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No. 2 Michi­gan 80, North­west­ern 60: Jon Teske scored all 17 of his points in the first half, and the Wolver­ines (17-0, 6-0 Big Ten) are off to their best start in pro­gram his­tory af­ter beat­ing the Wild­cats (10-7, 1-5) in Ann Ar­bor, Mich. Michi­gan started 16-0 on two prior oc­ca­sions (1985-86, 201213). The vic­tory also matched the Wolver­ines’ long­est win­ning streak, set in 1985 be­fore los­ing in the se­cond round of the first 64-team NCAA Tour­na­ment.

No. 6 Michi­gan St. 71, Penn St. 56: Nick Ward had 16 points and 11 re­bounds to lead the Spar­tans (15-2, 6-0 Big Ten) to vic­tory in State Col­lege, Pa. Matt McQuaid added 15 points and Cas­sius Win­ston chipped in 11 for Michi­gan State, which has won 10 straight. The Spar­tans also beat the Nit­tany Lions (7-10, 0-6) for the 10th con­sec­u­tive time.


Jon Teske and the Wolver­ines aren’t No. 1 yet, but they did stay un­de­feated with a win over North­west­ern.

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