Originally posted on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 12/21/12
1) Michigan builds an early lead with 20-0 run in the first half For the briefest of moments, it appeared Eastern Michigan was going to make Thursday night’s match-up with Michigan a challenge for the Wolverines. After this early run, Michigan made it clear that this would not be the case. Michigan looked tentative attacking the 2-3 zone on their first few offensive possessions, and found themselves down 6-2 as a result but the Wolverines turned it on in a stunning display of just how many ways they can attack a defense. After kicking things off with a rare hook shot from Jordan Morgan, all five Michigan starters contributed points to the run, illustrating exactly how dangerous the Wolverine offense can be. Glenn Robinson III nailed a smooth midrange jumper in the middle of the zone and finished strong inside; Trey Burke took matter into his own hands in finishing a layup with plenty of contact in the post; Tim Hardaway Jr. not only ran the floor on the fast break expertly, but con...
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