The Michigan Wolverines (16-6, 6-3 Big Ten) suffered the same fate as every other team who has ventured into Value City Arena this season, as they fell to the Ohio State Buckeyes (19-3, 7-2 Big Ten) by a score of 64-49 on Sunday afternoon.
Although Michigan did a fairly reasonable job of preventing Jared Sullinger (13 points, 5 rebounds) from taking over the game, they struggled to put points on the board all day, finishing with a season-low 49.
With the loss, Michigan falls from a first-place tie down to a tie for third place in the conference with the Wisconsin Badgers (6-3), behind Ohio State (7-2) and Michigan State (6-2).
Tim Hardaway Jr. led Michigan with 15 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists.
The Wolverines will have a couple days off before another important conference game when they host the No. 17 Indiana Hoosiers (16-5, 4-5 Big Ten) on Feb. 1. After that, they travel to East Lansing to take on the No. 11 Michigan State Spartans (17-4, 6-2 Big Ten) on Feb. 5.
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