The Saginaw Valley State Cardinals kept it close for 9 minutes, trailing just 11-9. But the Wolverines went on an 11-0 run behind two tre's by Glenn Robinson III and another by Trey Burke to make it 22-9, then raced on to a 43-20 halftime lead over. Michigan then coasted in the second stanza to win 76-48.
Robinson led U-M with 17 points (7-9 shooting). Burke had a strong game in his first outing with16 points and 8 assists. Mitch McGary contributed 10 rebounds in just 20 minutes of play. Michigan had 23 assists and just 7 turnovers, and shot 56.9% (40.7% from three point land, 11-27).
The starters were GRIII, Burke, Tim Hardaway, Jordan Morgan and Matt Vogrich, tho, in the end, McGary, Nik Stauskas and Spike Albrecht all playing more minutes than Vogrich.
Michigan begins the regular season Friday at the Crisler Center against Slippery Rock.
Michigan cruises again in exhibition, 76-48
Big Red Report Top Stories
Mid-season Defensive AwardsThe Nebraska on Scout team takes a look at mid-season defensive player awards for the Huskers.
Big Red Report7:58 AM
Four-Star DL has three schools on him hardestLos Angeles (Calif.) defensive lineman Martin Andrus was originally set to visit Michigan this weekend but will postpone the trip until later in the year.
Scout FootballYesterday at 5:47 PM
Sports Illustrated included w/ Big Red ReportBecoming a Big Red Report member just got better.
Big Red ReportYesterday at 11:12 AM
Nebraska wish list: RBA look at Nebraska's wish list when it comes to the running back position.
Big Red ReportYesterday at 10:34 AM