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First half deficit too much to overcome for the Wolverines, fall to LTU

First half deficit too much to overcome for the Wolverines, fall to LTU

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.— The University of Michigan-Dearborn men's basketball team returned to action against the Lawrence Tech Blue Devils on Monday night in a Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference matchup in Southfield, Mich.

The Wolverines found themselves in a big hole early against the Blue Devils, down by 26 points at the half. While LTU cooled down in the second half, UM-Dearborn could not overcome the early lead, falling to the Blue Devils 72-47.

Leading the way for the Wolverines was Jason Gigliotti, finishing the game with a team-high 16 points while adding nine rebounds. The last basketball made by Gigliotti in the game pushed him over the 1,000 point mark for his career at UM-Dearborn. The Wolverines also received contributions from Maurice Anderson and Vyshonn Munson, finishing with nine points and seven points, respectively. 

Leading the Blue Devils was Brandon Beavers, who finished with a game-high 18 points while adding nine assists and three steals. 

The loss drops UM-Dearborn to 3-14 overall and 1-8 on the season. 

The Wolverines return to action against the Cornerstone University Golden Eagles at 7:30 pm Wednesday at Henry Ford College in Dearborn, Mich.



NOTE: Photo used from a previous season.