Hillmon had 18 points at halftime, which ended with Michigan shooting 51% and leading 48-27.
Wisconsin shot 29% in the first half and 30% in the second but the difference came on the boards. The Badgers, who have outrebounded opponents by more than eight boards a game, were pounded 50-27 by Michigan, which came in at a plus-12 in rebounding. The Wolverines also shot better than 51% in the second half.
Leigha Brown’s 26 points were the second-highest of her career. The junior transfer from Nebraska scored 30 points as a freshman and had a 25-point game as a sophomore. Her previous high at Michigan was 24 points.
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