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For five minutes, Iowa State looked to be every bit the offensive force that their early season numbers indicated. The Cyclones jumped out to an early 13-12 lead thanks to a trio of early three point shots. But Michigan’s defense responded and controlled the game from that point onward. Iowa State would score just 12 points in the final 13 minutes of the first half as Michigan’s offense picked up steam and ended the half on a 22-12 run. Michigan stretched its lead in the second half to as high as 22 points. A late Iowa State run narrowed the final deficit but Michigan cruised with a 76-66 win.
It got dicey in the closing minutes on Saturday afternoon, but Michigan held on for the 10-point win over a talented Iowa State squad. Here’s video of John Beilein discussing the win.
Find the full notes and quotes from Beilein’s presser after the jump. [click to continue…]
Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Blake McLimans were available to discuss Michigan’s win over Iowa State. Find what they had to say in the embedded media player below.
Hardaway and McLimans after the jump. [click to continue…]
Michigan hosts Iowa State in its first home game in over two weeks and its first weekend game of the season. Tip off is scheduled for noon and the game will be televised on the Big Ten Network.
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