The history of Northwestern basketball operates in two realms: Before the 2016-17 season and after.
WEST LAFAYETTE — The pregame theatrics at Mackey Arena are quite a sight.
The Daily reviewed the tape from the first game between Michigan and Purdue, noting three plays that defined the struggles — and arguably turned the tide — in the Wolverines' one-point loss.
In what may kindly be deemed a defensive struggle — and not so kindly, a downright ugly game — the twenty-third ranked Wolverines improved to 17-5 overall and 6-3 in Big Ten play with a 62-47 win over Rutgers.
While Patterson is already the most highly-anticipated quarterback of the Jim Harbaugh era, his ability to play next season remains up in the air.
That’s Tim Miles: Brash, candid, unfazed. His personality attracts him to media and fans, even if it alone does little to help Nebraska win basketball games.
Senior guard Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman and senior guard Katelynn Flaherty each reached respective milestones over the weekend.
Defiantly, the Wolverines proved once again their label of being "soft" couldn’t be further from the truth. Not this team; not this year.
Rivalry aside, the Michigan State game provides Michigan with another opportunity to garner a resume-boosting win.
A far cry from precluding freshmen from playing in the second half, Beilein is now finding as many ways as possible to utilize his first-year players.