INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 12: The Ohio State Buckeyes huddle up prior to playing against the Michigan Wolverines during the semifinals of the 2011 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament at Conseco Fieldhouse on March 12, 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
The Michigan Wolverines trailed by just three points heading into halftime against the third-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes on Sunday afternoon.
The Michigan Wolverines are in Columbus to play the Ohio St. Buckeyes on Sunday afternoon as the two Big Ten teams meet in a ranked match-up. The Wolverines entered as the No. 22 team in the nation, but would seem in prime position to move up if they're able to knock off the third-ranked Buckeyes on the road.
The Wolverines are in striking distance of doing just that heading into halftime, too, as Michigan trails by just three points against the former top-ranked Buckeyes. Lenzelle Smith Jr. scored nine points and pulled down seven rebounds in the first half to give the Buckeyes a 24-21 halftime lead.
The Wolverines were led by Jordan Morgan with six points and three rebounds in the first 20 minutes of Sunday's game, but he'll need some help in the second half if the Wolverines want to keep the game close.
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