Photo: Dustin Johnston
Michigan’s season kept on rolling on Tuesday evening as the Wolverines beat Cleveland State by a final score of 77-47. After winning its first three games by a combined margin of 105 points, Michigan couldn’t have started the season on a better note.
Michigan junior Tim Hardaway Jr. displayed his improved skill-set once again in scoring a game high 17 points to go along with six rebounds and four assists. Freshman guard Nik Stauskas was impressive in his own right, adding 15 points on 5-of-6 shooting off of the bench while Trey Burke was steady with 12 points and seven assists.
The Wolverines jumped out to an 8-0 lead, which ballooned to 28 points at halftime, and controlled the game throughout. With the win, Michigan punched its ticket to New York City for a NIT Season Tip Off semifinal match-up against Pittsburgh on Wednesday, November 21st at 9:30 p.m. on ESPN2.
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