Found February 24, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
One month ago, Michigan was still looking for its first conference road win of the season. The Wolverines had just lost by two at Arkansas, and a tough road trip to West Lafayette was just three days away. The Maize and Blue played another two-point game against the Boilermakers, but this time they came out on top. Since that win at Mackey Arena, Michigan’s only losses have come at Ohio State and at Michigan State—two teams that will be vying for one seeds on selection Sunday. Their impressive run culminated with an overtime win at Northwestern Tuesday night, which pushed the Wolverines’ conference record to 11-4. They are now tied with the Buckeyes for second place, just a game back of the Spartans. Guest post from bigtenorbust.com. Purdue has won three of four and are likely to make their sixth consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance. But the loss of Kelsey Barlow—one of Purdue’s reliable ballhandlers—is a big loss. With or without the embattled junior, the Boilermakers figure to...
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