.Second-ranked Michigan has one more non-conference tune up before beginning Big Ten play next week with the 12-and-0 Wolverines hosting Central Michigan this Saturday night at Crisler Center. Michigan’s league opener is a week from tomorrow at Northwestern.
Meanwhile, Michigan State is on an 8-day break with the 19th-ranked Spartans off now until their first conference contest on New Year’s Eve afternoon at Minnesota. M-S-U improved to 11-and-2 with its sixth straight win in a victory over Texas Saturday at the Breslin Center. Last night, third-ranked Arizona moved to 12-and-0, escaping with a 68-to-67 win over #17 San Diego State in the championship game of the Diamond Head Classic