Latest Michigan Wolverines football Stories

2014-06-23 12:25:37

Industry leading Legends to partner with fabled University to lead new sales strategies for Football, Basketball NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Notre Dame has selected Legends to lead its ticketing programs associated with the planned development of new club seating in historic Notre Dame Stadium, including sales strategy and execution through the company's Global Sales division. In addition to leading the premium sales effort, Legends will also partner...

2009-04-15 13:13:31

Former Duke point guard Greg Paulus has met with Michigan football coach Rich Rodriguez about playing football at the Big Ten school, Fox Sports said. The 6-foot-1 inch Paulus started three straight seasons for Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski before he was a reserve during the 2008-09 season. Paulus was the Gatorade National Player of the Year at quarterback for Christian Brothers Academy in New York, and has one year of eligibility left for college football. His meeting with Rodriguez...

2009-02-04 22:46:10

Durrell Summers ignited Michigan State to a quick start Wednesday and the 14th-ranked Spartans coasted to a 76-47 blasting of No. 19 Minnesota. Michigan State scored the first eight points of the game, took a 13-1 lead and Summers hit his first four shots. He finished with 21 points to keep the Spartans (18-4, 9-2 Big Ten) at the top of the conference race. The Spartans avoided what would have been their first three-game home losing streak in 12 years. Minnesota (18-4, 6-4) was led by Devoe...

2009-01-17 22:51:44

Evan Turner had 19 points and eight rebounds Saturday night to lead Ohio State to a 65-58 upset win over No. 24 Michigan. B.J. Mullens and William Buford scored 15 points each and Turner had six assists for the Buckeyes (13-3, 3-2 Big Ten), who have won three straight games. Manny Harris had 21 points, seven rebounds and six assists for Michigan (13-5, 3-3). Stu Douglass scored12 points and DeShawn Sims had 10 for the Wolverines, who lost their second straight game. Ohio State started the...

2008-12-25 14:12:34

Notre Dame Coach Charlie Weiss says his team did a heck of a job ignoring Honolulu's tropical distractions to rip Hawaii 49-21 in Christmas Eve's Hawaii Bowl. Notre Dame snapped an NCAA-record nine-game bowl losing streak. The Fighting Irish won their first bowl game since beating Texas A&M at the 1994 Cotton Bowl. It's been a long time since we've won a bowl game, said Weiss, who spent most of the game in the coaches box above the field because of a bad knee that will require surgery....

2008-12-03 13:52:09

Notre Dame officials said Wednesday that Fighting Irish Coach Charlie Weis would return for a fifth season to lead the school's football team. Notre Dame is 28-21 in four seasons under Weis, including 3-9 in 2007 and 6-6 in 2008. This season ended with a home loss to Syracuse and a rout by Southern Cal. The two-year record of 9-15 is the worst in school history. Though this past season fell short of the expectations that all of us have for our football program, I am confident that Charlie has...

2008-11-21 21:27:10

Nolan Smith scored 16 points Friday and No. 5 Duke used a tremendous defensive effort to defeat Michigan 71-56 in the title game of the 2K Sports Classic. The Blue Devils limited Michigan to 19 field goals and a 35 percent shooting effort from the floor. The Wolverines attempted 23 three-pointers and made only six. Michigan reached the tournament's title game at Madison Square Garden by upsetting No. 4 UCLA Thursday. The Wolverines trailed by eight at halftime against Duke and came no closer...

2008-11-20 23:11:58

Manny Harris made two free throws with 4 seconds left Thursday and then blocked a three-point attempt, allowing Michigan to stun No. 4 UCLA 55-52. In an entertaining early-season meeting of high-profile basketball programs, the Wolverines (3-0) advanced to the title game of the 2K Sports Classic against Duke by overcoming a 10-point, first-half deficit. The Bruins joined Pac-10 rival USC as a major upset victim Thursday. The 20th-ranked Trojans fell to Seton Hall earlier in the evening in...

2004-11-30 15:00:03

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Coach Tyrone Willingham was fired by Notre Dame on Tuesday after three seasons in which he failed to return one of the nation's most storied football programs to prominence. Willingham went 21-15, including 6-5 this season. The Fighting Irish lost 41-10 to No. 1 Southern California on Saturday. It was not immediately clear whether Willingham would coach the team at the Insight Bowl on Dec. 28. Notre Dame accepted the invitation to the game on Sunday. Athletic director...

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