Scores

Final OT

Michigan 70

(16-10, 6-7 Big Ten)

Northwestern 67

(13-10, 4-8 Big Ten)

    3:00 PM ET, February 15, 2009

    Welsh-Ryan Arena, Evanston, Illinois

    1 2 OT T
    MICH 25 31 1470
    NW 27 29 1167

    Top Performers

    Michigan: M. Harris 26 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Northwestern: J. Shurna 17 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Michigan 70, Northwestern 67

    Associated Press

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Manny Harris scored eight of his 26 points in overtime to lift fading Michigan to a 70-67 victory over Northwestern on Sunday and just its third win in 10 games.

    The Big Ten's third-leading scorer, Harris came up big after scoring just one point in the first half and gave the Wolverines' flickering playoff hopes a boost in the process.

    The Wolverines (16-10, 6-7 Big Ten) let a five-point lead slip away in regulation but prevailed thanks to Harris' scoring binge in overtime. The Wildcats (13-10, 4-8) weren't finished. Kevin Coble pumped in mid-air while burying a 3-pointer to tie it with 20 seconds left in regulation.

    But it was Michigan that came back in overtime for the win.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MICH
    NW
    Points 70 67
    FG Made-Attempted 21-45 (.467) 23-58 (.397)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-26 (.269) 4-17 (.235)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-27 (.778) 17-23 (.739)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 5

    2008-09 Season

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