|6:00 PM PT7:00 PM MT8:00 PM CT9:00 PM ET2:00 PM GMT10:00 PM 北京时间7:00 PM MST9:00 PM EST, Dec 8, 2022
Williams Arena, Minneapolis, Minnesota Attendance: 10,004
McDaniel shines in first start, Michigan eases by Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Hunter Dickinson scored 19 points, freshman Dug McDaniel had 15 points and seven assists in his first start of the season and Michigan routed Minnesota 90-75 on Thursday night.
Michigan made its first five 3-pointers, led 24-9 after the opening eight minutes and extended it to 37-13. Minnesota used a 15-3 run to pull within 40-28 with 3:15 left in the first half but McDaniel ended Michigan's nearly four minute scoring drought with a long 3-pointer and the Wolverines led 47-31 at the break.
McDaniel scored nine of Michigan's 17 points to start the second half for a 21-point lead. And Jett Howard scored five straight Michigan points during a 12-2 run for a 76-47 advantage.
McDaniel shined in Michigan's first game without point guard Jaelin Llewellyn, who suffered a season-ending knee injury on Sunday. The play-making guard was 5 of 6 from the field, making all three of his 3-pointers, while only turning it over twice in 27 minutes.
Kobe Bufkin added 15 points and Howard finished with 14 points for Michigan (6-3, 1-0 Big Ten) in their first true road game of the season. The Wolverines, who lost to No. 3 Virginia by two points and No. 16 Kentucky by four points last week, don't play again until Dec. 17 against Lipscomb followed by a trip to Charlotte to play North Carolina on the 21st.
Ta'lon Cooper scored 16 points and Pharrel Payne added 15 for Minnesota (4-5, 0-2), which will look to snap a four-game losing streak when it faces No. 23 Mississippi State on Sunday.
Minnesota won 75-65 at Michigan in their only meeting last season. But the Gophers lost nine of their next 10 conference games and finished 4-16 in the Big Ten in coach Ben Johnson's first season.
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Updated December 8, 2022