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Michigan cruises against Marquette, 79-61

Michigan defeats Marquette 79-61 in the semifinals of the 2K Classic played at Madison Square Garden.

It’s never too early to earn a resume-building win.

Tonight, well, Michigan did exactly that, by defeating Marquette 79-61 in the semifinals of the 2K Classic played at Madison Square Garden.

Michigan (3-0) will take on SMU (3-0) on Friday at 7 p.m. in the championship game.

Senior Zak Irvin led U-M with 16 points, including six points and six assists. Redshirt sophomore D.J. Wilson finished with a double-double for the Wolverines, with 10-points and a game-high 13 rebounds.

Fellow Wolverines Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman and Mark Donnnal each added 15. 

Marquette’s (2-1) Luke Fischer led all scorers with 19.

Michigan led 50-24 at the half.


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