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No. 12 Michigan poses big test for Hoosiers in home finale

Nov. 22, 2019 11:22 AM EST

Quarterback Peyton Ramsey started this season as the backup. He said and did all the right things and when he got another chance the two-year starter didn’t disappoint. On Saturday, the newly-minted captain will close out the Hoosiers’ home slate as the starter on one of Indiana’s most...

No. 12 Michigan looking to continue dominance over Hoosiers

Nov. 21, 2019 3:47 PM EST

No. 12 Michigan (8-2, 5-2 Big Ten, No. 13 CFP) at Indiana (7-3, 4-3), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Michigan by 9 1/2. Series record: Michigan leads 58-9. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The Wolverines were eliminated from the Big Ten East title chase last weekend but there’s still plenty at stake. Michigan has...

No. 2 Ohio St. hosts No. 9 Penn St. looking to wrap up East

Nov. 21, 2019 4:01 AM EST

What to watch in the Big Ten this week: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 9 Penn State (9-1, 6-1 Big Ten, No. 8 CFP) at No. 2 Ohio State (10-0, 7-0, No. 2 CFP) The East Division race probably comes down to this. Ohio State clinches a spot in the conference championship game Dec. 7 with a win. If Penn State wins, it would only...

Hoosiers hope to capitalize on chance to return to AP Top 25

Nov. 18, 2019 6:50 PM EST

The Indiana Hoosiers let one chance to beat a ranked team slip away last weekend. They hope to take advantage of a second chance this weekend. One week after ending their quarter-century AP Top 25 drought, the Hoosiers fell out of the rankings following a 34-27 loss at No. 9 Penn State. They know they could make...

McGrone manning middle of Michigan's stout defense

Nov. 18, 2019 6:15 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — In the week leading up to his first college start, Michigan linebacker Cam McGrone said he was shaking before practices. It was just Rutgers visiting Michigan Stadium, but being in the middle of the Wolverines’ defense in the Big House was a daunting order for the redshirt...

It wasn’t Ohio State, but Michigan has pounded other rivals

Nov. 17, 2019 11:17 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The knock on Jim Harbaugh at Michigan is that he hasn’t won enough big games against the school’s top rivals. It might be time to revise that. Harbaugh hasn’t beaten Ohio State — the most important foe on the Wolverines’ schedule — but...

No. 14 Michigan, behind Patterson, rips Michigan State 44-10

Nov. 16, 2019 5:45 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Shea Patterson had his best game at Michigan, picking apart a wounded rival to the left, right over the middle and deep. Patterson threw for 384 yards — his highest total since he played for Mississippi — and four touchdowns to lead the 14th-ranked Wolverines to a...

Michigan State’s Panasiuk ejected against No. 14 Michigan

Nov. 16, 2019 3:26 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State defensive lineman Jacub Panasiuk has been ejected from Saturday’s game at No. 14 Michigan after a roughing the passer penalty in the fourth quarter. The official announced that Panasiuk was called for a “flagrant” penalty, and he was removed from...

Michigan-Michigan State rivalry goes beyond just the games

Nov. 15, 2019 3:50 AM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — When Michigan faces Michigan State, the actual 60 minutes of football are only part of the show. Pay close attention to what’s done pregame and said postgame. The participants tend to remember. Consider last year’s matchup in East Lansing: Well before kickoff, Michigan...

No. 14 Michigan favored against struggling Michigan State

Nov. 14, 2019 4:27 PM EST

Michigan State (4-5, 2-4 Big Ten) at No. 14 Michigan (7-2, 4-2), Saturday at 12:05 p.m. EST (FOX). Line: Michigan by 13 1/2. Series record: Michigan leads 70-36-5. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Not as much as in some recent meetings between these in-state foes. The Spartans are struggling just to make a bowl game, and...