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WATCH: Michigan Basketball Highlights vs. Minnesota

Breaking down the blowout victory for the Wolverines over the Golden Gophers

Hunter Dickinson and the Michigan Wolverines put aside any doubt that they were a top contender in the Big Ten. The only criticism I have seen thus far was the lack of strength of schedule at this point. With a thrashing of a Minnesota Gophers team that has victories over Iowa & Ohio State, it’s time to put those criticisms to rest.

Dickinson put together his best performance in a Michigan uniform, putting up 28 points on 12-15 shooting and adding 8 rebounds. He also was a big part in holding Big Ten stand-out big man Liam Robbins to 5 points and 4 rebounds. Robbins wasn’t the only one who struggled offensively against the Wolverines, as Marcus Carr, one of the best point guards in the country, was held to 14 points on 5-16 shooting.

Outside of Dickinson, Isaiah Livers & Franz Wagner had solid games for Michigan, scoring 14 & 12 points, respectively. While there were no offensive standouts beyond that, the defensive effort throughout was excellent and is starting to become part of the Wolverines identity.

Timestamps for the video can be found below:

  • 00:00 - Intro
  • 00:53 - Highlights
  • 19:37 - Stats
  • 20:11 - 3 Key Points