Boxscore
Michigan 71, Kansas St. 57
Friday, November 23, 2012 4:30 PM
Location - Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Officials - Roger Ayers, John Cahill, Michael Stephens
Attendance - 7198

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Kansas St. 24 33 57
Michigan 29 42 71

Recap

No. 4 Michigan 71, Kansas State 57: Tim Hardaway Jr. had 23 points and seven rebounds as the Wolverines pulled away in the second half to win the championship game of the NIT Season Tip-Off at Madison Square Garden.

Michigan (5-0) opened the second half with a 24-8 run and led 51-30 with 10:41 remaining. Trey Burke and Nik Stauskas scored 10 points apiece and Glenn Robinson III added nine points and 11 rebounds for the Wolverines,

Rodney McGruder led Kansas State (5-1) with 16 points and Angel Rodriguez added 10 points and six assists. The Wildcats only trailed by five at halftime despite shooting 25 percent in the first 20 minutes.

Michigan took control immediately after halftime and extended its lead to 66-47 after Spike Albrecht’s 3-pointer with 4:10 to play. The Wolverines outrebounded the Wildcats 40-28.

Jordan Henriquez scored eight points for Kansas State, which shot 36.7 percent from the field - including 4-of-17 (23.5 percent) from 3-point range. After holding their first five opponents to 33.9 percent shooting, the Wildcats allowed Michigan to shoot 52.7 percent.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Wolverines have outrebounded each of their five opponents by double-digits. … The Wildcats have never beaten Michigan in three meetings, including the 1964 Final Four. … Hardaway left the game with 3:37 remaining after taking a knee to his head.

Kansas St. Wildcats

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jordan Henriquez 16:00 4-7 0-0 0-4 2 1 3 0 2 0 0 3 8
Rodney McGruder 32:00 6-14 1-3 3-3 3 4 7 2 1 1 1 0 16
Nino Williams 12:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 2 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 4
Will Spradling 36:00 1-9 1-6 0-0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 3
Angel Rodriguez 26:00 3-7 2-4 2-2 0 3 3 6 1 1 2 0 10
Shane Southwell 11:00 0-3 0-2 0-0 0 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 0
Thomas Gipson 11:00 1-5 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 0 2 0 1 0 2
D.J. Johnson 18:00 3-3 0-0 1-2 3 0 3 1 1 2 0 0 7
Martavious Irving 16:00 0-4 0-2 0-0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0
Adrian Diaz 13:00 2-3 0-0 3-4 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 7
Omari Lawrence 9:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 0
TOTAL 200 22-60 4-18 9-15 12 16 28 13 15 5 6 4 57
  36.7% 22.2% 60.0% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 6

Michigan Wolverines

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jordan Morgan 6:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 4 0 0 0 0
Matt Vogrich 18:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 2
Tim Hardaway, Jr. 32:00 10-15 1-3 2-4 0 7 7 0 1 1 2 1 23
Trey Burke 32:00 5-10 0-2 0-0 1 4 5 4 3 0 5 1 10
Glenn Robinson III 36:00 3-11 0-3 3-4 4 8 12 2 0 1 0 1 9
Mitch McGary 14:00 2-4 0-0 2-2 1 2 3 1 4 0 1 1 6
Nik Stauskas 22:00 3-6 2-3 2-2 1 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 10
Eso Akunne 4:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jon Horford 17:00 3-5 0-0 0-1 1 2 3 2 3 0 0 0 6
Spike Albrecht 12:00 1-1 1-1 0-0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 3
Max Bielfeldt 7:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
TOTAL 200 29-56 4-12 9-13 8 32 40 12 17 2 9 5 71
  51.8% 33.3% 69.2% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 9