Fortunately for the Wolverines, Nik Stauskas was the man at the line.
The Wildcats rallied late when they finally started converting around the basket. A three-point play with 2:32 to play by Rondae Hollis-Jefferson gave Arizona its first lead of the second half at 63-62.
The Huskies were no match for Michigan’s nearly flawless offense early on, and the 22nd-ranked Wolverines went on to their highest point total in over 15 years, beating Houston Baptist 107-53 on Saturday
Nik Stauskas scored 26 points, including seven in overtime, as No. 14 Michigan erased a 16-point second-half deficit to beat Florida State 82-80 Friday in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
Melvin Ejim scored 22 points and Iowa State beat No. 7 Michigan 77-70 Sunday, spoiling Wolverines star Mitch McGary’s season debut.
The Wolverines raised their Final Four banner from last season to the rafters Friday night, then dispatched Division I newcomer UMass-Lowell 69-42.
Glenn Robinson III scored 33 points on 12-of-15 shooting and Michigan won its exhibition opener, 117-44 over Concordia on Tuesday night.
WWJ Sports Anchor Ryan Wooley spoke with former Michigan standout Trey Burke about the upcoming NBA draft.
Trey Burke scored a game high 26 points and the Michigan Wolverines rally in the second half to beat the Illinois Fighting Illini 71-58 Sunday afternoon.
Michigan recently hasn’t looked much like the same team that easily disposed of Illinois last month. By the same token, the Fighting Illini have turned things around and are the hottest team in the Big Ten.