Wagner hit just the second 3-pointer of his career en route to a nine-point outing against Indiana.
“I just thought it was an unbelievable moment,” said Michigan junior Andrew Dakich.
Even though he’s missed 10 straight shots over the past two games, Walton’s confidence hasn’t wavered. Instead of letting his shooting slump permeate the rest of his game, he has found other ways to help Michigan win.
INDIANAPOLIS — Kameron Chatman is listed at 6-foot-7 on Michigan’s official roster, and Aubrey Dawkins is listed at 6-foot-6. Chatman weighs 215 pounds. Dawkins weighs 210.
Kameron Chatman hit a game-winning 3-pointer with 0.2 seconds left to send Michigan to the semifinals.
Before Thursday, in many of Michigan’s losses, that hard-nosed play has not been characteristic of the Wolverines. It has been more representative of their opponents.
The game, in some way was a perfect picture of Robinson’s season — one with ebb and flow.
In a game filled with big shots, a player whose coaches call him “Big Shot” made the biggest shot of all.
When the Wolverines tip off their Big Ten Tournament slate against Northwestern on Thursday, they’ll know a single win likely won’t be enough for a ticket to the Big Dance.
After Michigan lost four of its last five Big Ten games, it will likely need to win at least two games to safely land an NCAA Tournament bid.