Hillmon’s double-double lead No. 25 Michigan women 77-57

NCAA Basketball

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP)Naz Hillmon had her ninth career double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds and No. 25 Michigan defeated Bradley 77-57 on Sunday.

Hillmon, last season’s Big Ten freshman of the year, made 6 of 10 from the field and 4 of 5 from the line. She also had three assists.

Michigan led 38-21 at halftime after holding Bradley to 29% percent shooting overall and 1 of 12 from 3-point distance. Amy Dilk had 11 points and five rebounds in the first half. She finished with 13 points, nine rebounds and a team-high four assists.

Bradley was never closer than 11 points in the second half.

Dilk and junior Hailey Brown are the only returning starters from last season when Michigan went 22-12 and reached the second round of the NCAA tournament. Brown had seven points and six rebounds against Bradley.

The Braves were led by freshman Lasha Petree with 17 points. Sophomore Gabi Haack added 13 points and freshman Nyjah White scored 10 for Bradley which has only two seniors on its roster after winning 20 games last season.

Michigan also has two seniors on its roster.

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