1:00 PM ET, February 24, 2013
Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Trey Burke set up teammates to score and made a shot of his own in a pivotal stretch to help No. 7 Michigan pull away to beat Illinois 71-58 Sunday.The Wolverines (23-4, 10-4 Big Ten) shook off a sluggish first half with a strong second half to win consecutive games for the first time in nearly a month."I know we're back on track," Burke said.The Fighting Illini (20-9, 7-8) had won five straight -- a streak that started Feb. 7 by beating top-ranked Indiana -- and looked like they might earn another impressive win when they led by eight points twice in the first half.
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||21-51 (.412)||25-49 (.510)|
|3P Made-Attempted||7-22 (.318)||6-18 (.333)|
|FT Made-Attempted||9-14 (.643)||15-21 (.714)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||16 (0/0)||11 (0/0)|