2014-15 Game 18

John Beilein Press Conference -- 1/20/15 at Rutgers
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Video & Quotes: John Beilein recaps morale-boosting win at Rutgers

Michigan coach John Beilein met with media in Piscataway, New Jersey following his team’s 54-50 win over Rutgers on Tuesday night. The coach spoke about the Wolverines’ patchwork first-half rotation, burning Andrew Dakich’s redshirt, Zak Irvin’s foul trouble and the importance of eking out the win.

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Game 19: Michigan at Rutgers Preview

Michigan gets its first taste of life without Caris LeVert this evening and is expected to have limited reserves on hand. The injury report also features Derrick Walton (turf toe), Spike Albrecht (sick), Ricky Doyle (sick), Kameron Chatman (knee), Zak Irvin (sick) and DJ Wilson (knee). The Wolverines are wounded and shorthanded, but still have one of their best remaining opportunities to steal a road victory of the season.

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Five Key Plays: Northwestern at Michigan

The Michigan basketball team eked out a 56-54 win over Northwestern on Saturday night at the Crisler Center. For a closer look at how it happened, check out Five Key Plays.

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Michigan 56, Northwestern 54-21
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Making first start, Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman delivers for Michigan

Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman earned the first start of his career filling in for a sick Spike Albrecht, and, with the Wolverines up one and a minute to play, he buried the game-winning three-pointer as Michigan held on to beat Northwestern, 56-54.

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Michigan 56, Northwestern 54-23
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Game 18: Northwestern at Michigan Recap

Michigan needed a bit of luck, but managed to escape with a 56-54 home victory over Northwestern on Saturday night thanks to clutch performances from Caris LeVert, Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman and Derrick Walton.

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John Beilein recaps slim win over Northwestern
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Video & Quotes: John Beilein praises Abdur-Rahkman, provides injury updates

The Michigan basketball team survived Northwestern, 56-54, on Saturday night at the Crisler Center. John Beilein praised Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman for filling in nicely as a starter, discussed what the Wolverines did to slow down Alex Olah and spoke on ailments to Zak Irvin and Caris LeVert.

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Michigan 56, Northwestern 54-8
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Photo Gallery: Michigan 56, Northwestern 54

All photos by Dustin Johnston. Full gallery after the jump.

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Chris Collins discusses close loss to Michigan
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Video: Chris Collins says Wildcats ‘keep getting their hearts ripped out’

Northwestern coach Chris Collins expressed his confidence in McIntosh, the ease with which the Wildcats dissected the 1-3-1 zone and the performances of some of Michigan’s players.

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Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman discusses first start, key shot
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Video: Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman, Max Bielfeldt discuss surprising performances

As John Beilein noted, no one came to Crisler Center expecting to watch Muhammad-Ali Abdur Rahkman hit a big shot late. But that’s exactly what the guard did. He and Max Bielfeldt contributed major minutes Saturday as Michigan escaped Northwestern, 56-54.

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Michigan 62, Minnesota 57 - #26
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Game 18: Northwestern at Michigan Open Thread

Michigan hosts Northwestern this evening for a late Saturday night game at the Crisler Center. The Wolverines and Wildcats will tip-off at 8:15 p.m. and the game will be broadcast by Joe Davis and Jim Jackson on the Big Ten Network. Join the discussion in the comments section after the jump before, during and after tonight’s game.

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