Originally posted on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 3/23/13
Bryan Fuller Team PTS PPP FG FG% 2P 2P% 3P 3PT% FT FT% OR DR AST TO STL BLK PF MICH 78 1.20 31-60 52% 25-40 63% 6-20 30% 10-11 91% 12 41 17 12 7 0 7 VCU 53 .81 20-42 48% 20-42 48% 3-16 19% 4-6 67% 7 17 6 11 9 2 14 Michigan is headed to the Sweet 16. Despite a long month of hard questions, doubts and frustration the Wolverines regained their form on the NCAA tournament’s grand stage at the Palace of Auburn Hills. Michigan breezed by South Dakota State and VCU by a combined 40 points to punch their ticket to Dallas. The swagger is back and it couldn’t come at a better time for the Wolverines. VCU might have had the stronger brand but Michigan left no doubt who had the better basketball team. The Wolverines handled VCU’s vaunted ‘havoc’ full court press with ease and played their best game in over a month, if not the season. Michigan controlled the glass on both ends of the floor, exploited VCU’s pressure defense and shutdown a usually capable Ram offense. The end result was a decisive
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