Michigan Topples Tennessee for Spot in Elite Eight
Jordan Morgan had 15 points and seven boards as the Michigan Wolverines outlasted the Tennessee Volunteers, 73-71 Friday at Lucas Oil Stadium for a second straight trip to a regional final.
Michigan led by as much as 13 in the first half and had a 45-34 advantage at halftime.
Spike Albrecht's layup gave Michigan its biggest lead at 60-45 with 10:55 to go.
Tennessee answered with a 9-2 blast as Armani Moore scored four pointsto cut the deficit to 62-56 with 6:45 left
Nik Stauskas had five points and Derrick Walton Jr. hit a 3-pointer as Michigan outscored Tennessee, 8-4, to push its lead to 70-60 with 3:40 to go.
But Jordan McRae scored seven in an 11-2 run as Tennessee closed in at 72-71 with 13 seconds left.
With just six seconds left, Tennessee's Jordan Morgan drew a foul against Jarnell Stokes to regain possession and earn a win for Michigan.
Stauskas made a free throw for the final score.
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