Tuesday , Mar , 28 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

Sims sends Michigan to NIT final

New York, NY (Sports Network) – Courtney Sims scored 18 points and pulled down
seven rebounds to lead Michigan to a 66-43 rout of Old Dominion in the NIT
semifinals from Madison Square Garden.

Daniel Horton added 10 points for the Wolverines (22-10), who will take on
either Louisville or defending NIT champion South Carolina in Thursday’s
championship game.

Brian Henderson had 11 points and Drew Williamson scored 10 for the Monarchs
(24-10), who shot just 27.8 percent from the field.

Chris Hunter posted nine points and nine boards for the Wolverines, who are
trying to win the NIT for a third time, having claimed the title in 1984 and
2004. The 1997 championship was vacated due to NCAA Sanctions.