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Jordan Morgan scored 15 points and Nik Stauskas had 14 including a key free throw to help Michigan hold on for a 73-71 victory over Tennessee in Friday’s first Midwest Regional semifinal.
With an undergraduate degree from Michigan but one more year of basketball eligibility, fifth-year-senior-to-be Jordan Morgan had some options.
On a team with just one junior and one senior, maturity could easily be an issue. For Michigan, with 13 players in either their freshman or sophomore year, the opposite has been the case.
Jordan Morgan basked in the glow of his sixth victory over Michigan State in four seasons — an unthinkable total for so many Michigan players before him.
John Beilein admits he couldn’t have foreseen this from Jordan Morgan.
Michigan won again without McGary, the star big man who is out indefinitely with a back injury.
Morgan, who was a member for the All-Big Ten Defensive team last season, has started 95 of his 106 career games and currently ranks tied for 35th all-time with 536 career rebounds.
Jordan Morgan screams and makes faces whenever he dunks. It’s all part of looking the part — tough and mean, which is something he still works on.
In Michigan’s one-point loss to Wisconsin, there were seven ties and 10 lead changes. Michigan’s largest lead was just five points, and the Wolverines were never down by more than four.