The Wolverine

January 2013

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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  inside michigan athletics By The Numbers 4 Michigan 2013 football recruits included in the Athlon 100 — a compilation of six recruiting sites to determine an unofficial consensus on the best prospects in the country: No. 15 Shane Morris, No. 60 Dymonte Thomas, No. 73 Kyle Bosch and No. 86 Patrick Kugler. 12/1 Odds for the U-M men's basketball team to win the NCAA Tournament this year according to, which ranks Michigan sixth behind Indiana (4-1), Louisville and Duke (8/1), and Syracuse and Florida (10/1). 9 Women's sports programs out of 14 that have finished among the nation's top four teams after volleyball advanced to its first-ever Final Four. The others are: gymnastics (four times), rowing (four), cross country (three), field hockey (three), swimming and diving (twice), track and field (twice), softball (once) and water polo (once). No. 2 Rank among draft-eligible prospects for Michigan left tackle Taylor Lewan, according to Sports Illustrated. 22-0 The Michigan basketball team's record when scoring 80 or more points under head coach John Beilein (through Dec. 18); U-M is 79-77 in his six seasons when it fails to reach that mark. 29 Confidence points ESPN has in picking South Carolina over Michigan in its Bowl Pick 'Em Fantasy game, which uses each number, 1-35 (based on 35 bowls), exactly once. $61.6 64 Wolverine student-athletes named to the 2012 Fall Academic All-Big Ten team, including 16 from football, 12 from women's soccer, 11 from men's soccer, 10 from women's cross country, six from men's cross country, five from volleyball and four from field hockey. photo by lon horwedel Profit in millions for the Michigan football program in 2011-12, according to a report on; U-M collected revenues of $85.2 million and spent $23.6 million. January 2013    the wolverine  17

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