Whether or not Michigan is granted a NCAA Tournament bid Sunday night, they will still come out winners this weekend.
After a month of voting, Wolverine Head coach John Beilein announced that he was the winner of the ESPN Infiniti Coaches Charity Challenge.
YES! We WON the ESPN Infiniti Coaches Charity Challenge. Thanks to everyone for their daily votes to help us fight DIPG.#chadtough
— John Beilein (@JohnBeilein) March 13, 2016
With a social media push from Tammi Carr, and help from the Maize Rage (Michigan Basketball student section) The charity chosen by coach Beilein, The ChadTough Foundation, will receive a $100,000 donation from ESPN. The Foundation raises money to fight pediatriac brain cancer and DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma), the disease that took five year old Chad Carr’s life last November.