Michigan a decent bet to win national title next season; Wolverines release contract details for 2 assistant coaches
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Michigan a decent bet to win national title next season
Land of 10’s Rachel Lenzi explains why oddsmakers are making Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines 12-1 favorites to win the national title next season. According to Lenzi, the Wolverines opened with such strong odds because of the number of players they will return in 2018 and their consistently stifling defense.
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Wolverines release contract info for 2 assistant coaches
Lenzi obtained the contract information for assistant coaches Chris Partridge and Sherrone Moore from a Freedom of Information Act request. Partridge signed a 2-year deal and has a base salary of $500,000 for each year, while Moore will have a base salary of $225,000 in 2018 and $250,000 in 2019.
QB Alex Malzone transferring to Miami (Ohio)
Michigan quarterback Alex Malzone announced Monday that he’ll head to Miami (Ohio) for his final two seasons. Malzone was in his third season with the program after joining as a 4-star recruit out of Birmingham, Mich., in the Class of 2015. He did not throw a pass in a game during his three seasons with the team.
Michigan recruits Otis Reese, Ronnie Bell visit Ann Arbor
Land of 10’s Kevin Goheen breaks down Wolverines 4-star recruit Otis Reese and wide receiver commit Ronnie Bell’s visits to Ann Arbor last weekend. The Wolverines also got commitments from two defensive backs on Sunday, one a 2018 recruit and one a grad transfer.
Michigan basketball a No. 7 seed in NCAA Tournament, analyst says
CBS Sports bracketologist Jerry Palm tells Land of 10 why he projects Michigan men’s basketball as a No. 7 seed in the NCAA Tournament.
Michigan men’s basketball stay ranked in latest polls
〽️🏀 stays in among the top 25 teams nationally with release of latest polls.
— Michigan Men’s Basketball (@umichbball) January 22, 2018
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