Michigan Held Off Florida State’s Comeback Attempt To Earn A Spot In The Final Four
For the primary time since 2013, the Michigan Wolverines are heading to the Final Four. The champions of the Huge Ten Event and the No. three seed within the West area, Michigan took down a Cinderella hopeful within the No. 9 Florida State Seminoles, 58-54.
It will go down as one of many extra thrilling video games of the Event, regardless that it was a low-scoring affair between two defensive minded groups that attempt to sluggish video games down. Issues had been tight all through the primary half and initially of the second half, however the Wolverines had been capable of draw back behind the play of gifted guard Charles Matthews, who had 17 factors and eight rebounds, and large man Mo Wagner, who had 12 factors and 6 rebounds.
Nonetheless, the Seminoles had been relentless in making an attempt to return again, and down the stretch, Florida State put up one hell of a combat. They had been capable of get the Wolverines’ lead down to 2 within the sport’s ultimate 30 seconds, however finally, Michigan was just a little an excessive amount of and managed to seal a win with ahead Duncan Robinson on the free throw line.
With the win, the Wolverines will tackle the largest Cinderella of the 2018 NCAA Tournament in Loyola-Chicago. The two groups will sq. off in San Antonio on March 31 with a spot within the nationwide championship sport on the road.