Written by Matt Pargoff   

While Michigan never trailed, the opening of the second half set the tone for the victory, with U-M rattling off a 13-2 run after the break.

Jordan Poole scored a career high 22 points, while Charles Matthews led the Wolverines offensive attack with a 25-point showing. Zavier Simson registered a double-double, scoring 14 points and pulling down 11 rebounds, also contributing eight assists.

Improving to 4-0, the game was the first of two in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament, with a meeting against Providence set for Sunday at 1:30 p.m. eastern on ESPN.

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