3 keys vs. Purdue 

February, 25, 2012
Michigan is looking for its first undefeated home season in more than 30 years, and a win over Purdue in the Crisler Center on Saturday would do that. The No. 13 Wolverines are on a four-game win streak (a season best) and look to be making a very strong statement to the selection committees before this final stretch.

But the Wolverines can’t get too far ahead of themselves and must focus on Saturday’s game against the Boilermakers. But if they want to keep this streak alive, here are three keys for them to do that:
1.) Don’t get too emotional. It’s a big day for the Wolverines: their final home game, a chance at a 16-0 record at home, senior night for two captains who have helped turn around the program. They’ve had emotional games in Crisler before (Michigan State, Ohio State), but there is a lot more riding on this one for Michigan. Yes, there are several pressures weighing on this game. But the Wolverines need to do everything in their power to treat this like every other game they’ve played this season in Ann Arbor, whether it be Towson or Minnesota.
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