Former Michigan quarterback Dennis Franklin joined the BTN booth during Saturday’s Michigan-Northwestern game to talk about the memorable 1973 Michigan-Ohio State game, to be featured at 7 p.m. ET in a BTN Originals documentary Tiebreaker. If you don’t recall the game, it finished in a 10-10 tie, and with both teams tied atop the Big Ten standings, the conference’s athletic directors held a vote to decide the Big Ten’s Rose Bowl representative. They picked Ohio State, and the rest is history.
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Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon knows all about the memorable 1973 Michigan-Ohio State game that ended in a 10-10 tie and resulted in Ohio State representing the Big Ten in the Rose Bowl following a vote among the conference’s athletic directors. Brandon was on Bo Schembechler’s team, and he talked about the emotions of being denied the Rose Bowl berth in a sideline interview Saturday night.
Michigan State upset No. 2 Syracuse, 2-1, and Penn State fell to Princeton, 5-4, Saturday in the opening round of the NCAA field hockey tournament. The Spartans’ win over the Orange snapped Syracuse’s 45-game home winning streak. Michigan State will take on Connecticut at 2 p.m. ET Sunday. The winner of the game advances to the national semifinals.
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Week 12 of the Big Ten football season is here. Can you believe it? Here is a rundown of the upcoming games on Saturday and a recap of this week’s news leading up to the big weekend ahead.
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Two of the Big Ten’s top teams were in action Friday night, and there were plenty of highlights for both Indiana and Michigan State. Yogi Ferrell poured in a game-high 26 points and Noah Vonleh added another double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds as the Hoosiers cruised to a 105-59 victory over Samford. In the nightcap, Adreian Payne had 26 points and 11 rebounds as Michigan State edged out a 62-53 win over Columbia.