Postgame Notes: #5 Michigan 83, #9 Minnesota 75
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Jan. 17, 2013

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• With the win, Michigan improves to 17-1 overall and 4-1 in Big Ten play.

• Today's game marked U-M's second straight road game against a ranked opponent and third time facing a ranked foe this season. U-M defeated No. 18 North Carolina State, 79-72, in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, and lost to No. 15 Ohio State, 56-53. Michigan is now 2-1 against ranked opponents this season.

• Michigan defeated its first top-10 opponent on the road since the 1996-97 season. 

• Michigan has won the last four games against Minnesota and recorded wins in its last four games at Williams Arena. The Wolveirnes have won eight of the last nine games against the Gophers. 

• The Maize and Blue is now 6-1 this season in road games and 21-19 away from Ann Arbor over the last three seasons.

• Michigan is now 27-0 under head coach John Beileinwhen scoring 80 or more points, including a 4-0 mark this season.

• More than half of Michigan's field goals were assisted for the 12th time this season, assisting on 19-of-28 field goals. Trey Burkeled the Wolverines with nine assists. He has now recorded four or more assists in 17 of 18 games.

• U-M shot better than 50 percent in a game for the 12th time this season. The Wolverines shot 55 percent (28-for-51). Michigan also shot 50 percent from long range for the fifth time this season, going 10-for-20 as a team.

• Michigan tallied a season-high 13 steals. Tim Hardaway Jr., Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson IIIeach had three takeaways. It tied a career high for Hardaway and McGary and set a new career best for Robinson.

• Michigan scored 24 points off Minnesota's 15 turnovers while allowing 15 points off its 12 turnovers.

Trey Burkehas scored in double figures in all 18 contests this season, recording 18 points today.

• With his 21 points -- on 7-for-8 shooting -- Tim Hardaway Jr.recorded his 68th double-figure scoring game of his career and 14th of the season. It also marked his 17th career game with 20 or more points and fifth of the season.

• With his four three-pointers , Tim Hardaway Jr.passed Robbie Reid (160) to move into seventh on the all-time career three-point field goals made list. He now has 162 career triples.

• After being held scoreless for the first time this season (vs. Ohio State, Jan. 13), Nik Stauskasscored Michigan's first two points of the game. He recorded his 16th double-figure scoring game, tallying 11 points.

Nik Stauskas has now hit at least one three-pointer in 17 of 18 games this season, going 1-for-4 from long range tonight.


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