Originally written on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 11/14/14
Five Key Plays is sponsored by The Wolverines Collection (Swiss timepieces for the ultimate Michigan Man),  post in the comments below to vote on which is a game changer. 1) Michigan 7-0 run in the first half cuts Wisconsin’s lead to one With just under seven and a half minutes to go in the first half, Michigan found itself in a familiar place: down early on the road. The Wolverines were losing 24-16 and in desperate need of a spark offensively. However, it ended up being a strong defensive play that spark the Michigan offense, courtesy of Tim Hardaway Jr. After the junior missed a mid-range jumper, Wisconsin grabbed the rebound and got out on the break. Hardaway smartly hustled back to the defensive end and when he saw Sam Dekker closing in for layup on the left side he made a terrific defensive play, rotating over and drawing the charge. On the ensuing Michigan possession, Hardaway provided what he did for the Wolverines all game long: offense when they needed it most.  Hardaway ...
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