Jan. 13, 2013
Michigan's 16-game winning streak to start the season was snapped in today's loss. The Wolverines are now 16-1 overall and 3-1 in Big Ten play.
Today's game marked U-M's first road game against a ranked opponent and second time facing a ranked foe this season. U-M defeated No. 18 North Carolina State, 79-72, in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Michigan is now 1-1 against ranked opponents this season.
Michigan is now 5-1 this season in road games and 20-19 away from Ann Arbor over the last three seasons.
U-M scored its lowest point total of the season with 53, including a season-low first-half total of 22 points.
Ohio State led by as many as 21 points in the first half, and Michigan tied the game 46-46 with 5:59 remaining in the game.
Michigan and Ohio State each grabbed 30 rebounds in the game. The Wolverines have either won or tied in the rebounding battle in 15 of 17 games this season.
Michigan had nine turnovers in the first half and just four in the second period, finishing with 13. Prior to this game, the Wolverines were averaging 9.3 turnovers per game.
Spike Albrecht scored a career-high seven points, all of which came in the first half. He also made a career-high four free throws, going 4-for-4 from the charity stripe.
Trey Burke has scored in double figures in all 17 contests this season, recording 15 points today.
With his four assists, Trey Burke has now tallied four of more assists in 15 of 16 games this season.
Trey Burke matched a career high with two blocks.
Tim Hardaway Jr. recorded his 67th double-figure scoring game of his career and 13th of the season, netting 12 points.
Being held scoreless today, Nik Stauskas saw his streak of 15 straight games in double figures snapped. His streak of hitting at least one three-pointer in each game was broken as well, as he went 0-for-3 from long range.
After missing the last five games due to injury, Jon Horford returned to the Wolverine lineup, playing two minutes.