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Michigan took a 7 point lead at the half behind Nik Stauskas' 13 points, then played the Wolfpack even in the second stanza to win by 7, 79-72.
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Nik Stauskas averaged 12.5 ppg to help Michigan win its first NIT Season Tip-Off title, and for his efforts has been named Big Ten Freshman of the Week.
Michigan put on an offensive clinic for much of Tuesday night’s victory over North Carolina State, and the teachers were Trey Burke and Nik Stauskas.
The # 3 ranked Michigan Wolverines (6-0) knocked off #18 NC State (4-2) 79-72, doing their part in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Michigan tried to pull away from the Wolfpack a few times but the talented NC State team kept fighting until the final whistle.
The win is a solid one for Michigan as NC State represented the highest ranked team Michigan will see during the non-conference...
Michigan Basketball will host NC State on Tuesday night as part of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Tip off is scheduled for 7:30pm and the game will be televised on ESPN. The Wolverines enter the game with a spotless 5-0 record and are fresh off an NIT Season Tip off championship.
The Wolfpack began the season as a Top 5 team, but have stumbled out of the gate. They were thrashed by Oklahoma...
1) Nik Stauskas dominates the first half
During his best performance of his young college career — by far — Nik Stauskas showed the Wolverine faithful his full offensive repertoire. The freshman finished with 20 points for the game, and a sizeable portion of that success came from beyond the arc. With Trey Burke’s scoring limited in the first half, Stauskas picked up the offensive...
GoBlueWolverine's Andre Barthwell and Kyle Bogenschutz convene on the Crisler Center floor to discuss Michigan's 79-72 win over NC State Tuesday evening as part of the ACC/B1G Challenge. The duo touch down Trey Burke's steady play, Nik Stauskas hot hand, and more!
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan freshman Nik Stauskas has spent his whole life honing his 3-point shot.
He's been so devoted to the craft that he missed out on growing up Canadian. Despite living outside Toronto, he doesn't like hockey -- "I just never got into it" -- and has no idea who Alanis Morissette might be.
As long as he's shooting like he did Tuesday...
Michigan’s looked to be in cruise control against No. 18 North Carolina State but nearly let a big lead slip away before barely holding on down the stretch for a 79-72 win. Nik Stauskas led Michigan with 20 points but he had plenty of support. Trey Burke added a double double with 18 points and 11 assists while Tim Hardaway Jr. and Glenn Robinson III also reached double figures...
Nik Stauskas, Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. met with the media after Michigan’s seven point win over No. 18 NC State. Stauskas scored a team high 20 points while Burke notched a double double with 18 points and a career high 12 assists. Watch the videos in the embedded media players below (continued after the jump).
Michigan's Taylor Lewan and Will Hagerup each picked up individual honors on the first night of Big Ten football awards Monday, while several Wolverines and Spartans were named to the All-Conference teams.
Lewan won the Rimington-Pace Award for the conference's best offensive lineman and Hagerup picked up the Eddleman-Fields Award for the best punter. Lewan was also named...
Led by point guard Trey Burke, Michigan is one of the top teams in the country. Here is a quick preview of tonight's opponent.
Michigan coach Brady Hoke says he expects junior Devin Gardner to get a fifth year of eligibility.
Hoke says documentation for Gardner's medical-redshirt request is being sent to the Big Ten.
Gardner started the last four games of the regular season at quarterback. He was limited to three games as a freshman at least in part because of a back injury. If a medical hardship is...
Photo: Dustin Johnston
Michigan looks to stay perfect tonight as it faces its first top-25 foe of the season in No. 18 ranked NC State. The first marquee home game for the new-look Wolverines will also pay homage to last year’s team as the 2011-12 Big Ten Championship banner is unveiled before game time (scheduled for 7:15 p.m.).
Tip off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. with Mike Tirico...
Photo: Dustin Johnston
It’s too early to draw any real conclusions after five games, but it’s safe enough to start to observe a few trends. Michigan has looked very good, good enough to move its Ken Pomeroy rating up from 12th to 6th. The Wolverines rank 4th in offensive efficiency and 15th in defensive efficiency thus far and have impressed against both mid-major and high-major...