Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, October 30, 2012

Crisler Center

The Michigan men's basketball team opens up the revamped Crisler Center with an exhibition game Thursday night. If you haven't seen the place, it looks fantastic. See for yourself in this Michigan Basketball Facebook photo gallery. Not too shabby, huh?

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There are bunch of ridiculous features in this building. For example, it's hard not to be impressed with the floor in the hallway Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr. and company will run through to reach the hardwood every night. Seriously, check it out.

The Wolverines enter the 2012-13 season with high expectations. Ranked No. 5 in both the preseason AP and Coaches polls, Michigan will attempt to defend last season's shared Big Ten crown.

There's also this video tour, given by Zack Novak, from last season: web editor Brent Yarina covers football and men's basketball for 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.