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Michigan Vs. Ohio Score Update: Bobcats Enter Halftime With 35-29 Lead

The Round of 64 has powered right into its second night as the 2012 NCAA Tournament hurtles along breathlessly. One of the evening games on the slate has the No. 13 seed Ohio Bobcats (27-7, 11-5 MAC) taking on the No. 4 Michigan Wolverines (24-9, 13-5 Big Ten). The Bobcats are attempting to pull off a big upset and prove they belong in the tournament. After the first half, Ohio is stunning the Wolverines with a 35-29 lead

The Bobcats jumped out to an early 5-0 lead and have done an admirable job thus far of holding their own against a top-seeded and formidable opponent in Michigan. Four minutes prior to the half, the Bobcats went up by 10 points. Michigan cut the lead drastically in the final couple of minutes, but were unable to go ahead. Ohio guard D.J. Cooper is leading all scorers through the half with 13 points.

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