Recap: Michigan vs. Maryland

The Michigan Insider recap Michigan's 70-67 victory over No. 3 Maryland

By Josh Henschke and Josh Newkirk

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The Michigan Wolverines were able to pull off a major upset on Tuesday night as it dispatched the No. 3 Maryland Terrapins 70-67 at the Crisler Center.

The Michigan Insider's Josh Newkirk and Josh Henschke break down the upset victory.

No LeVert, No problem: Michigan were able to rely on playmakers outside of Caris LeVert who was unable to play due to an unspecified injury.

Derrick Walton Jr.: Michigan coach John Beilein said after the game that he wanted Walton to shoot late in the second half, and shoot he did. Finishing the night with a double-double that included 12 points, four assists and 10 big rebounds.

Career night for Irvin: Zak Irvin came up big and had the best game in his entire career Thursday night. Adding a team-high 22 points and also added two rebounds and three assists.

Mark Donnal coming up big: Although Maryland's Diamond Stone was able to score in the game, Mark Donnal had another great game himself. Adding two huge blocks in the waning minutes of the first half and also included a late free throw that stretched Michigan's lead to three in the late stages of the game.


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