Buckeyes http://michiganradio.org en Madness: Three Big Ten rivals share the title http://michiganradio.org/post/madness-three-big-ten-rivals-share-title <p><b id="internal-source-marker_0.33079826133325696" style="font-weight: normal; "><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; ">The Big Ten basketball experts knew exactly what was going to happen this season before it even started. &nbsp;Michigan State would battle for another title, while Michigan would be stuck in the middle, fighting for a tournament bid. &nbsp;</span></b></p><div style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); line-height: normal; "><br /><b id="internal-source-marker_0.33079826133325696" style="font-weight: normal; "><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; ">And that&rsquo;s exactly how it started. &nbsp;The Spartans jumped out to first place, and had it all to themselves with just two games left. &nbsp;The Wolverines spent most of the season in the middle. &nbsp;</span><br /><br /><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; ">The experts looked pretty smart &ndash; until Michigan started mastering head coach John Beilein&rsquo;s unconventional system.</span></b></div><p> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 12:29:21 +0000 John U. Bacon 6568 at http://michiganradio.org Madness: Three Big Ten rivals share the title Buckeye football coach Jim Tressel resigns; good for Wolverines? http://michiganradio.org/post/buckeye-football-coach-jim-tressel-resigns-good-wolverines <p>The man who led Ohio State to victories over the University of Michigan in nine out of the rivals&#39;&nbsp;last ten games&nbsp;has resigned.</p><p>Football coach Jim Tressel faced an NCAA investigation into possible corruption in his program, including claims that players&nbsp;received cars from local dealerships.&nbsp;</p><p>Sports analyst John U. Bacon says there have been allegations of corruption for years.&nbsp; So he&#39;s not surprised that a scandal finally brought the Tressel era to an end, despite his stellar performance.</p> Mon, 30 May 2011 14:38:48 +0000 Tracy Samilton 2679 at http://michiganradio.org Buckeye football coach Jim Tressel resigns; good for Wolverines?