MILWAUKEE – Balanced scoring and 14 3-point baskets helped the No. 2-seed Michigan Wolverines get past No. 7 Texas, 79-65, in NCAA third-round action Saturday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
Nik Stauskas led the 3-point barrage with four 3-pointers. Stauskas paced the Wolverines with 17 points while Jordan Morgan added 15. Glenn Robinson III and Caris LeVert each pitched in 14 points.
Wayne Larrivee and Kelly Tripucka called the action on WestwoodOne Sports.
(Glenn Robinson III sends it home! A two-hand slam puts Michigan on top 36-18.)
(Derrick Walton gets into the 3-point act with his second of the half. Michigan leads 51-35.)
(Isaiah Taylor with 10-foot jumper caps a Longhorns scoring run to pull within 10, 53-43.)
(Taylor hits a runner for Texas, cutting the lead to just six, 58-52.)
(A dagger by Caris LeVert! His 3-pointer makes it 71-60, Michigan.)
(Michigan 79, Texas 65. Sixteen is sweet again for the Wolverines!)
(Postgame interview with Michigan’s Nik Stauskas.)
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