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Recap, takeaways from Michigan basketball’s Big Ten opener win over Iowa

The Michigan Wolverines had a rough time on Tuesday night playing in the unfriendly confines of No. 1 Louisville’s home venue in a loss, but they were quick to turn the page on Friday. Michigan defeated the Iowa Hawkeyes by a score of 103-91 in the opener of Big Ten Conference play on Friday night at Crisler Center.

Franz Wagner led the team in scoring with a career-high points , while Zavier Simpson and Jon Teske chipped in with 16 points each. Iowa’s Luka Garza was a one-man show, scoring 44 points, 27 of which came in the first half.