Scores

Final

Michigan 89

(8-2, 0-1 away)

Oakland 76

(7-6, 1-1 Summit)

4:00 PM ET, December 20, 2008

The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan

1 2 T
MICH 42 4789
OAK 34 4276

Top Performers

Michigan: M. Harris 15 Pts, 6 Reb, 13 Ast, 1 Stl

Oakland: K. Benson 23 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Blk

Michigan 89, Oakland, Mich. 76

Associated Press

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- DeShawn Sims scored 20 points and Manny Harris added 15 points and 13 assists as Michigan beat Oakland 89-76 Saturday afternoon at the Palace of Auburn Hills.

Laval Lucas-Perry, playing his first game for Michigan after transferring from Arizona, added 14 for the Wolverines (8-2). Keith Benson led Oakland (7-6) with 23 points and 11 rebounds.

The Golden Grizzlies led 15-14 after five minutes, but the Wolverines answered with a 18-0 run that included three 3-pointers from Lucas-Perry. Michigan built a 42-34 halftime lead.

Erik Kangas hit three 3-pointers to pull Oakland within 65-59 with 8:27 left. But Michigan went up 79-67 with 4:22 left on back-to-back 3-pointers by Zack Novak and Kelvin Grady, and the Grizzlies never seriously threatened again.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MICH
OAK
Points 89 76
FG Made-Attempted 30-61 (.492) 28-64 (.438)
3P Made-Attempted 13-29 (.448) 8-24 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 16-17 (.941) 12-19 (.632)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
Largest Lead 17 0

2008-09 Season

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