Only one team could win, but Saturday’s semifinal game between Michigan and Ohio State showed both teams have bright futures as the NCAA tournament approaches.
After getting run out of the building in a blowout loss to Michigan 10 days ago, the Illini knew what they had to do in the rematch Friday. And they did it.
Michigan might need to order a new trophy case.
The Big Ten regular-season championship comes with more than a big trophy. It apparently also gets you a Top 10 ranking.