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Michigan resonates with recruits near and far


Michigan’s Ray Fisher Stadium is a growing destination for players from both coasts.

For five days in May it wasn’t just the opening line to the chorus of the most famous collegiate fight song.

Hail! to the victors valiant

Hail! to the conqu’ring heroes

Hail! Hail! to Michigan

The leaders and best

No, capping a triumphant week in Minneapolis, the Michigan Wolverines were indeed the leaders and the best, champions of the 2015 Big Ten Tournament. Victors of the conference postseason for a Big Ten-tying-best ninth time, the Wolverines were back in the NCAA Tournament for first time since 2008, their 22nd trip to the national tournament. Seeking to solidify the program’s return to one with national relevance, a coast-to-coast recruiting effort has spurred Michigan’s rise.

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Ohio State re-ups with Beals through 2017

The Buckeyes are to be lead by head coach Greg Beals through the 2017.

His contract extended, Greg Beals will lead Ohio State through the 2017 season.

By way of an Ohio Public Records Law request, in obtaining the operating employment agreement of Ohio State head baseball coach Greg Beals, B1G Baseball has learned the Ohio State University Department of Athletics has a new agreement in place with Beals, an agreement for Beals to lead the Buckeye baseball program through the 2017 season.

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Players and signees forgo pros on deadline day

While a pair of right-handed pitchers from the Bluegrass State shocked the college baseball world and carried the news as top 75 draft picks Kyle Cody and Kyle Funkhouser announced their respective returns to Kentucky and Louisville, all was quiet in the Big Ten as Friday’s 5 p.m. Eastern deadline for players drafted in the 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft to sign came and pass without any last-minute deals down, an anticipated quiet afternoon did not offer any surprises.

As college players return for another year, high school players set to join a Big Ten program for at least three years, unless they turn 21 within 45 days of the draft following their sophomore year, coaches can now exhale and turn all attention to the 2016 season.

Here’s a collection announcing their decisions to hear, or return to Big Ten programs.

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