Southern Miss season leading scorer Boban Jacdonmi left at the 6:18 mark after rolling his left ankle. Central, where they will play the victor of the Southern Mississippi-Seton Hall game in-progress at the time of publication. That came after the junior had 23 points and seven 3-points in the UNC defeat. MI was still able to turn an early nine-point deficit into a 39-34 halftime lead. Still, it wasn't the first time MI has had trouble closing out a game with a big lead; the Wolverines let a 30-point margin slip all the way to five in the final minute against Appalachian State in the season opener. North Carolina made just 1-of-14 shots to start the second half. With the way Brooks has played to start the year, it seems he could keep the two for now, with Nunez potentially leaving the bank for the Wolverines once Wagner is ready.
Michigan: The Wolverines advanced to the winners' bracket to face the Alabama-North Carolina victor on Thursday. The interior size of the MI led by 7-foot-1 Jon Teske bothered the Tar Heels.
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It was 63-49 at 7:02, forcing a MI timeout. The state of Iowa shot just 26.6% from a distance, including a 5-21 victory against MI on Wednesday, which sent the Cyclones into the loser class. Iowa State shot 52% while five players were placed in this double-digit range. The Wolverines couldn't buy a bucket before Livers finally answered at 6:16 with a huge triple, but he missed another after an Anthony make and Simpson fouled out at 5:11 on a questionable call. "We've figured out the defense against North Carolina, we cannot bounce back". Brooks added a late free throw for the final margin.
Isaiah Livers leads MI in scoring with an average of 16.3 points per game. Outstanding defensive play from Jon Teske and Colin Castleton forced North Carolina to become a midrange-shooting team that ran their offense through their post players instead of Anthony for much of the afternoon, and when the freshman guard got a shot up it was usually well-contested.