Michigan head coach Brady Hoke and defensive coordinator Greg Mattison and former Wolverines football coach Lloyd Carr attended a basketball game Tuesday night. Ordinarily this would not be much of a story. Often times during the football season football coaches will attend basketball games as they chum up recruits and their families in setting that shows off the school's environment away from the football field. Hey, these recruits have to know what they'll be doing when not practicing, studying (playbooks) and grinding in preparation for Saturday, right?
But did we mention that the Michigan football coaches were attending a basketball game... in East Lansing?
Michigan's basketball team visited their in-state and Big Ten rivals Tuesday night and it just so happened the Spartans were hosting some significant recruits for the game. Coincidence? Of course not, right?
NCAA rules prevented Hoke and Mattison from being able to have contact with the football recruits at Michiga...