Hoop success helps football recruiting 

April, 10, 2013
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- When the confetti fell from the Georgia Dome on Monday night, the 2012-13 basketball season was officially over and the Michigan basketball team was just a few made shots and defensive possessions away from a national title.

And while it might not have been the fairytale ending the Michigan basketball program was hoping for, the Wolverines have kept maize and blue relevant into April, something that hadn’t happened in quite some time. And for those weeks, football seemed to take a back seat to basketball around the country and in Ann Arbor.

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