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Chad Ford, ESPN’s NBA Insider, thinks Michigan center Mo Wagner could now be a top 20 pick after his tournament performances:
The scene from the Michigan locker room after beating Louisville:
Michigan is headed to Kansas City after beating Louisville on Sunday afternoon. Jim Harbaugh sent out this congratulatory tweet to the Wolverines’
Wagner’s second foul:
According to ESPN’s Fran Fraschilla, if it weren’t for Derrick Walton Jr. pledging to the Wolverines in the 2013 class first, Iowa State’s Monte Morris would be a sporting the Maize and Blue. Derrick Walton Jr. has been playing like one of the nation’s best players during the last two months. Morris’ Iowa State Cyclones fell to Purdue in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Rashan Gary had the top 40-yard dash time for any Wolverine defensive lineman. The Sophomore DE ran an impressive 4.57 time at 6-foot-5 and 289-pounds. Jennifer Coney, Gary’s mom, shared this to her Facebook page:
Michigan and Louisville tip-off Sunday at 12:10. @DerrickWalton10 pic.twitter.com/PGz35A9mWN — John 〽️Peters (@John_Peterz) March 18, 2017
This young Northwestern fan wasn’t too happy with the refs during Saturday’s game with Gonzaga. #MarchMadness pic.twitter.com/pOYqQZgPvf — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) March 18, 2017
It was Nigel Hayes’ game-winning shot and Vitto Brown’s clinching free-throws that led Wisconsin to a win over Villanova, the No. 1 overall seed in the tournament.
Brad Underwood, after one season with Oklahoma State, will be replacing John Groce as Illinois’ new basketball coach, Jeff Goodman reports: Michigan defeated Underwood and his former team, Oklahoma State, by one point during the NCAA Tournament.
Ohio State had arguably the top recruiting class in the 2017 class, and the Buckeyes’ 2018 edition may be no different. Ohio State recently received Crystal Ball predictions for five-stars CB Anthony Cook and LB Teradja Mitchell: Likewise, fellow five-star DT Teron Vincent, is expected to decide between Ohio State and Florida State sometime in April.
We take a stab at predicting Michigan’s 2017 depth chart ahead of spring camp. (RS) = we expect to be redshirted QB Wilton Speight John O’Korn Brandon Peters Alex Malzone Dylan McCaffrey (RS)RB Chris Evans Karan Higdon Ty Isaac Kareem Walker Kingston Davis Drake Johnson ? Kurt Taylor (RS) O’Maury Samuels (RS) FB Khalil Hill Henry Poggi WR Kekoa Crawford Moe Ways Tarik Black...
Sophomore tailback Chris Evans surprised many during his first year in Ann Arbor (614-yards on 88 attempts and 4-touchdowns). Evans, an Indianapolis native, could wind up being the Wolverines’ starting running back in 2017. Watch his freshman year highlights below:
Nico Collins, a WR out of Pinson, Alabama, is going to be a matchup nightmare for teams with 6-foot-4 frame. Take a look at his ultimate highlights below:
#PlaneCrashBoys 〽️ pic.twitter.com/JjUpsgkp8F — Michigan Sports Zone (@MichSportsZone) March 15, 2017
The Wolverines have three current members to their 2018 class – OG Emil Ekiyor, S Otis Reese and DE Aidan Hutchinson, all of which are four-star prospects. The Wolverines likely take between 17-20 commits for their #BlueBloods class.
A rematch of the 2013 Championship, Sunday’s Michigan vs. Louisville game will tipoff at 12:10 p.m. and be televised on CBS. The Cardinals opened as a 2.5-point favorite.
Michigan shared several more results from their Combine this week. Notable numbers including WR Kekoa Crawford with a 4.49 40-yard dash, TE Nick Eubanks with a 4.76 40 and Ambry Thomas with a 4.55.
Michigan was favored by 2.5 points over Oklahoma State. With the Wolverines’ up four points with only a few seconds remaining, the final three point shot by Jawun Evans had had a huge swing with gamblers in Vegas. Here were some reactions:
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