The Michigan Daily - Monday, November 22, 2004 - 5A
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Michigan Daily front pages upon securing a Rose Bowl berth by beating
gan sent on to beat Southern Cal. in the Rose Bowl 22-14; after the 191
1997 win, Michigan beat Washington State at the Rose Bowl 21-16; afi
tate, from left: After beating Ohio State in 1988, Michi-
Michigan went on to lose to Washington 34-14; after the
year's win, Michigan lost to Southern Cal. 28-14.
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Continued from page 1A deseye to go to Pasadena because of Saturday's ever a R
Edwards said. No, Mic cznt get it done on erformance. You could argue that this team is has gon
Saturday. Didn' q ' cuteclo&4 poor representative for the Big Ten. You could Grant
But the I iat the lIvnes ar< 4a<ig eVUD. argue that this team should feel nothing but poorlya
back to the Rose Bowl bis that, prto to>te emarassment right now. urday. P
trip to Columbus, they did s_ 'ething gt . Youd be wrong. cent eff
For seven straight conference ges ;they had "When you win the conference championship, offense,
done enough rightto win. you don't have apologize, you don't have to hang But d
Enough to have Michigan in AsjontoIoe |o your head," Michigan coach Lloyd Carr said. "Are what Mi
Ohio State and still be the Big Tens rep esenta- we disappointed? You're damn right we are. But by a fre
tive in the greatest bowl game df all. fis was by the same token, we did some things too." ning ba
a team that, time and time again, was pihed to Let's keep in mind that, prior to last year, in the R
the edge of the cliff and managed to 6oid fall- Michigan hadn't been to a Rose Bowl since 1997 Thos
ing off. - and now the Wolverines are going for the sec- Even
The Wolverines were written off after losing ond straight year.
at Notre Dame. They responded by running off For as much excitement as everyone showed for
eight straight wins - including three You' ve- going to Pasadena last year, there's been a pretty
ismissal of the magnitude of that accom-
nt in light of Saturday's loss.
helped send Michigan out west, but when-
ose Bowl trip ends your season, nothing
e terribly wrong.
ed, the regular season ended about as
as it could have in the Horseshoe on Sat-
Michigan failed to put forth a 100-per-
ort in its biggest game - an inexcusable
no question about it.
on't let Saturday's implosion overshadow
ichigan accomplished - despite being led
eshman quarterback and a freshman run-
ck: A Big Ten championship and a berth
e are two things that Michigan earned.
if it doesn't seem like it.
Chris Burke can reached at
Getting your tickets
How to score some roses of your own
Student football season-ticket holders may buy
one Rose Bowl ticket for $140 at mgoblue.com/
ticketoffice until 5 p.m. on Nov. 30.
Students must order online with Visa,
Mastercard, Discover or electronic check. Students
unable to access their online applications can
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with their student
numbers and names.
Students can order tickets as a group online.
However, no changes to group tickets can be made
In the case of a shortage, tickets will be assigned
via lottery. Groups will be considered as one ticket;
either all members will receive tickets or none will.
Victors Club members, MClub members and
faculty/staff ticket holders can buy online tickets
for $140 each.
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