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U-M held off Syracuse Tuesday night at Crisler Center.
U-M held off Oregon for a spot in the Legends Classic final
Michigan used a dominant first half to topple Bucknell, 77-53.
Michigan prevailed Saturday in its season opener against Hillsdale College.
A look back at U-M's season-opening win over Hillsdale College.
December 22, 2014
Career Notes (2014)
2014 Two-Time Big Ten Freshman of the Week
2014 U-M's Sixth Man Award
Played in all 39 career games; has not miss a game in career
Helped U-M to 2014 NCAA Elite Eight
Helped U-M to its first outright Big Ten regular-season title in 28 years
Helped U-M to its first No. 1 seed at the Big Ten Tournament in 2014
Sophomore (2014-15) ... Has started in all 24 games this year ... Averaging 13.6 points and 4.0 rebounds per contest ... Shooting 39.7 percent (116-for-292) from the floor ... Shooting 35.4 percent (57-for-161) from beyond the arc ... Shooting 70.4 percent (38-for-54) from the free throw line ... Matched a season-high with 23 points and matched a career-high with nine field goals at Indiana (Feb. 8) ... Set career high with three steals at Indiana (Feb. 8) ... Recorded his first career double-double against Nebraska (Jan. 27), scoring 14 points and adding a career-high 12 rebounds ... Scored a season-best 23 points against Bucknell (Nov. 17) ... Had a career-best three steals against SMU (Dec. 20) ... Had a career-best three assists against Coppin State (Dec. 22) ... Set a new career-best with his three steals against SMU (Dec. 22) ... Matched a career-best with one block, twice ... Played a career-high 41 minutes against Michigan State (Feb. 1).
Freshman (2013-14) ... BIG TEN HONORS: Two-time, Freshman of the Week (Dec. 2 and Dec. 23) ... MICHIGAN HONORS: U-M's Sixth Man Award ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Helped U-M to a 28-9 overall record, fourth straight season program has won 20-plus wins ... Helped U-M defeated three straight top-10 opponents for the first time in school history-- at No. 3 Wisconsin (77-70, Jan. 18); against No. 10 Iowa (75-67, Jan. 22) and at No. 3 Michigan State (80-75, Jan. 25) ... Helped U-M win its first outright Big Ten Championship since 1986, winning the league by three games (15-3) ... Helped U-M to its first No. 1 seed in the Big Ten Tournament and advance to championship game for first time since 1998 ... Helped U-M earn the No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament Midwest region, the program's fourth straight NCAA Tournament appearance ... Helped U-M advance to the Elite Eight for second straight year, before falling to Kentucky, 75-72, on a last second three-point field goal ... Played in all 37 games all off the bench, one of seven Wolverines to do so ... Averaged 6.7 points per game, scoring 227 total points ... Scored in double figures in nine games ... Scored a season-best 24 points against Coppin State with the help of six three-pointers ... Scored a Big Ten season best 19 points at Iowa (Feb. 8) ... Averaged 1.3 rebounds per game, grabbing 49 total boards ... Had a season-best six rebounds, twice -- vs. Charlotte (Nov. 24) and Stanford (Dec. 21) ... Had 73 percent of offense come from long range -- 62 triples on 85 total field goals ... Shot 43.4 percent (85-for-196) from the field ... Had a career-best nine field goals against Coppin State ... Shot 42.5 percent (62-for-146) from three-point range ... Second on the team with 62 triples ... Had three-or-more three-pointers in eight games ... Had a career-best six three-pointers against Coppin State ... Had five three-pointers in road win at Minnesota (Jan. 2) ... Shot 71.4 percent (15-for-21) from the free-throw line ... Recorded 13 assists, with a career-best three assists against Coppin State ... Recorded three blocks, with a career-best one block, three times ... Recorded nine steals... Averaged 15.4 minutes per game ... Played 20-plus minutes in nine games ... Played a season-best 27 minutes at Minnesota.
Prep Career ... Hamilton Southeastern (2013) ... Coached by Brian Satterfield ... Indiana's Mr. Basketball (2013) ... Indiana's Gatorade Player of the Year (2013) ... Associated Press Indiana All-State first team (2013), honorable mention (2012) ... IBCA/Subway All-State first team (2013) ... Indiana "Core" Junior All-Star team (2012) ... IBCA Underclass All-State honorable mention (2011) ... As a senior (2012-13) ... Averaged 26.4 points, 7.3 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game ... Helped Hamilton Southeastern to a 17-4 overall record and the Hoosier Crossroads league title (9-0) ... Lost to North Central (78-68 OT) in Class 4A Sectional 8 quarterfinal game, scoring 29 points and grabbing 10 rebounds ... Scored at least 20 points in 17 games, and at least 30 points in seven games ... Had 33 points and 11 rebounds against Pike ... As a junior (2011-12) ... Averaged 18.8 points, 6.2 rebounds, 2.1 assists, and 1.6 steals per game ... Helped Hamilton Southeastern to 22-3 overall record and the Hoosier Crossroads league title (9-0)... Lost to Carmel (81-63) in Class 4A Sectional 8 championship game ... Advanced to the final after defeating North Central (86-83) in quarterfinal and Noblesville (73-65) in semifinal ... As a sophomore (2010-11) ... Averaged 10.7 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists ... Helped Hamilton Southeastern to a 20-4 record and the Hoosier Crossroads league title (9-0) ... Led Hamilton Class 4A Sectional 9 championship after defeating Carmel (57-53) ... Advanced to final after a first round bye and defeating Fishers (56-51) ... Lost to North Central (83-72) in Class 4A Regional quarterfinal ... Advanced to quarterfinal after first round win over Center Grove (69-64) ... AAU: Played with Eric Gordon All-Stars ... Coached by Matt Green.
Personal ... Given name is Zakarie Tyler Irvin ... Born Sept. 5, 1994, on Fishers, Ind. ... Son of Marcia and James Irvin ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Undecided major ... Interested in pursuing a business degree ... Personal Notes ... Right-handed ... Former high school teammate with Michigan State's Gary Harris ... Verbally committed to Michigan (July 31, 2011) ... Signed with Michigan (Nov. 16, 2012).
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