other donations. He got four of his assistants, including former Michigan running back Mike Hart, to agree to jump if EMU raises at least $30,000.
The Big Ten released its schedule of conference games for the 2014 season — the first season with new members Rutgers and Maryland, and the first season with the new East and West Divisions.
At the Big Ten’s spring meetings on Wednesday, commissioner Jim Delany talked about the conference getting away from the standard slotting of teams and putting in a set of parameters to avoid "bowl fatigue."
A year ago, the Big Ten's athletic directors sat in meetings and said the conference was not looking to further expand just a year after Nebraska came onboard.
The one certainty is the Rose Bowl. After that, most of the Big Ten athletic directors are open to new venues, especially after many have been in the same part of the country for long periods of time.
Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez said he expects the schedule to be revealed as the conference's athletic directors wrap up their spring meetings.
Big Ten officials announced the new football division alignments almost two weeks ago, but that doesn’t mean there will be little to talk about this week as the conference’s athletic directors meet in Chicago.
As he relaxes on the big, white, leather sectional couch in his office, sunshine spilling through the sliding glass doors that lead out to a small patio, Kiffin seems at ease as he considers the future of a coaching career spent mostly in the brightest of spotlights.
Indiana University’s hiring of a decorated diving coach to help lead its renowned aquatics program is drawing fire from critics who say his bachelor’s degree is bogus and that his selection sends the wrong message to students.
Jimmy Pickens had a two-run home run and Justin Hovis a two-run double Wednesday as Michigan State beat Eastern Michigan, 6-3, in its final home game this ...
Now that Oakland University has joined the Horizon League, effective July 1, Kampe challenged the student body Wednesday, saying its time for them to do their ...
Michigan will travel to Duke on Dec. 3, while Michigan State will host North Carolina on Dec. 4 as part of the 12-game schedule announced Wednesday. Both MSU ...
Complete schedules for all six teams for the inaugural season, which commences Nov. 29 with Ohio State at Michigan and Wisconsin at Minnesota. The conference ...
Concierge Auctions says the home, on the shores of the mountain lake, was originally listed at $10.95 million, but will be auctioned to the highest bidder. A ...
Oakland University accepted an invitation to join the Horizon League effective July 1 on Tuesday. Oakland sponsors 18 sports. It joined the Summit League in ...
With Ohio State’s Deshaun Thomas, Indiana’s Cody Zeller and Victor Oladipo and U-M’s Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. leaving early for the NBA, next season the ...
The Little Caesars Pizza Bowl announced its kickoff time Tuesday — 6 p.m. on Dec. 26 at Ford Field in Detroit.
According to a report in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, each of the 12 conference schools will receive $25.7 million in revenue sharing, with a $7.6 million ...
No. 1 Michigan, No. 2 Nebraska, No. 3 Minnesota and No. 4 Wisconsin receive first-round byes on the opening day of the Big Ten tournament Thursday in Lincoln, ...
A rule change passed Thursday by the NCAA Division I Board of Directors means the basketball season can begin two weeks earlier than last season. Teams may ...
Notre Dame Stadium, currently used fewer than 10 times a year for home football games and other events, could become a hub for regular student life and ...
SEC commissioner Mike Slive said Thursday the SEC Network will produce 1,000 live events each year, including 450 televised on the network and 550 distributed ...
Trickett was released from his Florida State scholarship last month and Michigan reportedly was one of the schools Trickett was considering. West Virginia ...
LeKan Ajayi , a 6-foot-10 center, and Darell Combs , a 6-1 guard, signed national letters-of-intent to play men’s basketball at Eastern Michigan. Both players ...
In a 30-year, $60 million agreement announced Monday, the home of the university’s basketball teams will be known immediately as State Farm Center.
In the Blogs
Geoff Robinson Get live updates of the Michigan-State Kansas matchup in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The game is scheduled to start at 9:45.
Josh Katzenstein Michigan State goes for another Sweet 16 appearance with a third-round game against Memphis starting at about 2:45 p.m. on Sunday. Follow the action as Detroit News sports reporter Josh...
- Kansas lands transfer Tarik Black from Memphis - 09:48 PM
- Rutgers makes Louisville's Hermann AD - 05:30 PM
- Top prep prospect Andrew Wiggins signs with Kansas - 05:26 PM
- New Rutgers basketball coach doesn't have degree - 08:12 PM
Sports on TV
Where to watch the big game in Metro Detroit
- 7 Minnesota at Detroit , FSD/1270
- 7 Cleveland at Boston , MLB
- 1 Big Ten, Illinois vs. Michigan , BTN
- 4:30 Big Ten, Ohio State vs. Nebraska , BTN
- 8 Big Ten, Indiana vs. Minnesota , BTN
- 7 Super Regionals, Texas A&M vs. Oklahoma , ESPN
- 9 Super Regionals, Washington vs. Missouri , ESPN
- Noon Senior PGA Champ. , GC
- 3 PGA Crowne Plaza Inv. , GC
- 6:30 LPGA Bahamas Cl. , GC
- 5a Friday Euro. PGA Champ. , GC
- 7:30 Major League, Hamilton at Ohio , CBSSN
- 8a F1 Monaco GP pr. , NBCSN
- 1 N'wide History 300 pr. , SP
- 3:30 Sprint Coca-Cola 600 pr. , SP
- 5 N'wide History 300 pr. , SP
- 7 Sprint Coca-Cola 600 qu. , SP
- 7 Boston at N.Y. Rangers , CNBC
- 8 Chicago at Detroit , NBCSN, CBC/97.1
- 10:30 San Jose at Los Angeles , NBCSN, TSN
- 8:30 Chelsea vs. Manchester City , ESPN2
- 10 Liga MX, Cruz Azul vs. Club American , ESPN2
- Subject subject to change
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