Men's Basketball Falls to Michigan, 105-46

Sophomore Cameron Morse
Sophomore Cameron Morse

Ann Arbor, Mich. -- The Youngstown State men's basketball team dropped a 105-46 decision to Michigan on Saturday evening at the Crisler Center.

With the loss the Penguins fall to 5-7 while the Wolverines improve to 9-3 on the year.

Sophomore Cameron Morse led the Penguins with 10 points while junior Brett Frantz scored nine points on three 3-pointers.

Leading the way for Michigan, who had five players reach double figures, was Caris LeVert and Aubrey Dawkins with 19 points each. Derrick Walton, Jr., had a triple-double with 10 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists while Duncan Robinson and DJ Wilson had 14 and 12 points, respectively.

The Penguins connected on just 29.8 percent (17-of-57) from the field while Michigan shot 61.5 percent (40-of-65) from the floor.

The Wolverines also made 12 3-pointers and outrebounded the Penguins, 46-23.

Michigan scored the first nine points of the game before Frantz hit a 3-pointer at the 17:47 mark.

Umude hit a jumper to get the Penguins within nine, 14-5, with 14:55 to go, but Michigan went on a 15-4 run over the next five minutes to push its lead to 20 points, 29-9, midway through the first half.

The Penguins visit Notre Dame, Monday, Dec. 21. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. at Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center in Notre Dame, Ind.