ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Will Tschetter scored 20 points, Olivier Nkamhoua had 17 points and 10 rebounds and Michigan beat Youngstown State 92-62 on Friday night.
Tschetter made all eight of his shots, including four from 3-point range, and Nkamhoua added seven straight makes as the Wolverines shot 53%. Nkamhoua was coming off a 25-point performance, in a 99-74 victory on Tuesday, for the most points scored by any player in his Michigan debut this century.
Dug McDaniel added 16 points and Terrance Williams II had 13 points and eight rebounds for Michigan (2-0).
The Wolverines outscored Youngstown State 17-3 over the final five minutes of the first half to take a 46-23 lead at the break. Youssef Khayat gave Michigan a 43-point lead with 3:23 left in the game.
Bryson Langdon scored 15 points, Merrimack transfer Ziggy Reid added 12, and E.J. Farmer and Brett Thompson each had 10 for Youngstown State (0-2).
Michigan has not lost at the Crisler Center to a current Horizon League member since dropping a 55-51 decision to Detroit Mercy on Dec. 19, 1981. The Penguins are 0-27 in program history against the current members of the Big Ten. Each of YSU’s last 10 matchups against teams from the Big Ten have been decided by double-digits.
Both teams play again on Monday. Michigan travels to St. John's while Youngstown State, the defending Horizon League regular-season champion, hosts Ohio Christian.
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