You know it’s spring when the school mascots are getting reps with the football team. At Ohio State, Brutus even lined up at quarterback during a recent fan appreciation day. And while the mascot showed Braxton Miller-like ability to escape the rush, he wasn’t fortunate enough to avoid David Perkins’ bone-crushing, ball-dislodging hit.
The Illinois baseball team will wear special stars and stripes jerseys vs. Northwestern on Sunday, April 28, as part of the second annual “Honor and Serve Day” at Illinois Field. According to the FightingIllini.com release, the event is designed to honor University of Illinois student veterans and all of America’s heroes, and to serve the Champaign-Urbana community.
It’s official: Michigan sophomore Trey Burke has swept all the major national player of the year awards. On Sunday, Burke won the Naismith Award, presented to the nation’s best player, this after already claiming the AP, Oscar Robertson and Wooden player of the year awards.
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Michigan will battle Louisville in the NCAA championship game at 9:23 p.m. ET Monday at the Georgia Dome. How are the Wolverines feeling the day before playing for the program’s first NCAA title since 1989?
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On Friday, Mike predicted that whichever of Syracuse or Michigan scored over a point per trip would win, and he further opined that Michigan was up to the task and would prevail with a five-point win.
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Without seeing every sign Saturday night at the Georgia Dome, here’s a prediction: Not many topped the “Time Outs Left” one a pair of young Michigan fans hoisted toward the end of the Wolverines’ national semifinal win over Syracuse.
A complete-game shutout by DJ Snelten and a solo home run from Tony Skjefte was all Minnesota needed to card a 1-0 win over Ohio State in the rubber game Sunday afternoon at Siebert Field.In a season-fastest one hour and 37-minute game, the Golden Gophers improve to 4-2 in the Big Ten and 19-13 overall. Read full GopherSports.com recap and view the box score.