College basketball: MI beats No. 11 Wisconsin

Here's my take on Michigan, The Wolverines have shocked Wisconsin.

Hayes came back strong after a somewhat disappointing game in Ann Arbor on Thursday night.

"We went through the week and the medical staff made a decision", coach Greg Gard said in a video interview, per the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

The Badgers plan to give freshman D'Mitrik Trice the start at point guard against the Wolverines.

NOTES: With his five rebounds, Michigan senior guard Derrick Walton eclipsed 500 rebounds for his career at Michigan, in the process becoming the first player in Michigan history to record over 1,000 points, 500 rebounds and 400 assists for a career.

"I know in the first half I had a lot of great looks and they just rimmed out", Trice said. "I've got to help myself ... whether that is getting an assist or knocking down a shot".

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Happ, who scored a combined 17 points in the previous two games combined, had 18 by halftime against MI.

After two disappointing showings at home against Northwestern and on the road at MI, the No. 11 Wisconsin Badgers looked to right the ship as No. 23 Maryland came to town.

But the Wolverines started sending a second defender at Happ in the second half, and his production dipped.

An adjustment that may have saved this game for MI was the decision to double-team Ethan Happ in the second half.

"That's the thing, you've got to mix it up", Wagner said.

MI only deserves part of the credit for Happ's lack of production down the stretch.

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The Badgers shot 51.5 percent in the second half - their best shooting finishing half since shooting 55.6 percent Jan.24 - while averaging 1.42 points per possession.

MI has lost five straight meetings with Wisconsin - including a four-point loss in January - but a home victory Thursday would be a big boost to its Tournament chances. Senior Vitto Brown missed all five of his shots and finished with no points and two rebounds in 18 minutes.

"This place [Kohl Center] was incredible and that's a credit to our fans", Gard said. Trice fouled Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman on a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 7:51 left gave MI the 11th and final lead change in a game with eight ties.

The Wolverines took a 43-42 lead with 12:13 remaining and then used a 9-0 run to take a 54-47 lead with 7:15 left.

Irvin finished with 18 points, his most since the last meeting with Wisconsin on January 17, making 4 of 7 two-point shots and 2 of 5 from deep. The Terps got it down to three points when Trimble found Cekovsky for a dunk. Losing back-to-back games is a first for the Badgers this season. Minnesota easily handled Penn State on home ice earlier this month, but I don't think Penn State will be able to repay the favor this weekend. With just four games to go before the conference tournament, Wisconsin can lock down a double-bye with wins against the Buckeyes and Spartans.

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