Feb. 20, 2010
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With the loss, Michigan fell to 13-13 on the season and 6-8 in Big Ten play. The loss snaps a two-game winning streak for the Wolverines.
With the loss, U-M's all-time record against Penn State fell to 23-11 (17-8*). The loss forced a split of the season series with the Nittany Lions. The Wolverines are now 14-2 all-time against Penn State at Crisler Arena and John Beilein is now 3-4 in his career against the Nittany Lions.
Manny Harris led the Wolverines with a game-high 20 points. Harris added a game-high two steals, two assists, and two rebounds in the loss. For the second straight game, Harris made a season-high four three-point field goals.
With his eight rebounds against Penn State, DeShawn Sims moves into 14th place on the Wolverines' all-time rebounds list, passing Butch Wade (678) and Terry Mills (682). Sims now has 684 career rebounds.
With his two steals against Penn State, Manny Harris is now tied for eighth place with Dion Harris and Thad Garner on the Wolverines' all-time steals list. Harris now has 135 career steals.
Michigan committed only six turnovers, marking the 11th time this season (seventh in Big Ten play) the Wolverines have totaled single-digit turnovers. Michigan is 5-6 in these contests. The Wolverines forced the Nittany Lions into 13 turnovers, leading to 19 points.
It was the fourth straight game the Wolverines had more assists (10) than turnovers (six).
The Wolverines shot 1-of-12 (8.3 percent) from behind the three-point line in the second half, their lowest single-half total since Feb. 6 against Wisconsin (0-of-9 in the second half).
Just two Wolverines, Manny Harris (20 points) and DeShawn Sims (10 points), scored in double figures. U-M is now 5-12 this season when only two players score in double-digit points.
Penn State won the rebounding battle, 39-25. This marks the fifth consecutive game in which U-M was out-rebounded. The Wolverines are 8-10 (4-5 in Big Ten play) this season when they are out-rebounded by their opponent.
For the fourth straight game, Michigan went with a starting lineup of Darius Morris, Stu Douglass, Manny Harris, Zack Novak and DeShawn Sims.
DeShawn Sims has now played in 123 consecutive games for Michigan, while Zack Gibson has played in 93 straight for the Wolverines. Stu Douglass also extended his consecutive games streak to 61, while Laval Lucas-Perry extended his consecutive games streak to 52.