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Payton, Pitino on Hall of Fame ballot

Payton, Pitino on Hall of Fame ballot

HOUSTON, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Nine-time NBA All-Star Gary Payton and Coach Rick Pitino are among 12 finalists on the ballot for the 2013 class of the Basketball Hall of Fame.

COL BKB: Wisconsin 65, Michigan 62 (OT)

MADISON, Wis., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Ben Brust forced overtime with a buzzer-beating 3-pointer and then sank a 3-point shot in overtime Saturday to clinch Wisconsin's 65-62 win over No. 3 Michigan.

COL BKB: Indiana 81, Michigan 73

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Cody Zeller poured in 19 points Saturday and third-ranked Indiana made a case for the nation's top ranking with an 81-73 win over No. 2 Michigan.

COL BKB: Michigan 74, Illinois 60

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Trey Burke struck for 19 points Sunday and No. 2 Michigan made a case for the nation's top ranking with a 74-60 spanking of Illinois.

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COL BKB: Michigan 68, Purdue 53

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Glenn Robinson's 3-pointer touched off a 10-point, second-half run Thursday that lifted No. 3 Michigan to a 68-53 victory over Purdue.

COL BKB: Michigan 83, Minnesota 75

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- A 21-point effort from Tim Hardaway Jr. sent No. 5 Michigan to a big lead Thursday and the Wolverines held on to down 12th-ranked Minnesota 83-75.

COL BKB: Ohio State 56, Michigan 53

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Deshaun Thomas pumped in 20 points Saturday, helping 14th-ranked Ohio State deal the first loss of the season to No. 2 Michigan, 56-53.

COL BKB: Michigan 62, Nebraska 47

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Trey Burke helped No. 2 and unbeaten Michigan inch ahead in the second half Wednesday, sending the Wolverines to a 62-47 victory over Nebraska.

COL BKB: Michigan 95, Iowa 67

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Glenn Robinson III, Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. combined for 58 points Sunday and second-ranked Michigan rolled to a 95-67 rout of Iowa.

COL BKB: Michigan 94, Northwestern 66

EVANSTON, Ill., Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. combined to hit eight 3-point shots Thursday, sending No. 2 and unbeaten Michigan roaring past Northwestern 94-66.

COL BKB: Michigan 93, Eastern Michigan 54

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Tim Hardaway and Nik Stauskas keyed an early 20-point run Thursday that sent No. 2 Michigan storming to a 93-54 decision over Eastern Michigan.

COL BKB: Michigan 81, West Virginia 66

NEW YORK, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. combined for 52 points Saturday and No. 3 Michigan remained undefeated with an 81-66 win over West Virginia in New York.

COL BKB: Michigan 80, Arkansas 67

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Glenn Robinson III scored 17 points Saturday and to lead unbeaten No. 3 Michigan past Arkansas 80-67.

COL BKB: Michigan 74, Bradley 66

PEORIA, Ill., Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Nik Stauskas scored 22 points and Trey Burke supplied 16 more for No. 4 Michigan Saturday, propelling the Wolverines past Bradley 74-66.

COL BKB: Michigan 79, N.C. State 72

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Nik Stauskas and Trey Burke combined for 38 points Tuesday and third-ranked Michigan got past No. 18 North Carolina State 79-72.

COL BKB: Michigan 71, Kansas State 57

NEW YORK, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- A 23-point effort from Tim Hardaway Jr. and a quick start to the second half Friday gave No. 4 Michigan a 71-57 win over Kansas State.

COL BKB: Michigan 67, Pittsburgh 62

NEW YORK, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Nik Stauskas contributed to Michigan's perfect free-throw shooting down the stretch Wednesday and the No. 4 Wolverines held on to defeat Pittsburgh 67-62.

COL BKB: Michigan 77, Cleveland State 47

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Tim Hardaway Jr. pumped in 17 points and Nik Stauskas netted 15 Tuesday in fifth-ranked Michigan's 77-47 victory over Cleveland State.

COL BKB: Michigan 91, IUPUI 54

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Trey Burke and Glenn Robinson III combined for 43 points Monday and fifth-ranked Michigan breezed to a 91-54 win over IUPUI in a NIT Season Tip-Off game.

COL BKB: Michigan 100, Slippery Rock 62

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. combined for 46 points Friday in No. 5 Michigan's 100-62 rout of Slippery Rock.

Michigan State, Ohio State roll in Big Ten

INDIANAPOLIS, March 10 (UPI) -- Draymond Green led a typically ferocious Michigan State defensive effort Saturday that put the Spartans in the Big Ten final with a 65-52 win over Wisconsin.

Top seeds win in Big Ten quarterfinals

INDIANAPOLIS, March 9 (UPI) -- Draymond Green led Michigan State to a hot shooting effort Friday that put the No. 8 Spartans in the Big Ten semifinals with a 95-75 win over Iowa.

COL BKB: Michigan 71, Penn State 65

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., March 4 (UPI) -- Trey Burke put in 19 points Sunday and 16th-ranked Michigan defeated Penn State 71-65 for a share of the Big Ten Conference regular-season championship.
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