2014-15 Game 15

Five Key Plays - at Penn State #1
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Five Key Plays: Michigan at Penn State

Michigan earned its first road win of the season Tuesday night by defeating Penn State, 73-64. For a closer look at how it happened and to see which players delivered in the clutch, check out our Five Key Plays from the game.

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Michigan regains shooting stroke in key win at Penn State

It didn’t take long for Michigan’s shooting nightmare against Purdue to become a distant memory.

The Wolverines (9-6, 2-1 B1G) shot 53.5 percent from the floor and 60 percent from beyond the arc in a 73-64 win against Penn State on Tuesday in State College, tallying a 63.3 percent eFG%. Caris LeVert and Zak Irvin led the charge, respectively dropping 18 and 17 points on the Nittany Lions (12-4, 0-3).

“They’re a little bit smoother with their stroke,” Beilein said of his team’s 24-45 shooting performance after the game. “They’re just feeling better.”

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Game 15: Michigan at Penn State Recap

Michigan picked up a valuable road win at Penn State with its best shooting performance in weeks. The Wolverines let the Nittany Lions back into the game in the second half, but clutch performances from Caris LeVert, Zak Irvin and Derrick Walton were enough to seal the deal in Michigan’s best offensive performance of the season against a high-major opponent.

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Beilein: LeVert Has "Swag Back"
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Video & Quotes: John Beilein talks road win at Penn State

Michigan head coach John Beilein was pleased to see his team earn a hard fought road victory at Penn State on Tuesday evening. Watch the coach’s comments in the embedded media player and read select quotes after the jump.

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Video: Zak Irvin, Caris LeVert and Derrick Walton recap win at Penn State

Zak Irvin, Caris LeVert and Derrick Walton were available for the media after Michigan’s nine point win at Penn State. Michigan’s ‘big three’ combined for 47 points and were the only Wolverines to reach double figures in the victory. Watch the interview in the embedded media player after the jump.

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Purdue 64, Michigan 51-7
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Game 15: Michigan at Penn State Open Thread

Tip-off in State College is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. (BTN) between Michigan and Penn State. The Wolverines will be looking for a critical bounce back win against a Penn State team that just lost to Rutgers.

Join the comments section after the jump to take part in our open thread.

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Game 15: Michigan at Penn State Preview

Michigan plays at Penn State this evening (7 p.m., BTN) in search of its first road win of the season. The Wolverines will be matched up against one of the conference’s top guards in DJ Newbill and a Penn State team searching for its first Big Ten win of the season.

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Notebook: John Beilein applauds Ricky Doyle’s progress

John Beilein discussed Michigan’s upcoming trip to Penn State (Tuesday, 7 p.m.) and the progress of Michigan’s young players including big man Ricky Doyle. Beilein also spoke on the importance of embracing adversity from top to bottom.

“Everyone, the coaching staff and the veterans, have to continue to find a way to embrace adversity,” Beilein said. “This is truly a different team than we’ve had the last couple of years. Wins are going to be very challenging.”

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