Found March 12, 2013 on UM Hoops:
Dustin Johnston It’s not really ironic or poetic or anything like that — it’s just a tough draw. After losing to Indiana on Sunday, Michigan finds itself not only playing on Thursday in the Big Ten Tournament as the five seed, but also matched up with the lower-tier conference team that gave the Wolverines the most trouble in the regular season: Penn State. The Nittany Lions played Michigan surprisingly tough at home before the Wolverines traveled to Happy Valley and suffered by far their worst loss of the season after leading Penn State by 15 points in the second half. Now, Michigan has an opportunity to avenge that loss on Thursday. “Watching Penn State, it’s a whole different team than it was earlier in the season. Over the past six or seven games they have showed that they can beat anyone,” Beilein said during a press conference on Tuesday. “This is a team with seven guys – those seven, they have not been injured, they’ve been playing together, they have great  chemistry right n...
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