"(I) think about 'The Lion King,' Simba gets hit over the head and (he's told) 'the past can hurt,' " Harbaugh said Monday afternoon. "'You can either run from it or embrace it and learn from it.'
After pounding regional 2 seed Bradley yesterday, 10-5, Michigan has a much more difficult task today.
Michigan will play regional host Louisville who is the No. 3 national seed in the NCAA Tournament. The game is expected to have a crowd of over 6,000 as Louisville's game last night against Morehead State had that many.
Bradley won the early game today 9-4, eliminating Morehead State and advancing to the second elimination game.
This certainly isn't the first time this Michigan team has faced steep odds. In the B1G Tournament, they knocked off #4 Illinois who had won of 27 of their previous 28 games.
Michigan is arguably the hottest team in the nation right now. Let's see if they can duplicate the magic of the 2007 Nashville Regional where they upset 1 Vanderbilt to win it.
First pitch is at 4pm.
Game is on ESPN3.
Michigan plays their first NCAA Tournament game in seven long years at 2pm.
Michigan (37-23) takes on Bradley (35-19) in the Opening Round of the NCAA Louisville Regional.
The last time Michigan played in an NCAA Tournament game away from home, they won the 2007 NCAA Nashville Regional to advance to the Super Regionals for the first and only time ever.
First pitch is at 2pm.
Game is on ESPN3.
edit: Kendall Patrick. That is all.
See you tomorrow at 4pm.
Michigan will be the regional 3 seed and will head down to the Louisville for the NCAA Louisville Regional.
Michigan will face Bradley on Friday at 2pm on ESPN3 in the Opening Round.
3 Louisville and Morehead State will be the late game
Vanderbilt, LSU, Florida, Texas A&M, Louisville, Miami, Florida State, Illinois, TCU, Oklahoma State, Cal State Fullerton, UC Santa Barbara, Houston, UCLA, Dallas Baptist, Missouri State.
Michigan baseball squares off against Maryland on the B1G baseball championship. The game starts at 10 A.M. eastern and is on BTN. Michigan took 2 out of 3 in the season series, hoping for one more. Win and they are in a regional. Go Blue!
UPDATE: MICHIGAN WINS 4-3!! B1G CHAMPS! ON TO THE REGIONAL!!
Michigan is two games away from the NCAA Tournament.
This is the first meeting between Michigan and #4 Illinois this season.
Michigan is in the B1G Tournament Semifinals for the second consecutive season. But this time, they have the advantage and only need to win once today to advance to the championship against Maryland.
Game is on BTN.
EDIT: ONTO THE CHAMPIONSHIP