Men's Basketball vs Virginia Tech November 30, 2016

In the second of its four-game home stand, the University of Michigan men's basketball team fell to Virginia Tech's late-game rally, 73-70, in the 2016 ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Wednesday, Nov. 30, inside Crisler Center. The Wolverines dominated the first half, leading by as many as 15 points, before the Hokies' second-half improvement brought down the Maize and Blue.

The Wolverines led the Hokies 39-30 at the end of the first half after a heated shooting streak. However, it was Virginia Tech who came out strong in the second half, challenging the Maize and Blue before taking the lead in the last two minutes of the game.
Zak Irvin (23) went over the 20-point mark for the first time this season while notching double figures for the sixth time. He led all scorers, going 10-for-20 in field goals including 3-for-8 from deep.
Moe Wagner finished the night with 11 points, scoring in double digits for the third time this season and the fourth time in his career.
Duncan Robinson also scored in double figures finishing the night with 15 points.
Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman soared into double-figure scoring with a buzzer-beating banked three pointer to give the Wolverines their momentum back in the beginning of the second half. Abdur-Rahkman finished the night with 13 points.
Ten Wolverines saw game action tonight including freshmen Ibi Watson, John Teske, and Xavier Simpson.
Michigan returns to action Saturday Dec. 3 at home against Kennesaw State at 1 p.m.

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