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Derrick Walton-led comeback not enough in Big Ten Tournament

With one last chance to come back in Michigan’s one last opportunity to secure an NCAA Tournament bid, Walton — who had been 0 for 11 shooting through two and a half games in the Big Ten Tournament — led the charge. It was ultimately a futile effort, but Walton’s growth was unmistakeable.

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Michigan 61, Purdue 56-13
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Big Ten Tournament: Michigan vs. Purdue Recap

Michigan put up a fight against Purdue in Indianapolis on Saturday afternoon, but fell short down the stretch with its NCAA future hanging in the balance.

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Video: Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman, Ricky Doyle and Mark Donnal discuss loss to Purdue

Watch the videos to see Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman, Ricky Doyle and Mark Donnal break down what went wrong, and where the team goes from here.

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Video: Zak Irvin, Derrick Walton Jr., Kam Chatman and Andrew Dakich break down loss to Purdue

After falling to No. 13 Purdue, the Michigan basketball team’s postseason destiny hangs in the balance. The Wolverines (10-8 Big Ten, 22-12 overall) fell behind early, and were unable to keep up with the Boilermakers’ post presence.

Watch the videos to see Zak Irvin, Derrick Walton Jr., Kam Chatman and Andrew Dakich break down what went wrong against the Boilermakers.

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Final Horn: Purdue 76, Michigan 59

Dominated in the post and unable to counter offensively, Michigan put its NCAA Tournament bid in jeopardy with a 76-59 loss to No. 13 Purdue. The result advanced the Boilermakers (12-6 Big Ten, 26-7 overall) into Sunday’s championship, while the Wolverines (10-8, 22-12) are left waiting for Selection Sunday to decide their fate.

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Big Ten Tournament: Michigan vs. Purdue Open Thread

Michigan’s season has new life after yesterday’s win over Indiana and the Wolverines will be looking to parlay that momentum into a trip to the Big Ten Tournament Championship Game.

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Michigan 61, Purdue 56-18
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Purdue looks to avenge loss after “not being ready to play” in Ann Arbor

The Boilermakers are 5-1 since their loss in Ann Arbor, including wins over Maryland and Wisconsin. Now, they have a chance to avenge the game that slipped away, and advance to the Big Ten Tournament finals too.

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Michigan 61, Purdue 56-9
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Big Ten Tournament: Michigan vs. Purdue Preview

Michigan is looking for its third win in three days as it gets set to face Purdue just 24 hours after its buzzer-beating win over Indiana on Friday.

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Moritz Wagner gives Michigan unexpected jolt of energy

The 6-foot-11 big man spent the season as one of the team’s most gently-used players, but made the most of his 16 minutes Friday, scoring nine points — more than he had scored in the Wolverines’ previous 14 games combined.

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Five Key Plays: Michigan 61, No. 18 Purdue 56

Though uncharacteristic at times, the Wolverines made plenty of plays on both ends of the court to seal the win. Here are our Five Key Plays from Saturday.

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