Michigan gets smaller Big Ten Championship Trophy

A reader, Chris, pointed this out via email.

Anyone know why Michigan got a smaller Big Ten Championship trophy?

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I mean, it’s not the Stanley Cup or the Little Brown Jug… it’s just some generic ordered trophy, so it’s probably different every year.

Maybe I’m wrong, but I couldn’t have told you what the trophy looked like.

Tom Crean wanted a life-size trophy to stand next to

Pretty sure the trophy Michigan got at Illinois was temporary.

I believe you are spot on Dylan.

This is the bigger trophy.