2014-15 Game 20

Five Key Plays: Wisconsin at Michigan
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Five Key Plays: Wisconsin at Michigan

Michigan fought No. 6 Wisconsin to the wire Saturday night at the Crisler Center, but the upset bid fell short. Our Five Key Plays provides a closer look at how the shorthanded Wolverines managed to take one of the nation’s best teams to overtime.

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Wisconsin 69, Michigan 64 - #24
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Wolverines ‘don’t believe in moral victories,’ but Wisconsin game impressive nonetheless

Showcased between ESPN’s powerful video feature on Austin Hatch and Frank Kaminsky’s game-sealing free throws was a young and hobbled Michigan squad going toe-to-toe with the best team in the conference and nearly pulling it off.

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Wisconsin 69, Michigan 64 - #22
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Game 20: Wisconsin at Michigan Recap

Michigan gave Wisconsin everything it could handle on Saturday evening, but the Badgers had too much talent despite Derrick Walton’s heroics down the stretch. Walton’s three-pointer with one second remaining sent the game to overtime, but a 6-0 Wisconsin run in the extra period knocked out the Wolverines.

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John Beilein recaps loss to Wisconsin
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Video & Quotes: John Beilein says ‘none of us should be happy’ after Wisconsin loss

On Friday, John Beilein said he hoped Michigan would “hang in there” against Wisconsin to hopefully have a chance to win late. The coach got what he wanted: The Wolverines forced overtime on a three-pointer by Derrick Walton.

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Wisconsin 69, Michigan 64 - #27
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Photo Gallery: Wisconsin 69, Michigan 64

All photos by Teresa Mathew, full gallery after the jump.

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Bo Ryan talks decision not to foul at end of regulation, win over Michigan
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Video: Bo Ryan recaps overtime win at Michigan

Bo Ryan discussed the rising popularity of the internet, his plans to build a bakery and Wisconsin’s victory over Michigan on Saturday evening. Watch the Badger head coach in the embedded media player after the jump.

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Video: Derrick Walton, Zak Irvin and Max Bielfeldt talk overtime loss to Wisconsin
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Video: Derrick Walton, Zak Irvin and Max Bielfeldt talk overtime loss to Wisconsin

Zak Irvin knew the shot was good from the moment it left Derrick Walton’s hands. But despite the sophomore guard’s three-pointer to force overtime, the Michigan basketball team fell to Wisconsin, 69-64, on Saturday night. After the game, Walton spoke about the dramatic shot, and Max Bielfeldt discussed the solid performances from the Wolverines’ three centers. Meanwhile, Irvin said Michigan doesn’t believe in moral victories.

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Michigan 56, Northwestern 54-26
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Game 20: Wisconsin at Michigan Open Thread

Michigan hosts its biggest home game of the season as the Wisconsin Badgers travel to Ann Arbor. The Wolverines will be without Caris LeVert, but their other injuries are all improving. College GameDay will be live from Crisler Center starting at 6:00 p.m. with tip-off scheduled for 7:00 p.m. The game will be broadcast by ESPN with Dan Shulman, Jay Bilas and Shannon Spake handling broadcasting duties.

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Jay Bilas says Michigan can still make NCAA Tournament
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Video: ESPN’s Jay Bilas, Seth Greenberg and Jay Williams preview GameDay

ESPN analysts Jay Bilas, Seth Greenberg and Jay Williams met with local media in Ann Arbor to preview College GameDay. The three had mixed opinions about whether Michigan can make the NCAA Tournament but expressed how impressed they’ve been with John Beilein and the program.

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Michigan 73, Illinois 65 (OT) -25
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Notebook: Wolverines getting healthy, need to ‘hang in there’ against Wisconsin

John Beilein discussed the challenges involved with stopping Wisconsin’s offense while updating the injury report ahead of Saturday’s ESPN GameDay clash against the Badgers. Andrew Dakich also discussed the decision to burn his redshirt and enter the game at Rutgers on Tuesday.

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