Michigan 68, Northwestern 46

Dylan Burkhardt

No. 1 ranked Michigan was without its starting five man Jordan Morgan but the Wolverines still had the National Player of the Year front runner in uniform. Trey Burke played close to a flawless game, scoring 18 points and handing out eight assists to just one turnover.

The Wolverine offense flirted with perfection in the first half, scoring 1.5 points per possession, and put things into cruise control in the second, coasting to a 68-46 victory.

While Burke led the way, Glenn Robinson III (13), Nik Stauskas (11) and Jon Horford (10) all reached double figures in supporting efforts. Mitch McGary added a career high 11 rebounds in 15 minutes off the bench.

Michigan moves to 20-1 (7-1 B1G) with the victory and sets up  a marquee showdown in Bloomington, Indiana on Saturday against No. 3 ranked Indiana. Full post game coverage to follow, post game discussion thread below.

  • Ben

    Heard AJ Turner was going to be at game tonight…Any word on him being there? offered?

    • AJ was there. We’ll try to catch up with him for an update afterward.

  • Patrick

    Dylan any chance you could inform me on total number of possessions for the game?

    • 52.

      • Patrick

        Thank you!

      • David

        What an incredible slow game.

  • ChocoJoe

    Fun night in Crisler with all those light-up glasses.