There's no getting around it: Thursday at the Big Ten Tournament was barely competitive across the board. But the four blowouts did provide some clarity as far as the NCAA tournament goes.
The Michigan marching band was on board the plane that had an accident Wednesday. Unlike the out-of-place practice unis worn by the hoopers, it was impossible to tell from afar that the band members had been involved in any kind of incident.
Anyone associated with the Michigan men’s basketball team won’t soon forget Thursday’s Big Ten tourney-opening win vs. Illinois. Nearly 24 hours after the team plane was in an accident prior takeoff and just a few hours after finally leaving for Washington D.C., the Wolverines were at the Verizon Center, wearing practice uniforms because the real uniforms are part of the investigation. The Wolverines didn’t look like a team that just experienced a life-altering event, nor did they look like a team that didn’t get to practice or get much time to shoot around the NBA arena, unfamiliar to the players.
Arriving the morning of today's game and wearing practice togs, No. 8 Michigan looked to be in championship form in taking down No. 9 Illinois, 75-55, in its opening Big Ten tourney game Thursday afternoon.
The Michigan men's basketball team plane was involved in an accident Wednesday afternoon, and the Wolverines are making alternate travel plans to get to Washington D.C. for the 2017 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament.
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