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WATCH: Michigan Basketball Highlights & Analysis vs. Oakland

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It was an ugly game for the Wolverines, but there was lot to learn from the film.

For all intents and purposes, this was one of those games you try to remove from existence. The Michigan Wolverines entered the game as 31-point favorites. Oakland University entered the game as their fourth match-up in five days.

The main question heading into the game was “when does Michigan get their walk-ons some playing time?” As the first half waned, that shifted to the question, “alright, when does Michigan stop messing around?” By the end of regulation, fans were asking, “is this an actual nightmare?”

Thankfully, the Wolverines pulled this one out 81-71 and avoided a monumental upset. Isaiah Livers and Hunter Dickinson led the way for Michigan, putting up 22 points and 19 points, respectively. No other Wolverine posted double-digit points.

In this video, I break down a few key plays for Michigan, explain why turnovers were such an issue in the first half and cover the main highlights in this unexpected battle. Timestamps for the video are below:

00:00 Intro

00:33 First Half Highlights

09:16 Second Half Highlights

21:16 Key Statistics

21:54 What did we learn?

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