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No. 2 Michigan beats No. 21 Indiana to improve to 15-0

January 7, 2019

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Charles Matthews scored 16 of his 18 points in the first half to help No. 2 Michigan build a double-digit lead and the undefeated Wolverines held on for a 74-63 victory over No. 21 Indiana on Sunday.

Jordan Poole also finished with 18 points for the Wolverines (15-0, 4-0 Big Ten). They are a victory away from matching the school’s best start, and joined No. 8 Michigan State as the two teams without a Big Ten loss four games into the 20-game conference schedule.

Juwan Morgan scored 25 points on 9-of-22 shooting for Indiana (12-3, 3-1). The Hoosiers won seven straight since losing at Duke.

NO. 16 MARQUETTE 70, XAVIER 52

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Markus Howard scored 26 points, Sacar Anim had 20 and Marquette beat Xavier to remain unbeaten at home.

The Golden Eagles (12-3, 1-1) bounced back from an 89-69 loss at St. John’s in their Big East opener on New Year’s Day. They improved to 11-0 at the new Fiserv Forum.

Naji Marshall had 21 points for Xavier (9-7, 1-2).

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