Originally posted on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 2/12/13
Basics Who: No. 4 Michigan (21-3, 8-3 B1G) at No. 8 Michigan State (20-4, 9-2 B1G) Where: Breslin Center (East Lansing, MI) When: 9:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 TV: ESPN / Watch ESPN Radio: MGoBlue, 950 AM, 102.9 FM, Sirius/XM 91 More: Notebook, Beilein/Player Videos, Opposition Q&A, Pick to Click I’ve tried to declare this rivalry as “back” multiple times before and I’ve been blatantly guilty of jumping the gun. Now everyone else is doing it too and it might finally be safe to pull out that card once more. Michigan and Michigan State will face off at the Breslin Center tonight both ranked squarely in the top ten. In 169 previous meetings, that’s never happened. This game is vitally important in the short term – both teams are in the thick of the Big Ten race and fighting for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament – but relevancy is also being restored to the rivalry at a macro level. Michigan – the team largely responsible for the rivalry lacking any substance
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