2014-15 Game 22

Five Key Plays: Michigan at Michigan State
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Five Key Plays: Michigan at Michigan State

The Michigan basketball team nearly pulled off the improbable, forcing overtime against Michigan State at the Breslin Center despite a pair of major injuries. We take a closer look at Sunday’s game, focusing mostly on the positives.

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Once again, shaky overtime mars surprising performance by Michigan

The Michigan basketball team’s season would look much different right now if it had stolen a pair of overtime games rather than lost them. But the Wolverine couldn’t score in the extra period Sunday, and another opportunity for a résumé-building victory slipped through its fingers.

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Game 22: Michigan at Michigan State Recap

Michigan’s two best players were sitting on the bench in walking boots, but the Wolverines still managed to take Michigan State to overtime at the Breslin Center on Sunday afternoon. While Michigan ran out of gas in overtime, being outscored 10-0 by the Spartans in the extra period, it was an impressive effort from a Michigan team that played two walk-ons and four freshmen in one of the country’s most hostile arenas.

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Beilein talks overtime loss to MSU
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Video: John Beilein says Michigan ‘panicked’ in overtime at Michigan State

After the Wolverines fell to the Spartans, 76-66, John Beilein discussed the maturation of Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman, gave updates on Derrick Walton’s injury and spoke on the overtime struggles.

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Video: Spike Albrecht, Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman discuss big games against Spartans

John Beilein said his starting point guard looked like “the old Spike.” The coach added that Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman made plays he didn’t even see in film. The Michigan basketball team lost to Michigan State, 76-66, but both guards had big afternoons at the Breslin Center.

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Tom Izzo discusses rivalry win over Michigan
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Video: Tom Izzo talks close victory over Michigan

Following his team’s 76-66 overtime victory, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo discussed injuries, the decision not to call timeout at the end of regulation and the production off the bench from Matt Costello.

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Game 22: Michigan at Michigan State Open Thread

Michigan and Michigan State resume their rivalry this afternoon in East Lansing. Tip-off is scheduled for 1 p.m. on CBS and you can join the open thread discussion after the jump.

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Notebook: Michigan will ‘find out what Big Ten basketball is all about’ in East Lansing

Only four active players on Michigan’s roster have ever played at Michigan State and one of the four, Derrick Walton, remains questionable with a foot injury. The rest of Michigan’s roster will learn quickly what the rivalry is all about on Sunday.

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Game 22: Michigan at Michigan State Preview

Michigan heads to the Breslin Center this weekend to renew its rivalry with Michigan State. The Wolverines have won six of the last nine meetings between the two programs, but will have their hands full in East Lansing against a Spartan team that will be hungry for revenge.

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