Top 25 Wrap: Isaiah Livers leads Michigan; Nigel Scantlebury sinks game-winner

Purdue Boilermakers forward Mason Gillis (0) grabs a loose ball against Michigan Wolverines guard Eli Brooks (55) during second-half action at Mackey Arena. (Photo: Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports)

NO. 7 MICHIGAN (13-1) 70
PURDUE (11-6) 53
Isaiah Livers paced the Michigan offense as he scored 20-plus points for the second straight game. Livers finished with 22 points on 7-of-14 shooting alongside 10 rebounds and three assists. Eli Brooks pitched in 11 points and five rebounds. Freshman phenom Hunter Dickinson had 10 points and three rebounds.

The Wolverines held  Purdue to 31 percent shooting from the field and 16.7 percent from beyond the arc. Trevion Williams totaled 14 points and 11 rebounds which led Purdue in both categories. Jaden Ivey was the only other Boilermaker in double-figures with 12 points.

Also:

SAINT PETER’S (7-5) 68
SIENA (6-1) 62
Jalen Pickett (Aquinas), seeing his first action since January 9th, led Siena with seven assists to go along with eight points and four rebounds. Pickett made 5-of-7 from the free throw line. The junior guard had been sidelined with a hamstring injury.

DETROIT MERCY (3-8) 81
OAKLAND (6-12) 86
Noah Waterman (Finger Lakes Christian) scored six points before fouling out after 16 minutes of action. The redshirt-freshman collected seven rebounds and dished out three assists.

MOUNT ST. MARY’S (5-6) 64
CENTRAL CONNECTICUT (3-9) 65
Nigel Scantlebury (Greece Athena) hit the game-winning three-pointer with four seconds remaining to deliver the win. Scantlebury finished with seven points, four assists and two rebounds. The junior shot 3-of-5 from the field, and went 1-of-2 from deep.

Other scores:

MARIST 64
RIDER 76

NIAGARA 59
QUINNIPIAC 56

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.