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Wisconsin beats No. 3 Michigan 65-62 in OT

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Michigan's Max Bielfeldt, left, and Wisconsin's Sam Dekker vie for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game.

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MADISON, Wis. — Ben Brust hit a shot from just inside midcourt to tie the game at the end of regulation and added a tie-breaking 3 with less than 40 seconds left in overtime as Wisconsin beat No. 3 Michigan 65-62 on Saturday.

Brust scored 14 points for the Badgers (17-7, 8-3 Big Ten), while Jared Berggren added 13.

Trey Burke scored 19 points for Michigan (21-3, 8-3), while Tim Hardaway Jr. added 18.

Hardaway hit a contested 3-pointer to put the Wolverines up 65-52 with less than 3 seconds left in regulation. Brust collected the inbounds pass near halfcourt, took one dribble and hit a runner that touched nothing but net to tie the game.

He hit the winning 3-pointer with less than 40 seconds left.

Burke missed a 3 on the other end in the closing seconds, and the Wisconsin fans stormed the court after the buzzer.

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