Photo: Big Ten champs 'recreate' Ellen's Oscars selfie

Photo: Big Ten champs 'recreate' Ellen's Oscars selfie

@TheEllenShow & @umichbball

@TheEllenShow & @umichbball

Surely, you saw the Ellen DeGeneres Oscars selfie that featured a host of Hollywood celebrities. It has more than 3.2 million retweets. Well, to honor the team’s first outright Big Ten crown since 1986, the Michigan basketball team “recreated” the shot with mugshots of their players.

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The two things I notice first? Freshman Zak Irvin is “Ellen,” and star Nik Stauskas is “Bradley Cooper.”

About Brent Yarina BTN.com senior editor Brent Yarina covers football and men’s basketball for BTN.com. He writes the popular uniform feature “Clothes Call,” which also focuses on the latest cosmetic changes across Big Ten arenas and stadiums. Read all of his work here. You can subscribe to Yarina’s RSS feed and follow him on Twitter @BTNBrentYarina.
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