Wolverines, who are number-5 in the nation in the pre-season rankings, showcased the talent of their freshmen, who combined to score 54 points led by guard Nik Stauskas, who had a team-high 17 points.
Even though the final score wasn’t close, michigan coach john beilein said he thought his players still had a hard workout against the wildcats Michigan’s next pre-season game is Monday night at home against Saginaw Valley State. Tonight, Michigan State has an exhibition game at the Breslin Center against St. Cloud State.
Detroit tonight begins a 9-day, 6-game road trip by playing the Suns at Phoenix. The Pistons dropped their season opener Wednesday night at the Palace, losing 105-to-96 to the Rockets.