Connect With Us
                     

SPORTS

 

Michigan tries to end Big Ten tourney drought

by KIX 101.1/ 1230 KFJB Sports Department posted Mar 13 2014 9:44AM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Michigan ended one long title drought last week. Now the Wolverines are trying to end another.

After winning its first Big Ten title outright since 1986, top-seeded Michigan heads to Indianapolis looking for its first conference tournament title since the inaugural tourney in 1998.

For the Wolverines, the last 15 years have been frustrating. They have reached the tourney semifinals twice, haven't been back to the title game and haven't won multiple games in the tourney since going 3-0 in '98.

The quest to change course starts Friday against either Illinois or Indiana, who play Thursday. Ohio State plays Purdue, Minnesota faces Penn State and Iowa meets Northwestern in the other first-round games.

The top four seeds — Michigan, Wisconsin, Michigan State and Nebraska — have byes into Friday's quarterfinals.


 
Filed Under :
Topics : Sports
03/13/2014 9:37AM
Michigan tries to end Big Ten tourney drought
Please Enter Your Comments Below
Title :
Comment :
On Air Now
Kix Listener Club
Recent Posts
NASCAR great Labonte to race in final event
Three-time olympian Scott diagnosed with cancer for second time
Hearing set for Viking accused of trespassing, disorderly conduct
Argentine soccer brawl prompts ref to call incident 'national disgrace'
Arrest made in Des Moines hit-and-run death
Tag Cloud
No Tags Found !
Categories 
Archives