04/18/2021 – Michigan vs. MSU – The National Championship Comparison

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It’s been a while since I updated the UM/MSU National Championship Comparison.  Since Michigan just won another national championship (the 57th team championship in school history), this time in Women’s Gymnastics on Saturday (04/17/2021), it’s time to update the count since 1989:

National Championships Since 1989
SportUMMSUAdvantage
Basketball (Men’s)19892000Even
Cross Country (Women’s)2014MSU
Field Hockey2001UM
Football1997UM
Gymnastics (Men’s)1999, 2010, 2013, 2014UM+4
Gymnastics (Women’s)2021UM
Hockey1996, 19982007UM
Softball2005UM
Swimming & Diving (Men’s)1995, 2013UM+2
Totals133UM+10

Just for comparison, MSU has won a total of 27 national championships in school history, 30 less than UM.