Postgame Notes: #4 Michigan 79, Penn State 71
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Feb. 17, 2013

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• With the win, Michigan improves to 15-0 at Crisler Center this season and 30-1 over the last two seasons.

• The Maize and Blue is now 69-5 overall and 29-2 in Big Ten play when scoring at least 70 points under coach John Beilein.

• U-M has now defeated Penn State five consecutive times and in eight of the last 11 contests.

• Michigan and Penn State each tallied 32 points in the first half, marking U-M's first halftime tie this season.

• Surrendering just six turnovers, Michigan has now allowed 10 or fewer giveaways in 15 games this season.

• Michigan forced Penn State into 13 turnovers, scoring 10 points off takeaways. The Wolverines have forced double-digit turnovers in 20 games this season.

• More than half of Michigan's field goals were assisted (12-of-23) for the 15th time this season. Trey Burke (5) and Nik Stauskas (4) combined for nine of those.

• The Wolverines had two players with 20-plus points in the same game for the first time since the Big Ten opener at Northwestern on Jan. 3, with Trey Burke scoring a season-high 29 and Glenn Robinson III tallying 21.

• Three Michigan players -- Trey Burke (29), Glenn Robinson III (21) and Nik Stauskas (18) -- accounted for 68 of 79 total points.

• Michigan shot a season-high 35 free throws (27-for-35, 77 percent) in today's win. The last time Michigan made more than 20 field goals was March 1, 2012, at Illinois, when it made 21. The last time the Wolverines attempted more than 30 free throws was March 5, 2011, vs. Michigan State.

Trey Burke (8-for-9), Glenn Robinson III (9-for-11) and Nik Stauskas (6-for-6) were a combined 23-for-26 (88 percent) from the free throw line. It is a season high for Burke, is a career high for Robinson and matched a career high for Stauskas.

Trey Burke has now scored at least 15 points in all 13 Big Ten games this season, the only conference player to accomplish the feat.

Trey Burke converted a season-best eight free throws, going 8-for-9 from the charity stripe.

• Leading the team with a season-high 29 points, Burke remains the only Wolverine to score in double figures in every game this season. He has scored 20-plus in eight games this season and 13 in his career.

• Burke led the team with five assists and has accumulated at least four assists in all but one game this season.

Glenn Robinson III garnered his second career double-double, tying a career high with 21 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. His first double-double was vs. Iowa on Jan. 6. Robinson now has four games when scoring at least 20 points.

Glenn Robinson III was a perfect 6-for-6 from the field, marking his second career game not missing a field goal (4-for-4 vs. Northwestern, Jan. 3).

Nik Stauskas tied a career high in assists with four, which he last achieved vs. Western Michigan on Dec. 4.

Matt Vogrich tallied two points in his five minutes, marking his first points scored since the Iowa game on Jan. 6.

• The Wolverines sold out Crisler Center (12,693) for the 12th time this season.


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