Miami Falls to Michigan 74-53
Nov. 30, 2005
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) – Dion Harris had 16 points to lead five players in double figures as Michigan beat Miami 74-53 Tuesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
The Wolverines (4-0) pulled away with an 18-3 run, taking a 50-33 lead midway through the second half.
Michigan’s Lester Abram scored 14, Daniel Horton had 13, Courtney Sims scored 12 and reserve Chris Hunter added 11 points.
The Wolverines led just 31-26 at halftime after seven ties and five lead changes. The game was closely contested early in the second half before the decisive burst.
Diaz led a rally with eight straight points for Miami, but Horton made two 3-pointers and an assist to put Michigan ahead 62-42.
Miami made 19 turnovers, clearly missing point guard Anthony Harris, who is out with an injured right foot.
The Wolverines outrebounded the Hurricanes 42-27, getting 18 points on offensive rebounds.
Different players performed well in spurts for Michigan.
In the first half, Harris hit consecutive 3-pointers to give Michigan a five-point lead. After the game was tied, Hunter scored seven straight to give the Wolverines their largest lead up to that point.
Several players contributed to Michigan’s second-half run, and Horton ended any comeback hopes Miami had.