Simpson, Wagner spark Michigan to 60-52 victory over Rutgers


Rutgers forward Akwasi Yeboah (1) shoots as Michigan guard Franz Wagner (21) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020 in Piscataway, N.J. (Andrew Mills/NJ Advance Media via AP)

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Juwan Howard refers to Zavier Simpson as the Tom Brady of Michigan basketball, with the point guard leading and directing the Wolverines.

Simpson did just that, scoring 16 points and five assists and two steals, while Franz Wagner added 12 to hand Rutgers its first loss at the RAC this season, 60-52.

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