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Posted on Sun, Mar 20, 2011 : 11:26 a.m.

What you need to know about Michigan's basketball game vs. Duke in the NCAA tourney

By Staff


Members of the Duke basketball team present a sizable challenge for the Michigan basketball team in today's NCAA tournament game.

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Two years, three months.

That's how long it's been since John Beilein got the first big win of his tenure with the Michigan basketball team, an early-season win over No. 4 Duke, 81-73, at Crisler Arena. Can he get a program-defining win over those same Blue Devils today?

Following a lopsided win over Tennesee on Friday, Michigan faces Duke today in the third round of this year's NCAA tournament. Here's what you need to know:

WHO: No. 8 seeded Michigan (21-13) vs. No. 1 seeded Duke (31-4).

WHAT: NCAA tournament third-round game (a.k.a. the round of 32).

WHERE: Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, N.C.

WHEN: 2:45 p.m. today.

BROADCAST INFO: Television: CBS. Radio: WTKA 1050-AM; Sirius Ch. 26; XM Ch. 243.