Ohio State lost to Michigan 92-87 on Sunday, cementing the Wolverines as the favorites to win the Big Ten regular season championship.

The loss was disappointing for an Ohio State team that was on a streak coming in to this game and is in a fight for a No. 1 seed alongside Michigan, Illinois and other schools.

After the game, Buckeyes coach Chris Holtmann credited Michigan for the win but said he was proud of his team’s approach.

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“Hard-fought game,” Holtmann told reporters after the loss. “I thought both teams competed, both teams were really good offensively, really made shots. Give them credit. I think you’ve got to give them credit.”

Michigan went on a 13-5 run during a stretch that lasted from 4:00 until there was just 23 seconds left in the second half. That run of play ended up being the difference in what was a back-and-forth game for most of the afternoon.

Hunter Dickinson led the way for Michigan with 22 points and nine rebounds.

While the loss is disappointing, Ohio State’s Duane Washington Jr — who scored 30 points — is eager for another chance.

It’s possible Ohio State and Michigan will play again during the regular season, depending on if and how the Big Ten adjusts the schedule. The Wolverines’ slate is in flux after missing multiple weeks due to COVID-19.

But if not, it’s also possible the Buckeyes and Wolverines would meet in the Big Ten Tournament or in the NCAA Tournament.

Selection Sunday is on March 14.