February 4th, 2013 at 8:43 PM ^

Let's use a little reason here.

Do you think it's more likely that the NCAA has forgotten about basic uniform rules or that teams asked for and received permission to wear these?

ADs want crazy uniforms to sell, NCAA says "sure, fuck the rules if we can make a few bucks" and we get unreadable uniforms.


February 4th, 2013 at 6:15 PM ^

Marketing guy at Adidas: Art design guy, give us a totally neato jersey for Michigan basketball.

Art design guy at Adidas: Super duper, how about yellow?

Marketing guy at Adidas: Yellow? Just yellow? Nothing else? How about the shoes?

Art design guy at Adidas: Yellow too. Just yellow!

Marketing guy at Adidas: Radical! Let's do it!

Art design guy at Adidsas: I'll have my 6th grade kid whip something up in power point and we'll send it to print!

Marketing guy at Adidas: Done and done, and I mean done.


February 4th, 2013 at 10:12 PM ^

If Adidas was really interested in designing uniforms that put as  much "maize" on these as possible, they would've treated their precious three stripes just as they did "Michigan" on the front of the jersey.

New mantra: it's not the name on the front of the jersey, it's the logo on the back of the shoes???

If the kids like them, whatever...


February 4th, 2013 at 4:51 PM ^

Im sorry but are those MAIZE or YELLOW?   Becuase Ive always wanted the 3rd jersey to be a  maize one, and maize being closer to the orange side,  as in DARK YELLOW, like when the sun sets.  This jersey looks like YELLOW, like our football helmets.

oriental andrew

February 4th, 2013 at 5:03 PM ^

very reminiscent of the NBA Christmas jerseys, given that they're all made by Adidas.  Anyone happen to watch the Pacers play in their alternates and recall how difficult it was to see the numbers/names?  Not as big a deal with basketball as with football, as you can actually see people's faces and bodies, unless you're not familiar with all the players.  Meaning, WE shouldn't have a problem identifying players, but osu fans probably will (but who cares about them anyway amiright?)


February 4th, 2013 at 5:05 PM ^

I'm not going to throw a hissy fit over something relatively minor like this.  I will throw a hissy fit if I ever see those bumble bee uniforms we had in the trash tornado game.

Adidas University of Michigan Basketball  Adidas University of Michigan Basketball

Hopefully they already tested the number thing after the bowl game debacle. 


February 4th, 2013 at 5:21 PM ^

And thought this post was talking about busting out all maize uniforms for the football team vs. Ohio, not the basketball team.  The thought of 300 lb behemoths dressed in an all maize football gear ensemble is grounds for immediate arrest and physical brutality by the Fashion Police.  Unless of course, you're an Oregon fan, in which case you happily refer to it as "Awesome Nike Alternative Combat Uniform #7."





February 4th, 2013 at 5:10 PM ^

I wish we would go back to wearing blue jerseys at home like in football. I don't know why basketball went to whites at home in the first place and I hate those shoes.