Boxscore
Michigan 67, Pittsburgh 62
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 9:30 PM
Location - Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Officials - Tim Clougherty, Ed Corbett, Mike Nance
Attendance - 7230

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Pittsburgh 33 29 62
Michigan 29 38 67

Recap

No. 4 Michigan 67, Pittsburgh 62: Trey Burke scored 17 points to lead four players in double figures as the Wolverines edged the Panthers in the semifinals of the NIT Season Tip-Off at Madison Square Garden.

After a quiet first half, Glenn Robinson III scored nine of his 13 points in the final 11:25 and the Wolverines (4-0) rallied from a four-point halftime deficit. Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 16 points, and Nik Stauskas added 15.

Robinson’s jumper with 7:07 left capped a 9-0 run and put Michigan ahead 48-44, and the Wolverines never trailed again. Pittsburgh (4-1) pulled within three on James Robinson’s basket with 13 seconds left, but the Wolverines hit four free throws to secure the win.

Lamar Patterson led Pittsburgh with 14 points, while Cameron Wright and Robinson scored eight apiece. The Panthers were outrebounded 32-19 after dominating the boards in their first four games.

Michigan, which entered the game shooting an NCAA-best 53.1 percent from 3-point range, won despite shooting 3-for-17 (17.6 percent) from beyond the arc. The Wolverines will face Kansas State in Friday’s championship game, following the third-place game between Pittsburgh and Delaware at 2:30 p.m. ET.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Michigan improved to 12-6 all-time against Pittsburgh. … Pittsburgh lost for only the fourth time in its last 14 games against Big Ten opponents. …Jordan Morgan grabbed a team-high seven rebounds for the Wolverines.

Pittsburgh Panthers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Lamar Patterson 31:00 5-9 2-4 2-2 1 2 3 3 5 2 1 0 14
Talib Zanna 25:00 2-4 0-0 3-3 3 3 6 0 2 0 0 0 7
Steven Adams 10:00 0-1 0-0 0-2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
James Robinson 34:00 4-10 0-3 0-1 0 3 3 6 3 3 1 0 8
Tray Woodall 28:00 2-7 2-5 0-0 0 1 1 3 3 0 3 0 6
Dante Taylor 22:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 1 2 0 1 0 4
Trey Zeigler 9:00 2-5 0-1 1-3 0 1 1 1 2 0 2 0 5
J.J. Moore 22:00 3-7 1-2 0-0 0 3 3 0 1 0 1 0 7
Durand Johnson 10:00 1-3 1-3 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Cameron Wright 9:00 3-3 2-2 0-0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 8
TOTAL 200 24-53 8-20 6-11 5 16 21 15 21 5 10 0 62
  45.3% 40.0% 54.5% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 10

Michigan Wolverines

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Trey Burke 38:00 5-16 0-4 7-8 0 4 4 6 3 1 1 0 17
Glenn Robinson III 33:00 5-8 1-2 2-4 3 2 5 1 2 1 1 1 13
Matt Vogrich 8:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
Tim Hardaway, Jr. 38:00 6-13 1-7 3-3 0 4 4 1 3 0 1 0 16
Jordan Morgan 29:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 4 4 8 0 1 0 2 0 4
Nik Stauskas 33:00 4-8 1-4 6-6 0 5 5 0 0 1 0 1 15
Mitch McGary 13:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 0 4 2 3 0 2
Jon Horford 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Eso Akunne 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Spike Albrecht 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 23-50 3-17 18-22 8 23 31 8 15 5 9 2 67
  46.0% 17.6% 81.8% Team Rebs: 6   Total TO: 9