Big Ten Tournament - Recap - Wisconsin Defeats Michigan 68-59
|Big Ten Tournament - Recap - Wisconsin Defeats Michigan 68-59|
Traevon Jackson scored 16 points leading Wisconsin to a 68-59 victory over Michigan at United Center on Friday.
Wisconsin won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2-point spread as underdogs.
Wisconsin got 14 points from Ben Brust and another 12 points from Ryan Evans. Ryan Evans contributed 6 assists, while Mike Bruesewitz cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Michigan got a 19-point performance from Trey Burke, who was supported by 14 points from Tim Hardaway Jr.. Trey Burke had 7 assists in a losing cause for Michigan, while Tim Hardaway Jr. grabbed 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Michigan were victorious, as the score was 20-17 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Michigan as they grabbed 38 boards, while Wisconsin only had 37.