It took just over five minutes of game time for the Wolverines to build up an 18-4 first quarter lead over the Spartans, who never came back or came close to doing so.
On Tuesday, Michigan State looks to dethrone the sixteenth-ranked Wolverines at Crisler Center.
Glen Rice sent Katelynn Flaherty a congratulatory Facebook message after she broke his scoring record, but didn’t meet her in person until Sunday.
As Michigan has ascended in the last 10 days, notching program-defining wins at Nebraska and No. 8 Ohio State, so has Hailey Brown.
After allowing a quick five points to start the game, the Wolverines (6-2 Big Ten, 17-4 overall) were locked in.
After a devastating overtime loss to Ohio State on Jan. 7, the No. 19 Michigan women’s basketball came back with a vengeance.
With a signature win under their belt and the season's toughest road trip out of the way, the rest is simple: Hold the line and Michigan is in.
After Katelynn Flaherty made a 3-pointer put Michigan up two in the third quarter, the Wolverines never let go, winning 84-75.
For the Wolverines to flip the script, they must take a note from the Buckeyes and stay poised down the stretch.
Deja Church hit three free throws to send Michigan and Nebraska into overtime, and the Wolverines pulled away from there, winning 69-64.