University of Michigan
Americans’ confidence in the economy fell this month to the lowest level since April, as many worried about the impact of a 16-day partial government shutdown. The decline could weigh on spending and economic growth.
After the Supreme Court ruled a decade ago that race could be a factor in college admissions in a Michigan case, affirmative action opponents persuaded the state’s voters to outlaw any consideration of race. Now, the high court is weighing whether that change to Michigan’s constitution is itself discriminatory.
The Terps add 6’9″ Sophomore Forward Evan Smotrycz from Michigan. He’ll sit out 2012-13, but will have two years of eligibility remaining.