Entering Thursday night, it was no secret that the Wolverines had a shot at the upset. But that doesn’t make stamping a win over the Badgers onto their NCAA Tournament resume any less sweet.
On Sunday, Michigan will take on a reeling Michigan State team at Crisler Center with the backdrop of a concerted effort to break the attendance record.
Michigan couldn’t overcome an 18-point halftime deficit in a 72-61 loss to Indiana, but the Wolverines remain two games ahead of the Hoosiers for third place in the Big Ten.
After dropping two close games in Tampa, Fla. last weekend, the Wolverines now find themselves in uncharted waters heading into the ACC/Big Ten Challenge this weekend in Raleigh, N.C.
Michigan will be familiar with the matchups it will face against the Badgers, but it may fall short in knowing how to handle its recent success.
Ahead of a road series against Wisconsin, the Michigan hockey team made some changes and kept other elements the same.
Riding a six-game winning streak and falling to an unranked team only once this season, the Wolverines will look to carry their momentum into Indiana.
In the two days between the Ohio State and Michigan State contests, dusk turned to dawn, a new week began and a new Michigan emerged.
The success of the Michigan women's basketball team puts a “target on their backs” according to the Wolverines, and pushes opponents to play their hardest.