Big Ten Tournament - Michigan Downs Ohio State 72-69 - Match Report
Michigan got 18 points from Nik Stauskas as they ran past Ohio State 72-69 on Saturday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Michigan won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as favorites.
Michigan got 17 points from Caris LeVert and another 11 points from Glenn Robinson III. Derrick Walton Jr. contributed 4 assists, while Caris LeVert cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Ohio State got 19 points from LaQuinton Ross in a losing cause and another 18 points from Shannon Scott. Aaron Craft contributed 6 assists for them, while Aaron Craft had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Michigan were victorious, as the score was 41-37 at the break.
Ohio State had a 31-26 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.