Postgame Notes: #12 Indiana 73, #16 Michigan 71
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Jan. 6, 2012

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• With the loss, Michigan falls to 12-3 for the season and 2-1 in Big Ten play. The Wolverines remain winless (0-3) on the road this season.

• Michigan drops to 55-101 (51-94*) all-time against Indiana. The Wolverines are now 12-63 against the Hoosiers at Assembly Hall. John Beilein is now 3-4 against IU in his career.

• Thursday's matchup marked the first of two meetings between Michigan and Indiana this season. The Wolverines will host the Hoosiers at Crisler Center on Feb. 1.

• The Wolverines are now 1-2 in games against ranked opponents this season.

Tim Hardaway Jr. led the Wolverines for the eighth time this season with 19 points on 7-of-19 (37 percent) shooting. Hardaway has posted double-digit points in all but three games this season. He also tied a career high with three steals and added four rebounds and two assists.

Jordan Morgan scored 12 points on 6-of-7 (86 percent) shooting. Morgan also led the Wolverines for the sixth time this season with a game-high nine rebounds; two offensive and seven defensive; he also added a steal.

Trey Burke led the Wolverines for the 12th time with a game-high eight assists. He has dished out at lease five assists in eight games this season. Burke added 10 points, a steal and set a new career high with seven rebounds.

• Four Wolverines scored double-digit points -- Tim Hardaway Jr. (19), Jordan Morgan (12), Stu Douglass (11) and Trey Burke (10). U-M is 3-2 this season when at least four players reach double figures.

• Michigan shot 47 percent (27-of-58) from the field; 43 percent (12-of-28) in the first half and 50 percent (15-of-30) in the second half. U-M shot 42 percent (10-of-24) from three-point range; 46 percent (5-of-11) in the first half and 39 percent (5-of-13) in the second half.

• Michigan lost the rebounding battle, 31-30. The Wolverines are now 2-2 this season when they are outrebounded by their opponent.

• The Wolverines had 13 assists and turned the ball over 12 times. U-M is 8-2 this season when registering a positive assist/turnover ratio.

• U-M;s defense forced Indiana into 15 turnovers, leading to 17 points. Michigan is 6-2 this season when it commits fewer turnovers than its opponent.

• Michigan outscored Indiana in points in the paint (32-24), points off turnovers (17-10), second-chance points (11-7) and fast-break points (8-4).

• The game featured two ties and no lead changes. Michigan trailed by as many as 15 and came back from two double-digit leads to force the ties but never took the lead.

• The Wolverines are now 4-3 this season when wearing their maize jerseys.

• For the 14th straight game, Michigan went with the starting lineup of Trey Burke, Zack Novak, Tim Hardaway Jr., Evan Smotrycz and Jordan Morgan. Stu Douglass has now appeared in 117 consecutive games for the Wolverines, having not missed a single game in his career.


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