Feb. 6, 2013
With the win, U-M improves to 14-0 at home this season while advancing to 29-1 in Crisler Center since the beginning of the 2011-12 campaign.
Michigan outscored Ohio State, 4-2, in the overtime to earn the victory in its first overtime contest of the season. Michigan is now 10-2 in overtime contests under John Beilein.
The game marked Michigan's first overtime contest since March 8, 2012, vs. Minnesota, when the Wolverines won, 73-69. It is also the first overtime against the Buckeyes since March 9, 1997, when Michigan won, 86-81, at Ohio State.
The Wolverines move to 3-2 against ranked opponents this season.
The Michigan win avenges a two-game losing streak against the Buckeyes.
Michigan improves to 68-5 overall and 28-2 in the Big Ten when scoring at least 70 points in a contest under coach John Beilein.
The Wolverines trailed at halftime for the fifth time this season, overcoming the deficit for the third time.
After trailing Ohio State in rebounding, 15-13, at halftime, the Wolverines finished the game outrebounding the Buckeyes, 32-30. It marks the 20th time this season U-M has outrebounded or tied its opponent.
More than half of Michigan's field goals were assisted (18-of-28) for the 14th time this season. Trey Burke led the Wolverines with eight helpers and has now tallied four or more assists in 22-of-23 games, including eight assists in each of the last three games. Glenn Robinson III also added a career-high four assists.
U-M hit a season-high 14 three-pointers as a team, the most since hitting 15 on Dec. 10, 2011, at Oakland. Its 58-percent (14-for-24) clip from behind the arc also marks the sixth time Michigan has shot at least 50 percent on three-pointers. In the second half, the Wolverines knocked down 8-of-9 three-point attempts.
Michigan had five players record double-digit points for the fifth time this season -- Tim Hardaway Jr. (23), Trey Burke (16), Mitch McGary (14), Nik Stauskas (11), Glenn Robinson III (10). It marks the 14th time this season that four or more Wolverines hit double figures in a game.
Burke has scored at least 15 points in all 10 Big Ten games this season, the only conference player to accomplish the feat. He also remains the only Wolverine to score in double figures in every game this season, recording 16 points.
Mitch McGary tallied career highs in points (14), attempts (13), field goals (7), steals (4) and minutes played (29).
Midway through the second half, Tim Hardaway Jr. hit three-pointers on three consecutive possessions to give the Wolverines their first lead of the period.
Hardaway's 23 points allow him to surpass past Courtney Sims (1,329) on the all-time Michigan scoring list, moving into 27th place. He now has 1,331 career points.
Tim Hardaway Jr. tallied at least 20 points for the sixth time this season and 18th time in his career.
Hardaway sank a career-high six three-pointers in the contest, including five of seven attempts in the second half.
Nik Stauskas hit three shots from behind the arc, marking the 11th game this season he has hit at least three triples.
The Wolverines sold out Crisler Center (12,693) for the 10th time this season and for the fifth consecutive game.
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