Michigan basketball ties record with 16-0 start after win at Illinois - Detroit Free Press
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Michigan basketball ties record with 16-0 start after win at Illinois - Detroit Free Press

Michigan improved to 16-0 with a road win at Ilinois on Thursday night.

  Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide More Michigan basketball: John Beilein has built a championship culture with Michigan basketball How Michigan basketball's Zavier Simpson developed lethal skyhook Evening it out Michigan started the game on a 7-0 run and then spent most of the evening more or less playing even against an Illini team that was far too up and down.

  No one was particularly great, but Michigan as a collective was more than good enough to keep Illinois at an arm's length basically throughout the game.

  Big minutes for Teske Illinois guard Ayo Dosunmu (11) shoots next to Michigan forward Isaiah Livers (4) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Champaign, Ill., Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2019.

  Livers returns Michigan sophomore forward Isaiah Livers was back in action after missing the Wolverines last two games with back spasms.

  As was the case before his injury, Livers was the first player off the bench for Michigan — entering the game almost immediately after Charles Matthews picked up a quick foul.