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Dekker, Kaminsky lead No. 6 Wisconsin past Michigan 71-60

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Sam Dekker scored 17 points, Frank Kaminsky added 16 points and 12 rebounds and No. 6 Wisconsin beat Michigan 71-60 Friday in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals.

Dekker and Kaminsky, the Big Ten Player of the Year, combined to score all their team's points in a decisive 9-2 run that broke a 54-all tie late in the second half. The top-seeded Badgers (29-3) opened the tournament on a winning note and will meet Penn State or Purdue in the semifinals on Saturday.

Zak Irvin led Michigan (16-16) with 21 points and 11 rebounds. Ricky Doyle scored 12 and Spike Albrecht added 10 points for the Wolverines, who lost despite shooting 52 percent and committing just five turnovers.

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