Found February 13, 2013 on
College rivalries are always fun to watch, more so when students get a little crafty.
When the Michigan Wolverines decided they would use the motto “we on” for this year’s basketball team, it was only a matter of time before a rival school would pick up on this grammatical error and use it against them. It only took 25 games to figure something out — and it’s a good thing Michigan State saved this one for national television.
Unfortunately for Michigan, the Izzone — the Spartans’ student rooting section — had a small surprise for the Wolverines when they took the court for Tuesday night’s game at Michigan State. Dozens of members of the Michigan State student section showed up sporting white T-shirts that read “you off’” in green lettering. The Izzone didn’t stop there. The Spartan student section also chanted ”you off’” throughout warmups and the game. Michigan may have felt some side effects from the T-shirts and the chants, as the Wolverines were blown out by the eight
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Trey Burke and Jordan Morgan faced the media after Michigan’s humbling loss at the Breslin Center on Tuesday evening. Watch both interviews in the embedded media players below:
Morgan after the jump.
Last night the #8 ranked Michigan State Spartans steamed rolled over the #4 ranked Michigan Wolverines 75-52. The beating was so bad Michigan State had the chance to the toss in a few players who normally wouldn’t get any playing time. Even Sparty, the mascot for Michigan State, was able to get some air time, after photo bombing ESPN reporter Samantha Ponder.
Michigan sophomore point guard Trey Burke discusses the embarrassing loss to MSU, when he thought the game got away from the Wolverines, and thoughts as Michigan looks to regroup.
Video of Michigan coach John Beilein who discusses his teams lackluster performance in a 75-52 loss to Michigan State, what he noticed in the game, and the plan moving forward.
Michigan sophomore point guard Trey Burke is having a special season. Just a few miles down the road in Harper Woods, Michigan, senior commit Derrick Walton Jr. is doing the same at Chandler Park Academy.