WEST LAFAYETTE — One month and six wins after getting blown out by Southern Methodist in Dallas, the Michigan basketball team went on the road against a ranked team again. This time it was No. 20 Purdue, but the result was similar. The Wolverines (2-1 Big Ten, 12-4 overall) were bullied down low and could not keep pace in the end with the Boilermakers (2-1, 14-2).
Despite a spirited effort without their senior leader, Caris LeVert, Michigan fell to Purdue, 87-70. Here’s our instant reaction from the game.