In its second-to-last home game of the 2019-20 season, Michigan started a lineup that hadn’t played together all season.
The move foreshadowed the entire evening at the Crisler Center. The Wolverine defense reverted to its January form, allowing 1.23 points per possession, and Wisconsin walked out of the building with an 81-74 victory.
Michigan got a heroic effort from Zavier Simpson — 32 points, 6 assists and five rebounds — and a spark from Franz Wagner, but it trailed for the entire game on its own court.
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