Wolverines Top Fighting Illini 74-60

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (97.1 THE TICKET/AP) – Trey Burke scored a game high 19 points guiding the Michigan Wolverines to a 74-60 victory over the Illinois Fighting Illini on Sunday.

As heard on the Michigan Flagship station  WWJ Newsradio 950 – Michigan (19-1) could move to No. 1 in the nation with the win – it would be for the first time since the 1992-93 season.

Duke’s lopsided loss to Miami earlier in the week opened the door for a new No. 1 when the AP poll comes out Monday – and Michigan put itself in position to take the top spot.

Glenn Robinson III scored 14 points for the Wolverines (19-1, 6-1 Big Ten). Nik Stauskas and Tim Hardaway Jr. added 12 each.

Brandon Paul led Illinois (15-6, 2-5) with 15 points but had five of Illinois’ 15 costly turnovers.

Michigan’s Jordan Morgan did not return after leaving early with an apparent ankle injury.

(TM and © Copyright 2013 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

Comments

More From CBS Detroit

Best 4th Of July Concerts In Metro DetroitStaying home this weekend? Celebrate the 4th of July by rocking out at one of these shows.
Hump Day Drinks: 8 Cheery Cocktail RecipesNow that you've made it through half the work week, it's time to celebrate!

Watch & Listen