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The Luck of the Wolverines

A Friday. St. Patrick's Day. And the NCAA Tournament going on. What more can you ask for? If you're m
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The Luck of the Wolverines
By M.G. Siegler • Issue #55 • View online
A Friday. St. Patrick’s Day. And the NCAA Tournament going on. What more can you ask for? If you’re me, a Michigan win. 
But really, just an incredible run by my alma mater. Following a nearly disastrous plane crash – their plane ran off the runway and crashed at full speed during takeoff because of 65 mph winds – they had to get back on a plane the next day in order to make their first game at the Big Ten Tournament. 
Many players, understandably, did not want to get back on a plane, so they considered forfeiting the game. Instead, Michigan, the 8-seed in the tournament of 14 teams, won four games in four days to win the Big Ten
Did I mention they played their first game in their practice jerseys? Because their actual uniforms were still stuck on the plane that crashed. And now a great first round win in the NCAA tournament. An insane, terrifying, and incredible past couple of weeks. Go Blue. 

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