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FINALS WATCH: Clean game

Saturday - 4/6/2013, 10:18pm  ET

Michigan head coach John Beilein speaks to players against Syracuse during the first half of the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game Saturday, April 6, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

ATLANTA (AP) -- If it seems like this game is going faster than the first semifinal that's because there is more of a flow to it. It probably won't turn into the foul-fest that slowed down the Louisville-Wichita State matchup.

Michigan doesn't foul much, and the Wolverines don't draw very many fouls either. At the end of the first half with Michigan leading 36-25 only eight fouls have been called.

Louisville and Wichita State combined for a total of 43 fouls.

On offense, Michigan is getting contributions from its bench. Caris LeVert -- who at one point looked like he might redshirt the season -- has made a couple 3-pointers. He had 11 3-pointers all season before the national semifinal.

Spike Albrecht has also hit one from beyond the arc.

-- Noah Trister -- -- http://twitter.com/@noahtrister

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