2015-16 Game 29

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Game 30: Michigan at Wisconsin Preview

Michigan’s trip to Madison didn’t look that intimidating in early January when the Badgers were 9-9, losers of three straight with defeats to Western Illinois, Milwaukee, Marquette and Northwestern. Now there’s only one, maybe two teams in the Big Ten playing better basketball than Wisconsin, which has won nine of its last ten games in a stretch that includes wins at Iowa and at Maryland to shake up the Big Ten title race.

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Five Key Plays: Michigan 72, Northwestern 63
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Five Key Plays: Michigan 72, Northwestern 63

Michigan stepped up in the second half to come away with a 72-63 win over Northwestern. Here are our five key plays from the win over the Wildcats.

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Behind underclassmen push, Michigan keeps tournament hopes alive

Behind Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman’s 19 points and the clutch bench play of Aubrey Dawkins and Ricky Doyle, Michigan’s sophomore class steered the team past Northwestern and kept its NCAA Tournament hopes alive.

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Game 29: Northwestern at Michigan Recap

Whatever psychological reasoning you want to use — flat; nervous; up-tight; feeling the pressure — Michigan was awful in the opening stretches of both halves on Wednesday night at the Crisler Center.

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Video & Quotes: John Beilein breaks down win over Northwestern

Michigan head coach John Beilein was pleased with his team’s win over Northwestern on Wednesday night as the Wolverines picked up their 20th win of the season. Beilein discussed Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman and Aubrey Dawkins’ big performances and what the win means for Michigan’s season.

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Video: Chris Collins talks loss at Michigan

Northwestern coach Chris Collins cited the Wildcats’ fouling as a critical reason for their loss at Michigan on Wednesday night. The head coach was pleased with his team’s preparation, but they just didn’t have enough to pull off the road upset.

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Video: Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman, Aubrey Dawkins recap win over Northwestern

Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman and Aubrey Dawkins helped Michigan to a critical win over Northwestern on Wednesday night. The Wolverine sophomores scored 30 of Michigan’s 72 points in the win and carried the Wolverines when other options struggled. Hear from both players in the attached media players.

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Final Horn: Michigan 72, Northwestern 63

Behind strong play toward the end of the second half on both ends of the court, the Wolverines (10-6, 20-6) took down Northwestern, 72-63.

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Game 29: Northwestern at Michigan Open Thread

With less than two weeks to play in the regular season, Michigan hosts Northwestern tonight in an effort to keep its NCAA tournament resume up to snuff. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Crisler Center despite the snow with the Big Ten Network handling the broadcast.

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Game 29: Northwestern at Michigan Preview

Michigan’s season is getting down to crunch time and tonight’s home game against Northwestern is about as close to it gets as a must win. It’s not so much that a win will cure the Wolverines’ problems as a loss would cripple them.

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