Cavaliers Top Wolverines 70-58

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WWJ) – Zack Novak had a team high 12 points but it wasn’t enough as the Michigan Wolverines fall to the Virginia Cavaliers 70-58 on Tuesday night.

As heard on WWJ 950 – the Wolverines (5-2) matched play in the first half but stalled defensively in the second half to the hot hands of the Cavaliers (6-1) in the first round of the Bit Ten-ACC Challenge.

Michigan went for almost seven minutes in the second half without scoring – after starting the half with a 16-10 run.

Mike Scott and Joe Harris both contributed 18 points for Virginia to upset No. 14 Michigan.

Fouls and the resulting free throws made the difference for the Cavaliers – nailing 77 percent (17-22) to Michigans’ 57 percent getting to the line seven times and hitting only four free throws.

Trey Burke had 11 points and four rebounds – Evan Smotrycz put in 11 pts. and had five rebounds for the Wolverines.



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