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Students In Ann Arbor Went Bananas After Michigan's Final Four Win

Michigan students celebrate the school's Final Four victory.


Michigan may be a football school, but students in Ann Arbor are pretty pumped with the men's basketball team's most recent run to the national championship. Michigan knocked off Loyola Chicago earlier today.

The Wolverines were on the ropes into the second half. A late game surge propelled John Beilein's club past the upstart Ramblers for a 69-57.

Moritz "Moe" Wagner was a beast for the Wolverines once again. He paced Michigan with 24 points and 15 rebounds, leading the way during the comeback.

With the win, Michigan students in Ann Arbor are having themselves a big night.

The scene from the school is pretty impressive. Videos are starting to emerge on social media.

Now imagine if Michigan was to take home a national championship on Monday night. You can safely assume there'll be a lot of missed classes on April 3.

Michigan will need to get off the schneid in national title games to do so. The Wolverines program is just 1-5 when reaching the national championship.

The team won its sole national title in 1989. In a bizarre piece of college hoops history, Bill Freider led the team through the regular season, but when it was revealed that he would leave for Arizona State at season's end, athletic director Bo Schembechler made him resign.

Steve Fisher would then lead the team to the national championship. The Wolverines beat Seton Hall 80-79 in overtime to capture it.

Fisher and UM would go on to lose back-to-back titles with the famed "Fab Five" teams in 1992 and 1993. The Wolverines also fell to John Wooden's UCLA Bruins in the 1965 title game, and to Bob Knight's undefeated Indiana Hoosiers in 1976.

Michigan could very well face another juggernaut in this title game. No. 1 seed Villanova is rolling Kansas at the half, 47-32.