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Hoosiers Lose Lead, Then Lose Game In OT

Last updated on Thursday, January 8, 2009

(BLOOMINGTON, IN) - The Indiana Hoosiers could not hold onto a 20-point, second-half lead and fell to the Michigan Wolverines 72-66 in overtime.

Laval Lucas-Perry led the Wolverines with 18 points with Manny Harris adding 17 points and eleven rebounds as Michigan came back after being down 44-24 with 18:26 left in the game. The Hoosiers didn't help their cause by missing six of their nine free throw attempts in overtime.

Devan Dumes led IU with 17 points with Nick Williams finishing with 14 points and Verdell Jones adding 13.

Michigan improves to 12-and-3, 2-and-1 in the Big Ten. The Hoosiers drop to 5-and-9, 0-and-2 in the conference.

Indiana travels to Illinois on Saturday.

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