LAHAINA, HAWAII (WWJ) – Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 21 to help lead the Michigan Wolverines to victory over the Memphis Tigers 73-61 Monday during the opening game in the Maui Invitational.
As heard on WWJ Newsradio 950 – No. 15 Michigan (4-0) easily wins the first match-up against No. 8 Memphis Tigers (1-1).
Hardaway topped the Michigan scoring and had 6 rebounds, Trey Burke had 14 points and Zack Novak added 8 – each had 3 rebounds.
“End of the game – we got the win,” said Trey Burke on WWJ.
Head coach John Beilein said of Burke’s play: “he certainly came out on this stage and played well.”
“He (Burke) is very tired … I don’t know if he could say the alphabet after the game,” said Beilein about Burke’s tireless play.
Charles Carmouche led the the Tigers with 14 pts. and Will Barton dropped in 9 pts.
Michigan will play Tuesday against Duke – game time 6:30 p.m.
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