Evanston, IL (Sports Network) - All five Wolverines starters scored in double- figures, with Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. leading the way as No. 2 Michigan cruised past Northwestern, 94-66, to open up Big Ten conference play.
Burke tallied a game-high 23 points to go along with five assists and four steals, while Hardaway Jr. notched 21 points and four assists for Michigan (14-0, 1-0 Big Ten), which shot a strong 13-of-22 from beyond the arc, with Burke and Hardaway Jr. each burying four.
In continuing their best start since the 1985-86 campaign, the Wolverines received 12 points and 13 rebounds from Jordan Morgan and 10 points apiece from Glenn Robinson III and Nik Stauskas.
For the second straight game, Northwestern (9-5, 0-1) was without its top scorer in Reggie Hearn, who sat with an injured ankle.
Jared Swopshire and Kale Abrahamson each netted 11 points and Alex Olah and Tre Demps each put forth 10 for the Wildcats, who had won three of five coming in.
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