Originally posted on FatManWriting  |  Last updated 2/9/13
It can be hard to see the silver lining in a loss, but there is one for the Michigan Wolverines: they don't have to play again on a Saturday till March 2 (against No. 12 Michigan State). Last weekend saw the then-No. 1 Wolverines lose to Indiana in a hard fought, close game. With the 16-7 Wisconsin Badgers on tap for this Saturday the Michigan faithful knew it would not be an easy one, but they were confident in their team getting back on track. So much for that. The Badgers are one probably one of the more underrated teams in the nation with four of their seven losses coming against ranked opponents this season (and two more ranked opponents coming up next in No. 18 Minnesota and No. 10 Ohio State). On this day they appeared as if they belonged on the court with one of the best teams in the nation and then some. Wisconsin got out to an 8-point lead a little more than midway through the first half, but the score was typically never more than a few points a part. Tim Hard...
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