Recap: Michigan tops Oklahoma State 92-91 in thrilling fashion

Posted at 11:24 AM, Mar 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-17 16:27:49-04

The No. 7 Michigan Wolverines are moving on in March Madness after a thrilling 92-91 win over No. 10 Oklahoma State in Indianapolis on Saturday. Behind Derrick Walton's 26 points, the Wolverines were 11-15 from 3-point range in the second half. Next up, the Wolverines will take on the winner of No. 2 Louisville vs. No. 15 Jacksonville State. 

2:29 p.m.: Derrick Walton made both of his free throws, but an Oklahoma State layup cut the lead to 90-88 with seconds left. DJ Wilson was fouled on the inbound and made both of his free throws. Wilson made both of his free throws and Oklahoma State hit a 3-point shot as time expired, but Michigan held on to win 92-91. Michigan 92, Oklahoma State 91, Final.


2:27 p.m.: Oklahoma State won't go away as Dillard's rebound put-in cut the Wolverines' lead to two points with just 10 seconds left. Derrick Walton has two free throws. Michigan 88, Oklahoma State 86, 10 seconds left. 

2:24 p.m.: The Oklahoma State Cowboys are keeping up with the Wolverines after fouling them and hitting 3-pointers. A 3-pointer from Carroll cut Michigan's lead to four points with just seconds left. Michigan 88, Oklahoma State 84, 18 seconds left. 

2:18 p.m.: Derrick Walton once again is putting the Michigan Wolverines on his back, leading the team with 24 points so far as Michigan continues to score on Oklahoma State. With less than a minute left, it appears the Wolverines have locked this game down. Michigan 86, Oklahoma State 79, 53 seconds left.

2:10 p.m.: Irvin added another 3-pointer and Michigan is now 11-15 from 3-point range this half, 16-29 overall for the game. Oklahoma State remains within reach with less than three minutes left in the game. Each team has two timeouts left. Michigan 82, Oklahoma State 77, 2:53 left in the 2nd. 

2:08 p.m.: Michigan continued to hit 3-pointers in the second half with more coming from Wilson, Walton and Robinson. Oklahoma State would not go away, getting a 3-pointer from Evans and a field goal from Forte. Michigan is 10-13 from 3-point range in the second half. Michigan 79, Oklahoma State 77, 4:00 left in 2nd half. 

1:59 p.m.: Oklahoma State cut into Michigan's lead with a layup as they continue to dominate the boards. They're out-rebounding Michigan 25-13. Michigan 70, Oklahoma State 66, 7:53 left in the 2nd. 

1:56 p.m.: The 3-point parade continues for Michigan as both Duncan Robinson and Derrick Walton nailed 3-pointers in the last minute and a half. Michigan 70, Oklahoma State 64, 9:06 left in 2nd. 

1:51 p.m.: It's been back and forth between both teams, but Michigan went on an 8-2 run which put them tied with the Cowboys. They were shooting 83 percent from 3-point range in the second half with more buckets from Rahkman and Walton. Both lead the team with 13 points each. Michigan 64, Oklahoma State 64, 10:35 left in 2nd. 

1:42 p.m.: The teams continued to trade buckets with Michigan getting threes from Irvin and Walton. Before a TV timeout, Hammonds hit a layup and was fouled for Oklahoma State. He will shoot a free throw when we return. Oklahoma State 58, Michigan 54, 14:02 left in 2nd.

1:37 p.m.: Michigan started with the ball but Oklahoma State got the first points on an Evans jumper. Both teams traded jumpers, including a 3-pointer from Derrick Walton, until the Wolverines went up 46-44. Oklahoma State went on an 8-0 run before Michigan called a timeout with three-pointers from Forte and Carroll. Oklahoma State 52, Michigan 46, 15:40 left in 2nd.

1:27 p.m.: The second half is about to begin and the Wolverines will start with the ball, up 41-40.

1:15 p.m.: Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman leads the Wolverines with 11 points, follow by 10 points from DJ Irvin while Carroll leads the Cowboys with nine points. Oklahoma State is out-rebounding Michigan 17-8, including 11 defensive boards and six offensive. Michigan is shooting 41.9 percent while Oklahoma State is shooting 48.3 percent.

1:10 p.m.: Evans hits a lay up to give Oklahoma State the lead and Michigan ran the clock down before Walton was fouled behind the 3-point line with seconds left. He hits all three free throws as Michigan regains the lead. Evans takes it down the court but can't hit a 3-pointer as time expires. Michigan 41, Oklahoma State 40, Halftime

1:04 p.m.: The teams are once again trading points but DJ Wilson continues to put points on the board. Michigan has committed no turnovers in nearly 14 minutes. There have been seven lead changes so far and eight ties. Michigan 38, Oklahoma State 38, 49 seconds left in 1st. 

12:58 p.m.: Back from the TV timeout and Wilson puts up a big block on Oklahoma State. That gives Abdur-Rahkman an open look for three, which he hits and is fouled. He hits the free throw, making it a four-point play. He has 11 points. Forte his both free throws and we're tied again. Oklahoma State 34, Michigan 34, 2:55 left in 1st. 

12:53 p.m.: The tempo has picked up and Michigan goes on a huge 8-0 run to give them their first lead. Points come from Rahkman, Irvin and Wilson. Wagner also returned to the game after his two early fouls. A huge alley oop from Averette to Carroll had the crowd going but was brought back down by the Wolverines' run. The teams continue to trade points as we head to a TV timeout. Oklahoma State 32, Michigan 30, 3:50 left in 1st. 

12:45 p.m.: Zak Irvin hits his first three after the Wolverines make multiple passes. The Cowboys continue to dominate the boards, out-rebounding Michigan 11-6. Forte hits a layup and is fouled as we go to a TV timeout. He has a free throw when we return. Zak Irvin is leading the Wolverines with 5 points while Carroll leads the Cowboys with 7. Oklahoma State 24, Michigan 18. 7:51 left in 1st.

12:43 p.m.: Waters hits all three of his free throws followed by field goals from McGriff and Dillard. The Cowboys are on a 7-0 run stopped by Wilson. Dillard adds another field goal and the Cowboys are on a 7-2 run. Halfway through the first and Michigan is shooting just 29 percent from the field while Oklahoma State has his all seven free throws. Wilson is fouled and Michigan is now in the bonus. He hits both. Oklahoma State 22, Michigan 15. 8:33 left in 1st.

12:35 p.m.: Back from the TV timeout and Donnal hit one of two free throws. Michigan forced their third takeaway of the game, leading to Rahkman hitting the Wolverines' second field goal. A Carroll lay-up breaks a 4-minute scoreless streak by the Cowboys. Oklahoma State forced a Michigan turnover and Carroll gets fouled, hitting both of his free throws. He scores the first seven Cowboys points. Evans hits two free throws and the Cowboys are on a 6-0 run in less than a minute. Walton snaps that scoring streak with a long 3-pointer, but Evans answers quickly with a short jumper. Irvin ties it with a jumper and Waters is fouled by Robinson on a 3-pointer as our second TV timeout. Three free throws for the Cowboys when we return. Michigan 11, Oklahoma State 11, 11:55 left in 1st half.

12:23 p.m.: Oklahoma State controls the tip but turns it over on the play. Zak Irvin puts up a three but misses, leading to the Cowboys taking over, dangerous in transition. Another turnover by Oklahoma State gives Derrick Walton a fast break and a foul, he makes the first of two free throws. Oklahoma St. takes over and Carrol hits an open 3-pointer. Wagner puts in a rebound on Michigan's trip down the floor, but the Wolverines have only made one of their first seven shots. Wagner is taken out after his second foul. We take our first TV timeout. Michigan 3, Oklahoma State 3, 15:49 left in 1st half. 

12:09 p.m.: Starters for Michigan: DJ Wilson, Derrick Walton, Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman, Moritz Wagner and Zak Irvin. Starters for Oklahoma State: Jawun Evans, Phil Forte, Leyton Hammonds, Jeffrey Carroll, Mitchell Solomon.

11:19 a.m.: We're less than an hour away from No. 7 Michigan vs. No. 10 Oklahoma State from the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind. The team told our Kacie Hollins they want to stay loose and have during the game.