|11:00 AM PT12:00 PM MT1:00 PM CT2:00 PM ET7:00 PM GMT3:00 PM 北京时间12:00 PM MST2:00 PM EST, Dec 4, 2022
Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan Attendance: 2,835
No. 17 Michigan women deny Northwestern with closing run
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Emily Kiser and Laila Phelia scored 18 points each and No. 17 Michigan shut down Northwestern in the final minutes of a 77-66 victory for the Wolverines on Sunday.
Leigha Brown added 10 points and 11 assists for Michigan, which won its Big Ten opener.
An 8-0 run gave Michigan a 61-53 lead in the fourth quarter before Northwestern's Melannie Daley hit a jumper and Jillian Brown scored the next four points to get the Wildcats back within 61-59. At that point, Michigan put the game out of reach with a 16-3 run in which Maddie Nolan hit a 3-pointer and the Wolverines made 9 of 10 from the line.
Brown had 17 points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals for Northwestern (4-4, 0-1 Big Ten). Caileigh Walsh had 12 points and four blocks, and Sydney Wood scored 10 points.
Michigan, which played at home for the first time since Nov. 16, is 9-0 for the second consecutive season. Last year's team established a program-record by starting 10-0. The Wolverines can match that on Thursday against Baylor.
AP women's college basketball: https://apnews.com/hub/womens-college-basketball and https://apnews.com/hub/ap-top-25-womens-college-basketball-poll and https://twitter.com/AP-Top25
Updated December 4, 2022