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When: 3:30 p.m., Saturday.

Where: Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor.


Radio: WWJ-AM (950).

Line: Michigan by 20.

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[ Cheers for Michigan football threaten to drown out Dr. Robert Anderson victims ]

Game notes: This is the first Big Ten game for either team this season, and is the final September game for Michigan football before a daunting October. Last season in this game, the Wolverines changed quarterbacks, inserting Cade McNamara, and took three overtimes to escape the Scarlet Knights in New Jersey. Nothing has been the same since for the offense. They’re riding high after three blowout home wins vs. inferior opponents. … The Scarlet Knights have played well in coach Greg Schiano’s second year, including a 17-7 win at Syracuse, but enter Ann Arbor as three-touchdown underdogs. … Read our scouting report breaking down the matchup and prediction, from beat writer Michael Cohen.

STANDINGS: Big Ten football: Where each team stands in conference

MAILBAG: Wolverines have a troubling issue on defense

TURNING POINT: How a 17-point deficit vs. Rutgers last fall changed everything

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This article originally appeared on Detroit Free Press: Michigan football defeats Rutgers, 20-13: Game thread replay


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