Coming off a heart felt loss to Louisville in the last seasons NCAA championship game,the Wolverines start this season ranked 7th after losing their two upper class stars to the pros. Burke and Hardaway. They opened the season with 2 victories and pre-season all-America candidate Mitch McGary sitting out those two games. Today they go on the road in a hostile environment to a team that should be ranked. Iowas State...and they proved it knocking off the Wolverines 77-70 as the Cyclones dominated the boards and the paint. McGary played today, with 8 points in the first half and only 1 in the second. Iowa State led 35-34 at the half......and closed the game on a 23-10 run after Michigan had built a brief 8 point lead midway through the second half.