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Game 31: Michigan at Michigan State Recap

Michigan landed the opening blows in East Lansing on Saturday night. Ignas Brazdeikis and Jordan Poole delivered an early flurry of offense and the Wolverines led 35-23 with just over three minutes to play in the first half.

Michigan managed to contain Cassius Winston and even weathered a bit of early foul trouble. Then the wheels fell off. Michigan State closed the half on a 6-0 run and went on to dominate the second half and raise a banner.

The Wolverines scored 1.25 points per possession in the first 28 possessions of the game. Michigan State scored just .82 points per trip.

Over the final 38 possessions — the second half and final five trips of the first half — Michigan scored just .74 points per possession while Michigan State scored 1.37 points per possession and rolled to an easy victory.

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