Who:No. 6 Michigan (25-6, 12-6 B1G) vs. Penn State (10-20, 2-16 B1G)
Where: United Center (Chicago, IL)
When: ~2:30 p.m., Thursday, March 14th, 2013
Radio: MGoBlue, 950 AM, 102.9 FM, Sirius/XM: 91
More: Game 1, Game 2, Notebook, Big Ten Tournament Bracket
When Trey Burke and Jordan Morgan’s final efforts bounced off of the rim on Sunday evening, Michigan watched its Big Ten Tournament seed drop from a three to a five. The drop not only cost the Wolverines a share of the Big Ten Championship, it also means that Michigan will be playing on Thursday in the Big Ten Tournament. As fate would have it, Michigan will have to play the one bottom-tier team that its struggled against this season: 12th-seeded Penn State.
The Wolverines have played the Nittany Lions twice in the past month and have failed to impress. Michigan never led by double digits in an eight point home victory on February 17th and allowed a 15 point second half lead to crumble in the final ...