The Wolverines are 17-11 all-time at Madison Square Garden.
Modest as he is, Dawkins’ arsenal is hardly limited.
After coming off the bench with just under 12 minutes left in the frame, Dawkins wasted little time in making his presence felt.
The Wolverines took over the game with a 12-0 run in the first frame and cruised to a 68-57 victory.
Michigan coach John Beilein, in typical fashion, said that regardless of Rutgers’ undesirable record, the Scarlet Knights will still be a challenge for the Wolverines.
The Michigan Daily sat down with Scarlet Knights coach Eddie Jordan at Big Ten Media Day in October.
In an attack heavily reliant on the 3-pointer, any impediment to the Wolverines’ perimeter ball screens presents a major roadblock.
Walton scored 13 points in the second half, including a 3-pointer in the game’s final seconds.
The Wolverines stayed true to their reputation of being a team that lives and dies by the 3-pointer, shooting 52 percent from beyond the arc.
The Daily got the chance to catch up with Miles and talk about his approach going into press conferences, his thoughts on Donald Trump and even a little hoops.