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Zavier Simpson is the Big Ten MVP frontrunner, says Illinois coach MLive.com

Michigan guard Zavier Simpson passes the ball as Illinois forward Giorgi Bezhanishvili (15) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Champaign, Ill., Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Rick Danzl) ( Rick Danzl ). Comment.

Sluggish Michigan uses balance to overcome Illinois The Michigan Daily

CHAMPAIGN — For 35 minutes on Thursday night at the State Farm Center, Illinois would not go away. Every time the Michigan men's basketball team threatened to silence the Fighting Illini, they responded with a pair of stubborn baskets, serving solely ...

Michigan basketball continues to hum with unbeaten record in sight Detroit Free Press

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — John Beilein only remembers the loss that broke it. Back in January of 2013, about two months before his first serious breakthrough as Michigan's head coach, Beilein's youthful group of talent tied a program record with 16 straight wins.

College basketball roundup: No. 2 Michigan beats Illinois 79-69 to improve to 16-0 Los Angeles Times

Zavier Simpson scored 16 points, Ignas Brazdeikis had 15 and No. 2 Michigan beat Illinois 79-69 on Thursday night to improve to 16-0. Michigan (4-0 Big Ten) and Virginia are the only unbeaten teams in the country. The Wolverines jumped to a 7-0 lead ...

'Not satisfied': Scrappy Michigan ties school mark with 16-0 start The Detroit News

Champaign, Ill. — And then there were three. No. 2 Michigan continued its winning ways and joined an exclusive club in the process. With a scrappy 79-69 victory over Illinois on Thursday at State Farm Center, the 2018-19 Wolverines tied the program ...

Illini hit speed bump against second-ranked Wolverines despite Dosunmu's big night Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN — Ayo Dosunmu repeatedly sliced his way through the Michigan defense in the first half Thursday night at State Farm Center. Had his jumper going, too — enough to bank in a late buzzer-beater from three-point range that gave him 19 points at ...

No. 2 Michigan dominates in victory against Illinois STLtoday.com

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. • When Brad Underwood saw Michigan guard Zavier Simpson two years ago in the NCAA Tournament while Underwood was coaching at Oklahoma State, Simpson played for two minutes and scored no points. That Simpson is long gone.

Michigan basketball ties record with 16-0 start after win at Illinois Detroit Free Press

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — John Beilein's latest version of Michigan basketball has earned a place in the history books. Zavier Simpson had 16 points, eight assists and five rebounds and the No. 2-ranked Wolverines clamped down on Illinois defensively in the ...

Michigan beats Illinois, ties record with 16-0 start Quad-Cities Online

MICHIGAN 79, ILLINOIS 69. CHAMPAIGN — When Brad Underwood saw Michigan guard Zavier Simpson two years ago in the NCAA Tournament while Underwood was coaching at Oklahoma State, Simpson played for two minutes and scored no points.

Ayo Dosunmu scores 23 points, but Illini fall 79-69 to No. 2 Michigan Chicago Tribune

Illinois put up a spirited effort and hung around against No. 2 Michigan, but the Wolverines improved to 16-0 with a 79-69 win Thursday night at State Farm Center. Ayo Dosunmu had orange-clad fans thinking upset in the first half, when he scored 19 ...

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