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NIT Season Tip-Off champions Michigan Wolverines celebrate with the trophy after defeating the Kansas State Wildcats at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 23, 2012)

NIT Tip-Off: Michigan 71, Kansas State 57

The Michigan Wolverines defeated the Kansas State Wildcats Friday, 71-57, in the NIT Season Tip-Off at Madison Square Garden.

Michigan's Max Bielfeldt, right, and Kansas State's Shane
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Michigan's Max Bielfeldt, right, and Kansas State's Shane Southwell battle for control of the ball during the second half of a game in the championship of the NIT Season Tip-Off at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Michigan's Tim Hardaway Jr. lies on the court
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Michigan's Tim Hardaway Jr. lies on the court after being injured during the second half of a game against Kansas State in the championship of the NIT Season Tip-Off at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Kansas State coach Bruce Weber reacts during the
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Kansas State coach Bruce Weber reacts during the first half of a game against Michigan in the championship of the NIT Season Tip-Off at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 23, 2012)

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Michigan coach John Beilein cheers on his team
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Michigan coach John Beilein cheers on his team during the second half of a game against Kansas State in the championship of the NIT Season Tip-Off at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 23, 2012)

A trainer tends to Michigan's Tim Hardaway Jr.
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A trainer tends to Michigan's Tim Hardaway Jr. after he was injured during the second half of a game against Kansas State in the championship of the NIT Season Tip-Off at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, left, David Thompson and Christian Laettner,
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, left, David Thompson and Christian Laettner, right, are honored as part of the NCAA's 75th anniversary of March Madness at halftime of the Kansas State-Michigan college basketball championship game in the NIT Season Tip-Off at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Michigan shooting guard Tim Hardaway Jr. pulls down
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Michigan shooting guard Tim Hardaway Jr. pulls down a rebound during the second half of a game against Kansas State during the championship game of the NIT Season Tip-Off at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Tim Hardaway Jr. of the Michigan Wolverines poses
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Tim Hardaway Jr. of the Michigan Wolverines poses with the NIT Season Tip-Off MVP Trophy. (Nov. 23, 2012)

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Michigan's Jon Horford, right, fouls Kansas State's D.J.
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Michigan's Jon Horford, right, fouls Kansas State's D.J. Johnson during the second half of their NCAA college basketball championship game in the NIT Season Tip-Off at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 23, 2012)

NIT Season Tip-Off champions Michigan Wolverines celebrate with
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NIT Season Tip-Off champions Michigan Wolverines celebrate with the trophy after defeating the Kansas State Wildcats at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Kansas State's Rodney McGruder, left, knocks the ball
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Kansas State's Rodney McGruder, left, knocks the ball from the hands of Michigan's Eso Akunne during the second half of their NCAA college basketball championship game in the NIT Season Tip-Off at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Kansas State's Jordan Henriquez blocks a shot by
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Kansas State's Jordan Henriquez blocks a shot by Michigan's Nik Stauskas as Kansa State's Angel Rodriquez helps defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball championship game in the NIT Season Tip-Off at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Michigan shooting guard Tim Hardaway Jr. makes a
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Michigan shooting guard Tim Hardaway Jr. makes a move to get by Kansas State forward Adrian Diaz. (Nov. 23, 2012)

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Kansas State's Omari Lawrence goes after a loose
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Kansas State's Omari Lawrence goes after a loose ball over Michigan's Matt Vogrich as Michigan's Glenn Robinson III, top, comes in to help out. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Michigan's Mitch McGary, right, drives the basket as
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Michigan's Mitch McGary, right, drives the basket as he is guarded by Kansas State's Thomas Gipson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the championship game of the NIT Season Tip-Off tournament at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Michigan's Glenn Robinson III drives to the basket
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Michigan's Glenn Robinson III drives to the basket between Kansas State's D.J. Johnson, left, and Martavious Irving, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the championship game of the NIT Season Tip-Off tournament at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 23, 2012)

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