Ohio State Hands Michigan Its First Loss of the Season

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The last undefeated team in the country fell in Columbus.

Ohio State defeated Michigan 56-53 to give the Wolverines their first loss of the season. Ohio State junior forward Deshaun Thomas led all scorers with 20 points.  Michigan struggled shooting the ball, making just 38.3-percent from the floor and just 30-percent from three-point range.

The Buckeyes jumped out early on the Wolverines, leading 29-8 with less than seven minutes to go in the first half. Michigan battle back to trail by 12 at the break and tied the game at 46-46 late in the 2nd half on a Glenn Robinson III three-pointer.

The Buckeyes would then score the next six points to take control of the game, but Michigan would battle back again.  Sophomore point guard Trey Burke had a shot to tie the game with 17 seconds left, but it rattled around and out.

Michigan falls to 16-1 (3-1, Big Ten) on the season.  Ohio State improves to 13-3 (3-1, Big Ten).

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

1 Comment