B1G Recap: Michigan tops Purdue on OT buzzer-beater
There were two Big Ten men’s hoops games featured on our Super Wednesday doubleheader. In the first game, No. 16 Michigan rallied and beat Purdue, 77-76, on a buzzer-beater in overtime. Illinois notched a 60-49 victory over Nebraska in the second game. Catch up on all the action and get video highlights in this post.
ILLINOIS 60, NEBRASKA 49 | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY
(AP) Illinois freshman Kendrick Nunn and Malcolm Hill combined for 23 points and the Illini ended Nebraska’s five-game win streak on Wednesday night, 60-49. Nunn scored 13 on 4-of-6 shooting for the Illini (16-12, 5-10 Big Ten). He was 3-of-4 from 3-point range. Hill added 10 points and five rebounds.
MICHIGAN 77, PURDUE 76 | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY
(AP) Glenn Robinson III got a late bank shot to roll in as time expired Wednesday night, giving No. 16 Michigan a 77-76 overtime victory at Purdue. The shot capped a remarkable rally. Michigan (20-7, 12-3 Big Ten) trailed by as many as 19 points in the first half, 13 at halftime and never led until the opening basket of overtime.