Feb. 24, 2013
Box Score |
With the win, Michigan improves to 16-0 at Crisler Center this season and 31-1 over the last two seasons.
Michigan has now beaten the Fighting Illini in five consecutive meetings.
The Maize and Blue is now 70-5 overall and 30-2 in Big Ten play when scoring at least 70 points under head coach John Beilein.
The Wolverines improve to 4-3 when trailing at halftime.
Surrendering 10 turnovers, Michigan has now allowed 10 or fewer giveaways in 16 games this season.
More than half of Michigan's field goals were assisted (15-of-25) for the 16th time this season.
U-M shot 51 percent from the field (25-of-49), marking the 15th game this season hitting at least half its attempts.
The Wolverines outscored Illinois off turnovers (27-9) and on the fast break (10-0).
Leading the team with 26 points, Trey Burke has now scored at least 15 points in all 14 Big Ten games this season, the only conference player to accomplish the feat. Burke also remains the only Wolverine to score in double figures in every game this season.
Burke's 26 points make him the 47th Wolverine to eclipse 1,000 points, and he is just the seventh sophomore to accomplish the feat. Burke now has 1,013 career points.
Burke has now scored 20 or more points 14 times in his career and nine times this season. He has recorded back-to-back games with 20 or more points on three different occasions this season.
Burke attempted a season-high 10 free throws, matching his season best with eight makes from the charity stripe.
Burke led the team with eight assists and has accumulated at least four assists in all but one game this season.
After playing just 22 total minutes since injuring his ankle at Illinois on Jan. 27, Jordan Morgan played 17 minutes off the bench in today's win, recording six rebounds, two assists, one steal and one point.
With 10 points today, Glenn Robinson III has scored in double figures in each of the last two games and in 17 contests this season.
In 16 minutes off the bench, Caris LeVert matched a career high with two three-pointers, finishing one point shy of his career high with eight points.