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Hunter Dickinson leads Michigan to narrow win over Ohio

Field Level Media
21 Nov 2022, 13:19 GMT+10

Hunter Dickinson had 24 points and 14 rebounds as No. 20 Michigan escaped with a 70-66 nonconference victory over Ohio at Ann Arbor, Mich. on Sunday.

The Wolverines (4-1), who trailed by seven points with less than six minutes to go, outscored the Bobcats 7-3 in overtime. Jett Howard had 13 points and Jaelin Llewellyn supplied 10. Kobe Bufkin contributed nine points, seven rebounds and four assists.

Dwight Wilson led the Bobcats (1-3) with 21 points, including a last-second shot that sent the game into overtime. Jaylin Hunter had 14 points and Miles Brown added 11.

Dickinson scored the first points of overtime and Howard knocked down a 3-pointer. Wilson had a three-point play with 1:09 left.

Llewellyn split free throws and Roderick missed the front end of a 1-and-1 in the closing seconds. Williams made a free throw to seal the Wolverines' victory.

Dickinson scored all of Michigan's points during a 10-1 spurt to finish the finish half, giving his club a 33-31 halftime advantage.

With the game knotted at 35-apiece, Terrance Williams and Llewellyn hit back-to-back 3-pointers to give the Wolverines a six-point lead.

Trailing 43-37, Ohio regained the lead with a 10-2 spurt that included a pair of 3-pointers from Ben Roderick.

An 8-1 Bobcats run pushed their lead to seven, 55-48. Wilson made two baskets during that span and Gabe Wiznitzer completed it with a mid-range shot.

Williams tossed in a 3-pointer with 5:22 left to cut the Bobcats' advantage to two, 57-55. Wilson answered with a layup and a baseline jumper.

Howard nailed a 3-pointer from the wing with 3:25 remaining to make it a two-point game. Bufkin's layup with 1:09 left tied the game at 61.

After an Ohio shot clock violation and a Michigan turnover, Hunter missed a 3-pointer and Bufkin got the rebound. Devon Baker fouled him while trying to take the ball away.

Bufkin made both free throws. Wilson then tied it with a putback after the inbounds pass hit the backboard and Roderick missed a shot.

--Field Level Media

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