Feb. 12, 2013
With the loss, Michigan drops to 21-4 on the season and has now lost consecutive regular-season games for the first time since the 2010-11 season (Jan. 18 at Northwestern and Jan. 22 vs. Minnesota). U-M has lost three consecutive games away from Ann Arbor for the first time since the 2010-11 season.
Tonight's matchup marked U-M's third contest against ranked opponents in its last four games. Michigan fell to No. 3 Indiana (73-81, Feb. 2), defeated No. 10 Ohio State (76-74, Feb. 5) and lost an overtime thriller at Wisconsin (62-65, Feb. 9).
Michigan lost the rebounding battle for the sixth time this season, being edged 41-30.
Mitch McGary earned his first career start, recording four points and four rebounds in 26 minutes.
Trey Burke has now notched four or more assists in all but one contest this season, leading the team with four today.
Burke has scored at least 15 points in all 12 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, leading the team with 18 points today.
Going 2-for-4 from long range, Nik Stauskas has now tallied at least one three-pointer in 24 of 25 games. He finished the game with 10 points, recording his 22nd double-digit scoring effort of the season.
After missing the Wisconsin game due to an ankle injury, Jordan Morgan returned to the lineup, playing nine minutes off the bench.
All 15 players on Michigan's roster saw game action tonight.