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Published: Friday, 2/15/2008

Wolverines rally past Hawkeyes

ASSOCIATED PRESS

IOWA CITY, Iowa - Manny Harris scored a game-high 15 points, and Anthony Wright added eight crucial points down the stretch as Michigan rallied to beat Iowa 60-52 last night.

Michigan shot 33.3 percent and scored just 16 points in the first half but used a 23-6 run in the second half to pull away from the Hawkeyes. The Wolverines shot 54.2 percent after halftime.

Michigan (7-17, 3-9 Big Ten) trailed by as many as 16 before halftime but opened the second half with a 13-4 run to pull within two. Iowa pushed the lead back to nine on a 7-0 run, but the Wolverines took over the game with their big run.

Iowa (11-15, 4-9) went nearly nine minutes without making a basket during Michigan's rally, highlighted by Wright's two big 3s. Wright's second 3 gave Michigan an eight-point lead with

3:09 left.

Justin Johnson and Tony Freeman each hit 3s to get Iowa within four, but Harris knocked down six free throws in the final 1:05 to seal the win.

NO. 9 BUTLER 89,

YOUNGSTOWN STATE 73

INDIANAPOLIS - Mike Green scored 17 points, and Butler got its seventh straight win.

A.J. Graves scored 15 points, and Matt Howard added 12 for Butler (12-2 Horizon League), which is a school-best 23-2 for the second consecutive season.

Byron Davis led Youngstown State with 20 points and Vance Cooksey added 15 for the Penguins (8-17, 4-11), who have lost eight of nine.

No. 21 Washington StATE 70,

Oregon StATE 57

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Taylor Rochestie had a career-high 24 points, Derrick Low added 21, and Washington State handed Oregon State its 14th straight loss.

Lathen Wallace had 13 points for the Beavers (6-18, 0-12 Pac-10), whose streak matched the 1995-96 team for the longest in team history.



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