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Huskies pull road upset; Leathernecks cruise

Wolverines still perfect

Published: Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 12:13 a.m. CDT
Michigan guard Trey Burke (3) goes to the basket against Nebraska guard Ray Gallegos (15) in the first half Wednesday at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, Mich.

By The Associated Press

Glenn Robinson III had 14 points, including a pair of crucial dunks in the second half, and No. 2 Michigan equaled its best start to a season with a 62-47 victory over Nebraska on Wednesday night in Ann Arbor, Mich.

The Wolverines (16-0, 3-0 Big Ten) overcame their shakiest shooting performance in a while, holding the lead for the entire second half. The only other Michigan team to start 16-0 was the 1985-86 squad that went on to win the Big Ten.

Ray Gallegos scored 19 points for Nebraska (9-7, 0-3).

Trey Burke scored 18 points for the Wolverines and Tim Hardaway Jr. added 15 points and 11 rebounds.

State roundup

N. Illinois 72, Miami (Ohio) 61: Aksel Bolin came off the bench for 11 points and Northern Illinois (3-10) snapped a five-game losing streak, beating Miami (Ohio) in the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams, in Oxford, Ohio.

No. 23 Wichita St. 82, S. Illinois 76: Cleanthony Early scored 39 points and the No. 23 Shockers beat Southern Illinois in Wichita, Kan.

Desmar Jackson scored 28 points for the Salukis (7-8, 0-4).

Valparaiso 75, UIC 70: Ryan Broekhoff had 21 points as Valparaiso pulled away late for a victory at Illinois-Chicago.

Gary Talton had 25 points and Josh Crittle 16 for the Flames (10-6, 1-2).

W. Illinois 95, Greenville 48: Terell Parks scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Western Illinois (13-3) over Division III Greenville in Macomb, extending its winning streak to 10 games.

Indiana St. 68, Bradley 53: Manny Arop and Justin Gant scored 13 points apiece to lead Indiana State to a win over Bradlin Terre Haute, Ind.

Walt Lemon Jr. led Bradley (10-6, 2-2) with 15 points.

Wisconsin-Green Bay 58, Loyola 45: Jordan Fouse had 13 points, 11 rebounds and 7 steals, and Green Bay never trailed in beating visiting Loyola. Devon Turk was the only player in double figures for the Ramblers (10-5, 1-2) with 11 points.

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