Categories: world

Michigan basketball collapses in 2nd half of loss to MSU

Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide EAST LANSING – It was there for the taking. The first Big Ten title in five years. A win over a rival on his home court on his senior night. For a while, Michigan basketball looked like it would pull it off. The Wolverines led from the opening possession and took a six-point lead to halftime. And then with just over 10 minutes left in the second half, everything fell apart. U-M's offense went cold, and Cassius Winston went to work. MSU scored on eight straight possessions, taking a decisive advantage. The Wolverines never sniffed the lead again. The Spartans proved they were the better team for the second time this season in 75-63 win. The formula was remarkably similar to that of the first game. Michigan guard David DeJulius passes against Michigan State forward Xavier Tillman during first half action Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Breslin Center in East Lansing, Mich. (Photo: Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Press)

Autoplay

Show Thumbnails

Show Captions

Last SlideNext Slide

EAST LANSING – It was there for the taking.

The first Big Ten title in five years. A win over a rival on his home court on his senior night.

For a while, Michigan basketball looked like it would pull it off.

The Wolverines led from the opening possession and took a six-point lead to halftime.

And then with just over 10 minutes left in the second half, everything fell apart.

U-M’s offense went cold, and Cassius Winston went to work. MSU scored on eight straight possessions, taking a decisive advantage.

The Wolverines never sniffed the lead again.

The Spartans proved they were the better team for the second time this season in 75-63 win.

The formula was remarkably similar to that of the first game.

Michigan guard David DeJulius passes against Michigan State forward Xavier Tillman during first half action Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Breslin Center in East Lansing, Mich. (Photo: Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Press)

Share
Published by
Faela