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Michigan Wolverines

Hamilton Leads Surge As Huskies Beat Michigan

Hamilton Leads Surge As Huskies Beat Michigan

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Evidence continues to mount that this UConn team is nothing at all like the Huskies of a season ago.

A year ago, the Huskies, when hit, came away from games muttering that they didn't hit back. They took a mild opening hit from Michigan on Wednesday night, and responded with a relentless flurry of blows, offensive and defensive.

And when they were done, UConn's first brand-name opponent of the season was too far behind to catch up. UConn beat the Wolverines 74-60 before about 3,500 in the first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in the Imperial Arena.

“We had game-plan discipline the whole night,” coach Kevin Ollie...