The Michigan Wolverines continued their Cinderella run in the NCAA Tournament, when they beat the Tennessee Volunteers #3 in the second round.
The Michigan Wolverines are no stranger to causing discomfort during the 2022 NCAA Tournament. In the opening round, the Wolverines beat the No. 6 Colorado State Rams 75-63 to advance to a game against the No. 3 Tennessee Volunteers. , the winners of the SEC Tournament. So it’s no surprise that Michigan has done it again.
On Saturday, Michigan won 76-68 over Tennessee to advance to the Sweet 16 for the second year in a row.
Here are some of the best tweets and reactions of Werewolves continuing their dance moves during the NCAA Tournament.
College basketball media’s response to Michigan disappoints Tennessee
Werewolves and Volunteers fought hard until the last minute and second of the game.
Michigan led 68-64 after two free throws by Terrance Williams II. Eli Brooks had an expensive turnover when he stepped out of bounds, leading to Santiago Vescovi’s firing to cut Tennessee’s deficit to 68-66. However, Brooks redeemed himself with a clutch heaven hook with more than 50 seconds remaining in regulation.
Brooks then made two free throws to continue the lead to 72-66, but Tennessee made things a little more interesting after Josiah-Jordan James’ three-point unsuccessful effort converted to a two-shot. John Fulkerson’s point. However, Michigan successfully made the next 4 shots from the charity ribbon to win.
Michigan’s sophomore Hunter Dickinson had a game to himself, as he scored a brace after scoring a team-high 27 points (8 for 13 from the field, 8 for 10 from the free throw) and won got 11 rebounds.
Tennessee freshman Kennedy Chandler scored 19 points (9 points for 19 from coming on) and recorded 9 assists.
Juwan Howard hugs Kennedy Chandler crying after Michigan annoys Tennessee
In an emotional post-match scene, Howard hugged Chandler on the field. This is a sign of great sportsmanship after a hard game. One finished their season while the other lived to watch another game.
March Madness frame update: Who does Michigan play in Sweet 16?
The Wolverines will play the winner of the game between Villanova Wildcats #2 and #7 Ohio State Buckeyes.
Villanova defeated No. 15 Delaware Hens with a score of 80-60 in the first round. Ohio State takes on No. 10 Loyola Chicago Ramblers, who have shown they are capable of delivering nasty wins. The Buckeyes ended any chance of that, as they beat Loyola Chicago 54-41.
Michigan will face the winner of Villanova-Ohio State on Thursday, March 24.
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