The two groups vying for the ultimate spot within the 2021 Final Four couldn’t have had completely different paths to their Elite Eight matchup on Tuesday.
Michigan has regarded the a part of dominant 1 seed, withstanding the lack of Isaiah Livers with wonderful play from Hunter Dickinson, Franz Wagner and extra to beat their NCAA Tournament opponents — Texas Southern, LSU and Florida State — by a mean of 14 factors per recreation. Then there’s UCLA, taking part in its fifth recreation in practically two weeks and trying to change into simply the second-ever First Four workforce to make it to the Final Four.
The Bruins’ unbelievable March Madness run has been fueled by wonderful play by sophomore guards Jaime Jaquez (16.8 ppg, 6.8 rpg, 1.3 spg, 1.0 bpg) and Johnny Juzang (20 ppg, 4 apg), however they’ve 5 starters who’ve averaged at the very least 10 factors per recreation this season.
Hunter Dickinson and Franz Wagner, 7-1 and 6-9, respectively, have been the driving drive for the Wolverines’ run to the Elite Eight. Dickinson has averaged 14 ppg, seven rpg and two bpg) whereas Wagner has put up 12.3 ppg and eight.7 rpg per recreation. Brandon Johns Jr., Chaundee Brown and Austin Davis have all stepped up with out Livers, as effectively.
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Michigan vs. UCLA rating
Michigan vs. UCLA reside updates, highlights from Elite Eight
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First half: UCLA 27, Michigan 23
10:46 p.m.: First-half stats:
- Field objectives: UCLA 11 of 28 (39.3 %); Michigan 10 of 25 (40 %)
- 3-point taking pictures: UCLA 3 of 8 (37.5 %); Michigan 1 of 5 (20 %)
- Free throw taking pictures: UCLA 2 of two (one hundred pc); Michigan 2 of 4 (50 %)
- Rebounds: UCLA 15; Michigan 17
- Assists: UClA 7; Michigan 7
- Steals: UCLA 3; Michigan 3
- Turnovers: UCLA 5; Michigan 9
- Largest lead: UCLA 4; Michigan 7
Also: Johnny Juzang is wanting like the perfect participant on the ground by a substantial margin. He has 18 factors on 8-of-10 taking pictures and one rebound. He is totally smoking the Wolverines. Only two different Bruins have scored: Jaquez (4 factors) and Campbel (5 factors).
10:44 p.m.: Smith misses each makes an attempt, making the halftime rating 27-23 UCLA. It’s the primary time the Wolverines have trailed at halftime this match.
10:43 p.m.: Michigan forces a cease on UCLA’s final first-half defensive possession, and Mike Smith streaks down the courtroom on a fastbreak. He’s fouled within the act of taking pictures and can try two free throws with 1.2 seconds left on the clock.
10:39 p.m.: Tyger Campbell breaks up Juzang’s scoring streak with a nook 3. That makes it 27-23 UCLA with 1:08 left within the half.
10:38 p.m.: Two extra Juzang buckets. He now has 18 factors on 8-of-10 taking pictures, making seven consecutive buckets for UCLA. Neither protection is getting stops.
10:37 p.m.: And now Dickinson and Wagner have been known as for fees on consecutive Michigan drives. Can’t get in foul hassle this early.
10:36 p.m.: Jaquez sinks them each to present UCLA an 18-17 lead.
10:32 p.m.: Wagner is named for a foul on Jaquez with 3:40 left within the half. He’ll try two free throws with an opportunity to present UCLA a lead when the sport comes out of media timeout.
10:30 p.m.: Michigan has no reply for Juzang. Jaquez hits him with an help and he lays up in custom. He makes it 17-16 Michigan. That’s 12 straight factors for him (and UCLA).
10:27 p.m.: Juzang hits one other lengthy 2 to attain 10 straight for the Bruins and convey the rating to 15-14 Michigan.
10:20 p.m.: Another 3 from Juzang, who’s now 4 for six on the media timeout. He has 10 factors and has introduced the rating to 15-12 Michigan.
10:19 p.m.: Another Juzang bucket, this one for 3. He makes it 13-9 UCLA with consecutives scores.
10:18 p.m.: And there’s Juzang once more with one other bucket to interrupt Michigan’s run. He has 4 of UCLA’s six factors.
10:16 p.m.: A Chaundee Brown Jr. 3-pointer makes it 11-4 Michigan and provides the Wolverines a 9-0 scoring run.
10:11 p.m.: Michigan leads 8-4 on the second media timeout. Not precisely scoring like Gonzaga on the market.
10:09 p.m.: Both groups have three turnovers and are taking pictures lower than 50 % roughly seven minutes into this recreation. Michigan leads 6-4 but it surely’s ugly early.
10:02 p.m.: Johnny Juzang with the jumper to get UCLA on the board and tie it at 2-2. Both groups wanting somewhat rusty taking pictures the ball within the opening minutes.
9:59 p.m.: Michigan’s Brandon Johns Jr. will get the steal and scores on the fastbreak to start out the scoring at 2-0 Wolverines.
How to observe Michigan vs. UCLA
Tuesday’s Elite Eight recreation between Gonzaga and USC is scheduled to tip off at 9:57 p.m. ET (6:57 p.m. PT) after the conclusion of Gonzaga vs. USC.
It might be broadcast nationally on TBS with Brian Anderson, Jim Jackson and Allie LaForce on the decision. You can stream the sport on March Madness Live, the web dwelling of each 2021 NCAA Tournament recreation.
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