Happ, Wisconsin hand No. 2 Michigan its first loss, 64-54

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Ethan Happ scored 26 capabilities and had 10 rebounds as Wisconsin handed No. 2 Michigan its first lack of the season, breaking away in the final minute for a sixty 4-fifty four victory Saturday.

Fans rushed the ground after the Badgers (12-6, 4-3 Mountainous Ten) accomplished off the upset.

The Wolverines (17-1, 6-1) closed internal fifty seven-fifty four on Isaiah Livers’ 3-pointer with apt under a minute to play. Michigan set apart on a plump-court press that the Badgers broke, and Ignas Brazdeikis used to be whistled for an intentional injurious on Happ, who used to be staunch through the court from the ball.

Happ hit the first shot as an incensed Michigan coach John Beilein argued with the officials, but overlooked the second. On the ensuing Wisconsin possession, Happ set apart encourage his have miss for a 60-fifty four lead, then hit a streaking Nate Reuvers following a Michigan turnover for a dunk that sealed it.

Jon Teske led the Wolverines with 15 capabilities and Jordan Poole added 14.


Michigan: The Wolverines would’ve had a upright case to produce as the No. 1 team in the country with a protect following Duke’s loss in time previous law Monday. As a change, Michigan misplaced for apt the first time since final season’s national championship game.

Wisconsin: As soon as ranked as high as No. 12, the Badgers had misplaced 4 of 5 coming in. Knocking off the No. 2 team in the country helps Wisconsin moral the ship for now.


Michigan: Hosts Minnesota on Tuesday.

Wisconsin: Travels to Illinois on Wednesday.

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