Monday, March 12, 2012

Big Tentacles: Michigan State, Penn State, and way too much basketball talk.

 (Big Tentacles is the SWRT look at the Big Ten and the schools it not-so-secretly covets.)

Hail Sparty!
Michigan State defeats Ohio State to win the 2012 Big Ten men's basketball tournament. (The Detroit Free Press)

There's a possibility, but no chance.
Michael Rosenberg looks at number one seed Michigan State's chances of winning the NCAA men's basketball tournament. (The Detroit Free Press)

Gone Daddy Gone. 
Bruce Weber is an ex-Fighting Illini men's basketball coach.
Illinois fires Weber after nine years coaching the school's men's basketball team. (The Chicago Tribune)

State of Confusion.
Michigan will face Ohio in first round of NCAA tournament. As in the "real" Ohio, and not Ohio State. Someone needs to make sure Michigan head football coach Brady Hoke understands this. (The Detroit Free Press)

To tweet or not to tweet?
Michigan is holding seminars for its student-athletes on proper use of social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook. (ESPN)

Junior Achievement.
Pennsylvania high school  tight end Adam Breneman is the latest junior to commit to Penn State's 2013 recruiting class. (ESPN)

Long Time Coming.
Nebraska HC Bo Pelini opens up the Huskers' first spring football practice to the media for the first time since, like ever. (The Lincoln Journal Star)

I Will Remember You.
Linda Deitch pays tribute to the legendary Ohio State head football coach Woody Hayes on  the twenty-fifth anniversary of his passing. (The Columbus Dispatch)

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