ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Indiana went to halftime trailing Michigan 33-30 as the Hoosiers went hot then cold then warm in the first 20 minutes.
The No. 2 Hoosiers sprinted out to a 10-3 lead on the No. 7 Wolverines in the first four minutes. Indiana hit four of its first 10 shots.
But then the Hoosiers went cold, and the Wolverines heated up going on a 12-0 run to take a 15-10 lead with 11:40 to play.
Victor Oladipo ended a five-minute stretch without a point when he hit a jumper with 10:45 to play in the half, and IU pulled within 18-16 of Michigan with 8:26 left in the half.
But the Wolverines got going again with a 9-0 run that pushed their lead to 27-16 with 5:04 to play in the half. The Hoosiers were able to get going in the last five minutes as Cody Zeller scored 7 of their last 14 points as the Wolverines took a three-point lead into halftime.
Zeller has nine points and four rebounds, and Oladipo has eight points and eight rebounds after the first half.
Indiana hit 13 of 37 shots in the first half and turned the ball over six times. The Hoosiers' biggest problem is missing shots inside, they are 8 for 26 in the paint.
Nik Strauskas has 10 points for Michigan, and Glenn Robinson III has seven. Trey Burke, who was guarded by Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell then Oladipo in the first half, has four points.