Michigan Wolverines men’s basketball plasters Elon, 70-50

Elon guard Hunter McIntosh, right, makes a layup as Michigan guard Zavier Simpson defends during the first half Friday in Ann Arbor. (AP photo)

ANN ARBOR (AP) — Jon Teske 16 points and seven rebounds, and Zavier Simpson added 11 points as Michigan ran away with a 70-50 victory over Elon on Friday in a Battle 4 Atlantis campus game.

Sophomore David DeJulius set career highs with 10 points and eight rebounds, as rookie coach Juwan Howard and the Wolverines improved to 3-0.

Marcus Sheffield scored 22 points for Elon (2-2).

Elon led 11-7 as Michigan had five turnovers and three made baskets before a timeout.

But DeJulius ignited a 14-2 run with a 3-pointer and another jumper that gave the Wolverines the lead for good.

Michigan guard Eli Brooks, left, celebrates with forward Isaiah Livers after the Wovlerines' game against Creighton at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor on Tuesday. Michigan won 79-69. (AP photo)

A 14-6 run to start the second half, closed out by two Teske layups, put Michigan up 45-28.


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