Originally posted on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 3/16/14
Dustin Johnston The selection show is just hours away and Michigan is on the verge of its first No. 1 seed since 1993. Almost all notable bracketologists have moved Michigan up to the No. 1 seed line in the last 24 hours after weekend events played out perfectly for the Wolverines. Michigan handled its business with wins over Ohio State and Illinois while Villanova, Wisconsin and Kansas all dropped pivotal games. “Michigan is clearly the front runner [for the last No. 1 seed] at this point,” ESPN’s Joe Lunardi said on SportsCenter last night. “You are talking about a team that won the Big Ten outright by [three] games and has 13 top 50 wins, second most in the country to Kansas at this point. If the Wolverines win, and even if they lose a close one to Michigan State on Sunday, due to the timing of that Big Ten Championship right before the Selection Committee goes on recess I think you’ll see Michigan as the No. 1 seed in the East.” The timing will be key. Michigan and Michigan Stat...
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