Scores

Final

Northwestern 62

(8-18, 1-14 Big Ten)

Michigan 60

(9-19, 5-11 Big Ten)

    9:00 PM ET, February 26, 2008

    Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan

    1 2 T
    NW 36 2662
    MICH 25 3560

    Top Performers

    Northwestern: C. Moore 25 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Michigan: M. Harris 17 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast

    Northwestern 62, Michigan 60

    Associated Press

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Craig Moore made four 3-pointers in the first 3 1/2 minutes and connected on another trey that gave Northwestern the lead with a minute left, lifting the Wildcats over Michigan 62-60 Tuesday night for their first Big Ten victory in more than a year.

    Northwestern (8-18, 1-14) had lost 20 straight conference games, including the Big Ten tournament, after beating Penn State on Feb. 10, 2007.

    Manny Harris scored 17, Anthony Wright had 13 points and Ekpe Udoh added 10 for the Wolverines (9-19, 5-11).

    The Wolverines -- who had won four of their previous five games -- tied the game with 5:46 left for the first time since it was scoreless only to fall behind 56-50.

    Harris' free throws with 1:15 left gave Michigan its first lead.

    Moore answered with a 3-pointer -- his career-high eighth -- and Harris turned the ball over on the ensuing possession. Wright missed a jumper that would've tied the game with 5 seconds left, then the Wildcats could be heard screaming with joy at the sparsely attended game.

    Northwestern's Kevin Coble scored 16 and Ivan Peljusic had 13 points.

    In the first half, the teams alternated spurts.

    The Wildcats went ahead 16-4, then Michigan scored eight straight before they had an 11-0 run. Northwestern led by as much as 19 in the first half, but the Wolverines scored the last eight points to pull to 36-25 at halftime.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NW
    MICH
    Points 62 60
    FG Made-Attempted 23-53 (.434) 19-44 (.432)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-25 (.360) 7-21 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-9 (.778) 15-18 (.833)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 19 1

    2007-08 Season

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    Jan 12, 2008 MICH 78, @NW 68Recap
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