Purdue vs Michigan Wrap - Michigan Wins 75-66
|Purdue vs Michigan Wrap - Michigan Wins 75-66|
Michigan got 16 points from Nik Stauskas en route to a 75-66 victory over Purdue on Thursday at Crisler Center.
Michigan won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 11.5-point spread.
Derrick Walton Jr. had 14 points for Michigan and Caris LeVert chipped in with 14 points. Derrick Walton Jr. had 3 assists for them, while Caris LeVert was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Purdue got 16 points from A.J. Hammons in a losing cause and another 12 points from Bryson Scott. Ronnie Johnson contributed 3 assists for them, while A.J. Hammons had 8 rebounds.
Michigan hit the break leading 37-29 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Purdue as they grabbed 32 boards, while Michigan only had 30.