March Madness - Michigan Downs Virginia Commonwealth 78-53 - Match Report

March Madness - Michigan Downs Virginia Commonwealth 78-53 - Match Report

Virginia Commonwealth was run off the court by Michigan on Saturday as they blasted them 78-53 at Palace of Auburn Hills.

Bettors who backed Michigan were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 3.5 at sportsbooks.

Michigan got 21 points from Mitch McGary and another 18 points from Trey Burke. Trey Burke contributed 7 assists, while Mitch McGary cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.

Virginia Commonwealth got a 16-point performance from Juvonte Reddic, who was supported by 11 points from Treveon Graham. Darius Theus had 3 assists in a losing cause for Virginia Commonwealth, while Troy Daniels grabbed 4 rebounds.

Michigan led at halftime, 38-23.

Michigan won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-24.