Postgame Notes: Penn State 84, #4 Michigan 78

Feb. 27, 2013

Recap |  Box Score

• With the loss, Michigan has now lost four consecutive games on the road. The Wolverines fall to 23-5 overall and 10-5 in Big Ten play.

• The defeat snaps a five-game Maize and Blue winning streak against the Nittany Lions.

• Michigan is now 70-6 overall and 30-3 in Big Ten play when scoring at least 70 points under head coach John Beilein.

• U-M shot 51.7 percent from the field (30-of-58), marking the 16th game this season hitting at least half its attempts.

• The Wolverines outscored Penn State in the paint (44-24) and on the fast break (13-6) and outrebounded the Nittany Lions (37-30).

• Leading the team with 19 points, junior guard Tim Hardaway Jr. shot 8-for-16 from the field. He reached double digits in scoring for the 21st time in 27 games played this season.

• Sophomore guard Trey Burke notched 18 points tonight, including going 7-for-8 from the charity stripe. Additionally, he has now scored at least 15 points in all 15 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 led the team with six assists and has accumulated at least four assists in all but one game this season.

• Returning to the starting lineup, Jordan Morgan recorded 11 points and five rebounds; this marked the first time Morgan scored in double figures in scoring since Jan. 3 against Northwestern.

• Going 2-for-4 from long range, Nik Stauskas has now tallied at least one three-pointer in 26 of 28 games. He finished the game with 12 points, recording his 24th double-digit scoring effort of the season.

• Stauskas tallied a team- and career-best eight rebounds; his previous high was seven, which he last achieved at Wisconsin on Feb. 9.

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