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Michigan Basketball vs. Northwestern Wildcats GameThread

Join in the discussion as the Wolverines take on NU in a must-win game for their NCAA Tournament hopes.

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The Basics

Who: Northwestern Wildcats (17-10, 5-9 Big Ten)

When: Tuesday, February 24th, at 7:00 p.m. ET (BTN)

Where: Crisler Center -- Ann Arbor, Mich.

Spread: Vegas: -7 | KenPom: W, 72-65 (77% WP)

The Michigan Wolverines come into tonight's game in need of a win perhaps more than they have all season long.

John Beilein and company are looking to lock up an at-large bid in the NCAA Tournament and cannot afford to lose to Northwestern at Crisler Center this evening. Getting to 20 wins seems like it could be the magic number and tonight is the easiest of the final three regular season opponents to get it done against.

For an in-depth preview of tonight's action, check out Drew's game preview for the matchups to watch and other storylines to keep an eye on in tonight's game.

Make sure to sound off in the comments section below with your game predictions, Wolverine that will lead the way tonight and more!