Michigan Wolverines (9-7, 3-3) vs. Northwestern Wildcats (9-8, 2-6)
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Crisler Center, Ann Arbor.
Radio: WWJ-AM (950).
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Game notes: When the Michigan Wolverines take the floor at Crisler Arena, a first for the Wolverines this season is on the line. With a victory against Northwestern, the Wolverines will have put together the team's longest winning streak of the season at three games.
After reviving once-faint tournament hopes, the Northwestern Wildcats once again find themselves on the outside looking in of the NCAA's tournament bubble. The Wildcats enter Wednesday night's contest losers in six of their last seven games.
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This article originally appeared on Detroit Free Press: Michigan basketball beats Northwestern, 72-70: Game thread replay