Michigan vs Michigan State Wrap - Michigan Wins 80-75
|Michigan vs Michigan State Wrap - Michigan Wins 80-75|
Michigan earned an 80-75 victory over Michigan State on Saturday, getting 19 points from Derrick Walton Jr. at Breslin Center.
Michigan won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5.5-point spread as underdogs.
Nik Stauskas had 19 points for Michigan and Caris LeVert chipped in with 17 points. Derrick Walton Jr. had 4 assists for them, while Caris LeVert was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Michigan State got 27 points from Gary Harris in a losing cause and another 12 points from Alvin Ellis III. Keith Appling contributed 10 assists for them, while Matt Costello had 9 rebounds.
Michigan trailed at halftime, 36-30.
Michigan had a 34-30 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.