|Michigan||T Burke 19.2||M McGary 5.5||T Burke 6.7|
|Wisconsin||B Brust 11.4||R Evans 7.4||T Jackson 2.8|
Michigan meets Wisconsin in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament at United Center on Friday. Tipoff is at 2:38 p.m. ET and you can catch it on ESPN. The Wolverines fell to the Badgers 65-62 on Feb. 9 and are 1-7 against them over the last four years.
In an 83-66 triumph over Penn State on Mar. 14, Trey Burke put up 21 points for the Wolverines. A stat-sheet stuffer, he leads the team with 19.2 points per game, 6.7 assists per game, and 1.6 steals per game. In a 63-60 victory over Penn State on Mar. 10, Jared Berggren put up 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Badgers. He averages 11.3 points per game in addition to a team-best 2.0 blocks per game.
In terms of team stats, Michigan has an advantage in a single key area, scoring, where the Wolverines have an edge over the Badgers, 75.2 points per game to 66.2 points per game. Areas of strength for Wisconsin include: defensive rebounding percentage at 73.6 and turnover percentage at 15.4.
- Michigan is a better shooting team (48.6 percent vs. 42.5 percent) than Wisconsin this season.
- Tim Hardaway Jr is ranked 7th in the Big Ten in points.
- Michigan is a better free-throw-shooting team (71.1 percent vs. 63.0 percent) than Wisconsin this season.
- The Michigan scoring leader (Trey Burke, 615 points) has more points than the Wisconsin scoring leader (Jared Berggren, 355 points).
- Nik Stauskas is ranked 6th in the Big Ten in three-pointers.
- Diaper Dandies love Michigan. Michigan has recruited more McDonald's All-Americans out of high school than Wisconsin (17 vs. 2).
- Michigan is a better three-point shooting team (38.6 percent vs. 33.6 percent) than Wisconsin this season.
- Michigan has a better overall winning percentage over the last 30 years (61.9 percent to 60.5 percent).
- It's only wins and losses, but Michigan has a better overall record than Wisconsin this season (26-6 vs. 21-10).
- Obviously, AP Voters agree that Michigan is superior to Wisconsin (Latest AP Poll: No. 6 vs. No. 22).
|B+||Tim Hardaway Jr||0||15||5||2||1||1||2|
|B+||G. Robinson III||0||11||5||1||1||0||1|