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Before Michigan’s first true road test last season, the Wolverines had a few solid victories in Madison Square Garden over Thanksgiving and a blowout win over a ranked NC State team under their belt. Against Bradley in Peoria, Illinois, Michigan still had to win ugly, 74-66.
This year, Michigan’s first road test of the season comes much sooner and against a much better opponent. Iowa State went to the NCAA tournament last season and advanced to the round of 32 before narrowly falling to Ohio State. The Cyclones lost three starters to graduation but are still expected to compete near the top of the Big 12.
At a press conference on Friday, Beilein said his message to his young team is simple: embrace the opportunity.
“We’re still a young team that has to look at this, embrace it, and try to get the ‘W,’” Beilein said. “It’s not going to be easy, but we’re going to be prepared as best we can. I think we’ve always been a pretty good road team. But when it starts over aga...
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Michigan’s matchup against Iowa State on Sunday means a lot: it’s the first road test for the young Wolverines and their first game against a team that has a realistic shot at beating them.
But to Michigan point guard Derrick Walton and Iowa State guard Monte “Man-Man” Morris, this game might mean a little bit more.
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Like most college football fans, we like to see great hits on Saturdays. The best hit we’ve seen so far today, however, didn’t come from any linebacker, but rather the security at the Oklahoma-Iowa State game. A fan decided to run onto the field for his 15 seconds of fame, and while he was jumping for joy he got asbolutely leveled by security — the crowd loved it.
A fan who made his way on the field during Saturday’s Oklahoma-Iowa State game had his one shinning moment quickly taken away after he was leveled by a security guard. “Take it off!”
Iowa State was favored by a point during Sunday’s home contest with No. 7 Michigan. That, however, didn’t stop the cyclone fans from storming the court after topping last year’s NCAA runner-ups, 77-70.
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All photos by Dustin Johnston. Full gallery after the jump.
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AMES, Iowa -- Melvin Ejim scored 22 points and Iowa State beat No. 7 Michigan 77-70 on Sunday, spoiling Wolverines star Mitch McGary's season debut.
While everyone focused on the debut of Michigan's Mitch McGary, it was easy to forget that Iowa State got Melvin Ejim back too.
In a matchup of returning stars, Ejim outshone McGary and led the Cyclones to one of their biggest wins under coach Fred Hoiberg.
Ejim returned after missing two games with a hyperextended knee to score a game-high 22 points and Iowa State beat No...
AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Melvin Ejim scored 22 points and Iowa State beat No. 7 Michigan 77-70 Sunday, spoiling Wolverines star Mitch McGary's season debut.
Naz Long added 16 for the Cyclones (3-0), who held McGary to just one point in the second half while notching one of their biggest wins under coach Fred Hoiberg.
McGary, a preseason first-team All-American who missed two games...