Feb. 2, 2013
Michigan's four-game winning streak was snapped in tonight's loss. The Wolverines are now 20-2 overall and 7-2 in Big Ten play.
Tonight's game marked U-M's third road game against a ranked opponent and fourth time facing a ranked foe this season. U-M defeated No. 18 North Carolina State, 79-72, in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, lost to No. 15 Ohio State, 56-53, and beat No. 9 Minnesota, 83-75. Michigan is now 2-2 against ranked opponents this season.
U-M falls to 0-2 in top-five matchups (AP Poll) against IU.
The Maize and Blue is now 7-2 this season in road or neutral games and 23-20 away from Ann Arbor over the last three seasons.
Michigan was outrebounded for just the third time this season (38-29).
The Wolverines trailed at halftime (36-32) for the fourth time this season. Michigan falls to 2-2 when facing a halftime deficit during the current campaign.
Indiana led by as many as 15 points in the first half, and Michigan tied the game 40-40 with 17:42 remaining in the game.
Michigan went 6-for-7 (85.7 percent) from the charity stripe, while Indiana connected on 22-of-25 (88 percent) from the line, including making 15 straight to close out the game.
U-M has had 13 games surrendering 10 or fewer turnovers, including only eight in tonight's contest.
The Wolverines outscored the Hoosiers in the fast break (17-13), in bench points (14-8) and off turnovers (21-9).
Michigan had four players score in double figures against Indiana -- Trey Burke (25), Tim Hardaway Jr. (18), Nik Stauskas (10) and Mitch McGary (10). It is the 13th time this season the Wolverines have had at least four double-digit scorers.
Burke posted a team-best 25 points, five rebounds and eight assists. Last year, Burke posted 10 points and eight assists at Indiana.
With 25 points against the Hoosiers, Burke has scored in double digits in all 22 games this season. Burke led the team with 14 points and three rebounds in the first half.
Burke has now notched four or more assists in all but one contest this season, leading the team with eight tonight.
Hardaway tallied 18 points on 8-of-16 shooting. He reached double digits in scoring for the 17th time in 21 games played this season.
Mitch McGary led the Wolverines with seven rebounds; he has led Michigan in rebounds in three consecutive games.