Michigan knocked off Buffalo in its season-opener on Wednesday night in an entertaining 88-76 track meet. The Wolverines flashed their potential, learned some lessons and had a few surprises in a tricky first test of the season.
Here are Five Takeaways from Michigan’s win including why one of Juwan Howard’s favorite sets is so effective with this group, a crunchtime lineup to track, and a look at Michigan’s impact freshmen.
1. DeVante’ Jones foul trouble exacerbates depth issues
DeVante’ Jones fouled out of his first game in a Michigan uniform and only played 18 minutes. After two quick fouls, he sat for the final 12:35 of the first half and then picked up his third foul two minutes into the second half.
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