Michigan vs Western Michigan Final: 73-41 - Recap
|Michigan vs Western Michigan Final: 73-41 - Recap|
The battle between Michigan and Western Michigan didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Western Michigan was handed a 73-41 defeat on Tuesday at Crisler Arena.
Michigan won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 21-point spread as favorites.
Trey Burke had 20 points for Michigan and Nik Stauskas chipped in with 11 points. Trey Burke had 7 assists for them, while Jordan Morgan was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Western Michigan got 10 points from Darius Paul in a losing cause and another 6 points from Nate Hutcheson. Austin Richie contributed 3 assists for them, while Darius Paul had 10 rebounds.
Michigan hit the break leading 35-21 before taking care of business in the second half.
Michigan won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-31.