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Five Key Plays: Michigan vs. Wisconsin

A loss to Wisconsin on Friday afternoon in the third round of the Big Ten tournament keeps Michigan squarely on the NIT bubble. In Five Key Plays, we take a closer look at the Wolverines’ near-upset, which ultimately ended in an 11-point defeat.

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Wisconsin 71, Michigan 60 -18
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Big Ten Tournament: Michigan vs. Wisconsin Recap

Michigan didn’t have enough to beat Wisconsin on Friday, but once more it showed that it should have the pieces to be formidable next year.

The Wolverines played Wisconsin to a 54-54 tie for 34 minutes, but – as we’ve seen all season – just couldn’t finish off their bigger, older and better opponent. Wisconsin answered Michigan’s valiant effort and closed the game on a 17-6 run and potentially ended Michigan’s season.

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Transcript: John Beilein, Zak Irvin and Spike Albrecht discuss loss to Wisconsin

John Beilein, Zak Irvin and Spike Albrecht were on the podium after Michigan’s loss to Wisconsin. Read their full comments in the transcript after the jump.

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Michigan 73, Illinois 55-5
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Big Ten Tournament: Michigan vs. Wisconsin Open Thread

Michigan and Wisconsin are set for a noon (eastern) tip-off at the United Center today.Michigan will hope to build off of momentum it built in a blowout win over Illinois, but will be facing the class of the conference. Join the discussion in the open thread after the jump.

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Wisconsin 69, Michigan 64 - #4
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Big Ten Tournament: Michigan vs. Wisconsin Preview

Any Big Ten tournament run is going to a require a big upset or two and Michigan will have a chance to do just that on Friday afternoon against Wisconsin. The Badgers are the class of the conference, outscoring league foes by .21 points per possession – more than twice as much as the league’s next best team.

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Game 21: Nebraska at Michigan Preview

Michigan hosts Nebraska this evening with a chance to bounce back from Saturday’s home loss to Wisconsin. The Cornhuskers have one of the best defenses in the Big Ten, but have struggled to score points this season despite featuring one of the conference’s best wing duos in Terran Petteway and Shavon Shields.

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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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