NEARLY

Michigan basketball coach John Bealene spoke to the media on Monday 11 February 2019 in Ann Arbor.
Orion Sang, Detroit Free Press

STATE COLLEGE, PA – No 6 Michigan's basketball was catastrophically the first half against Penn State on Tuesday night.

And he will have to return from a deficit of 13 points without a head coach.

John Bailey was thrown out for what was considered his first time in Michigan after he was arguing at the end of the first half.

After Penn State scored a breakthrough to extend its lead to 40-27 when the first half sounded, Beilein exchanged his words with the officials. He was judged by two technical fouls and thrown out of the game while assistant coaches Sady Washington and DeAndre Haynes tried to calm him down.

Michigan entered the game on Tuesday for the first time in Big Ten. At the last moment, Pen Pennon came.

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