Originally posted on MaizeAndGoBlue  |  Last updated 11/23/12
Final 1st 2nd Total #4 Michigan 29 42 71 Kansas State 24 33 57 For the second time in two games, Michigan shot fewer threes than their preseason tournament opponent, and for the second time is as many tries, Michigan beat an undefeated high-major opponent behind the scoring punch of Tim Hardaway, Jr. It’s becoming more and more evident with every passing game that John Beilein is constantly adapting his system to match the strengths and weaknesses of his personnel on the court. In Michigan’s two games at Madison Square Garden, the Wolverines hoisted a combined 29 three-point attempts and only made seven of them. In years past, any Michigan fan could have easily predicted a pair of losses, seeing no way a Michigan team could out-muscle Pittsburgh and Kansas State, two historically big, bruising, rebounding-minded squads, inside the arc. But that is exactly what happened. Eleven Wolverines saw the court in all, and nine of them grabbed two or more rebounds on the way to dominat...
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