Mich. learns from loss, Ohio gets boost from wins
Michigan coach John Beilein says there’s treasure in losses if
players look for it beyond their disappointment.
The Wolverines have put that approach into practice. Instead of
wallowing after getting thumped by rival Ohio State, they went back
Now Michigan (24-9) is hoping the reward following the 22-point
loss to Ohio State in the Big Ten tournament semifinals is a run in
the NCAA tournament. The fourth-seeded Wolverines face No. 13 seed
Ohio on Friday in the second round.
What matters to Ohio coach John Groce is that his team enters
the on a roll playing good basketball.
The Bobcats (27-7) have won eight of its last nine, including a
one-point victory against favored Akron in the Mid-American
Conference tournament championship.