|Big Ten Tournament - Recap - Michigan Defeats Minnesota 76-49|
The battle between Michigan and Minnesota didnt turn out to be much of a battle at all as Minnesota was handed a 76-49 defeat on Saturday at United Center.
Michigan won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -9.0-point spread as favorites.
Isaiah Livers had 21 points for Michigan and Xavier Simpson chipped in with 15 points. Xavier Simpson had 9 assists for them, while Jon Teske was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Minnesota got 14 points from Amir Coffey in a losing cause and another 10 points from Jordan Murphy. Dupree McBrayer contributed 7 assists for them, while Jordan Murphy had 6 rebounds.
Michigan led at halftime, $HalfScore.
Michigan won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-26.