EAST LANSING (WKZO)—Something had to give as the last two undefeated teams in the Big Ten finally met.
It couldn’t have been a better match-up for Michigan Basketball fans as the Wolverines went down to the wire on the road with the Spartans, upsetting 3rd ranked Michigan State 80 to 75.
With three straight wins over top-10 opponents, the Wolverines are sure to get a big jump in the next. poll.
This latest victory was one the Maize and Blue will savor for the next few days.
Nik Stauskas and Derrick Walton Jr. led the scoring with 19 points each.
In the last week, the University of Michigan has bumped off Wisconsin and Iowa, who were also among the nation’s top ten ranked schools.
It was the Wolverine’s 9th straight victory, something they have managed to do despite the absence of starter Mitch McGary who remains sidelined following back surgery.