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Indiana Beats Michigan in Final Minute, 72-71
The Associated Press
Special to GoBlueWolverine.com
Posted Mar 10, 2013
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Cody Zeller made a go-ahead layup with 13 seconds left and altered Trey Burke's shot at the other end, lifting No. 2 Indiana to a 72-71 victory over No. 7 Michigan on Sunday that gave the Hoosiers their first outright Big Ten title in two decades.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. --
made a go-ahead layup with 13 seconds left and altered
's shot at the other end, lifting No. 2
to a 72-71 victory over No. 7 Michigan on Sunday that gave the Hoosiers their first outright Big Ten title in two decades.
The Hoosiers (26-5, 14-4) trailed by five points in the last minute but took advantage when the Wolverines (25-6, 12-6) were unable to seal it at the foul line.
had a fairly easy tip-in attempt of Burke's miss that cut have won it for Michigan, but the ball rolled tantalizingly off the rim and Indiana's
grabbed the rebound with 4 seconds left.
A couple of Michigan's rivals surely wish the Wolverines had won.
Ohio State, which beat Illinois on Sunday, needed an Indiana loss to earn a share of the conference championship. Michigan State was in the same position before hosting Northwestern later in the day.
Morgan made a tiebreaking putback with 1:35 left, teammate
followed with a layup on the Wolverines' next possession and Glen Robinson III made the first of two free throws with 52 seconds to go, giving the Wolverines a 71-66 lead.
After Zeller made a shot on the ensuing possession, Hardaway missed the front end of a 1-and-1. Zeller then connected on two free throws and Burke couldn't convert at the line, missing the front end of another haunting 1-and-1.
Zeller hit another big shot down low, the one that counted most in a game Indiana might have needed to earn a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament
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