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Northwestern Vs. Michigan Score Update: Wildcats Lead 31-24 At Halftime

In a game that has huge post-season implications for Northwestern, the Wildcats were able to respond to a sluggish start to claim a 31-24 halftime lead over the visiting Michigan Wolverines.

Related: Michigan Wolverines vs. Northwestern Wildcats Game Thread

The Wolverines were hot from beyond the arc in the early stages and bolted out to a 10-3 lead while Northwestern struggled at both ends of the floor. Michigan eventually began to cool off, though they still finished the half a respectable 6-16 (37.5%) from beyond the arc. Tim Hardaway Jr. leads the team with seven points.

John Shurna has 10 points for the Wildcats, who hit 11-22 field goal attempts in the half. Drew Crawford has six points.

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