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Michigan 64-Illinois 63: Zoned In

Michigan escapes its first Big Ten Tournament game after a late basket negated a late Illinois run.


B1G Tourney Day 2 Thread: U-M vs Illinois & More

After taking their first outright conference championship since 1986, Michigan is back in action against the Fighting Illini today.

Hoops Quarterfinal Preview: Illinois

The first-seeded Michigan Wolverines will take on Illinois in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal round in Indianapolis today. Illinois knocked off Indiana yesterday, 64-54, to advance to the second round of the conference tournament.

Michigan 84 - Illinois 53: Outright Champs

Michigan went to Champaign needing a win to clinch its first outright Big Ten title since the 80s. The Wolverines left no doubt, winning big thanks to a big night from behind the arc.


Game Thread: Clinch. That. Title!

Illinois is on a streak, but Michigan is poised to take the Big Ten regular season title.

Hoops Preview: Michigan at Illinois

Michigan can secure an outright Big Ten title with a win against Illinois. Can the Wolverines get the road win?

Week One B1G Blog Roundup

In this weekly post I'll make a quick review of what each B1G team did, link to what the other SBN B1G team blogs are saying, and I may add a few inappropriate comments here and there. Some of you will hate this, and others will just really not like

Big Ten non-conference power rankings

It's about time we got into the power rankings clubhouse. Here, we break down all 12 Big Ten schools and the non-conference schedules each team put together.

Michigan to host 2015 DB Dre Brown next week

The Michigan football team hosts 2014 defensive back Dre Brown sometime next week.

MnB cleans out the 2012 Illinois Closet

Like a nasty New Year's Day hangover, that much 2012 Champaign should have killed you, but you know you'll be back for more again next year, Chief.


Michigan-Illinois: Games of the Past

Revisiting some memorable moments in the Illinois-Michigan series.

What to do on gameday in Champaign

Finding out the tailgating tips from the experts over at The Champaign Room.

MnB B10 Preview 2013: Illinois Offense

The Maize n' Brew preview continues with a quick look at Illinois' offense.

Talking Illinois football with Tom Fornelli

Tom Fornelli, college football writer and manager of the SBN Illinois site The Champaign room, stops by to talk about Illinois football in 2013.

MnB B1G Preview 2013: Illinois' Recruiting

Read our review of Illinois' 2013 class, and how it stacks up with Michigan and the rest of the B1G.

Examining the Illini defense for 2013

It could be another long year on the defensive side of the ball for Illinois, a team that loses a handful of its best playmakers and returns very little experience and depth.

2012 Big Ten Review: Illinois

We take a look at how Illinois did in 2012.

MnB B1G Preview returns with Illinois

We are once again going to spend the summer examining the rest of the conference. This week we start with Illinois, the team at the bottom of everything.

Big Ten Tournament Preview: Everyone Else

Looking at the other three first round matchups in the Big Ten Tournament.

Michigan 71-Illinois 58: Welcome to The Burke Show

Michigan beats the Illini to move to 10-4 in the Big Ten

UM takes on confident Illini, looks for 10th B1G W

The Illinois Fighting Illini, riding high from a five-game winning streak, enter the Crisler Center looking to obliterate Michigan's regular season title hopes. To keep said hopes alive, the Wolverines will need to continue to hold serve at home.

Michigan overpowers Illinois 74-60

The Wolverines push their conference record to 6-1 and in doing so make the case for number one overall.

Michigan-Illinois Preview

What to watch for in Michigan's matchup against the Illini this afternoon.

Michigan is 4-2 and picking up steam, fast.

After a tough non-conference slate, the Wolverines are now 2-0 in the Big Ten, with a crucial game against divisional rival MSU coming up. The formula has been a formula one: run the ball and play defense. So far, it has yielded tremendous results.

Game Wrap: Reactions from Saturday

A roundup of Saturday's game coverage from all over the internet, as well as some thoughts on Michigan's defensive play the last couple weeks.

What To Take From The Illinois Game

Michigan took on a bottom feeding Illinois squad, demolishing them from top to bottom. What does it mean in terms of the rest of the season?

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