March 8, 2014
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Prior to tonight's game, Michigan honored graduate student Jordan Morgan, who has started 115 games and appeared in 135 contests in his career, good for second all-time. He is averaging 6.6 points and 4.9 rebounds throughout his career at Michigan.
Starting his final game at the Crisler Center, Jordan Morgan scored the first six points of the night for Michigan and finished with his first double-double of the season and fifth of his career, tying season highs with 15 points, on 7-for-8 shooting, and 10 rebounds. Morgan also tied a season high with seven field goals made and two steals.
Despite tonight's victory, the Wolverines trail the all-time series with the Indiana, 57-104. U-M has a 44-37 all-time mark in games played in Ann Arbor.
U-M finishes the regular season 23-7 and 15-3 in conference play. With the win, the Maize and Blue defeated every other member of the Big Ten at least once this season, accomplishing this feat for the first time since the 1992 season.
U-M won 15 conference games for the first time since the 1992 season.
Shooting 48.2 percent (27-for-56) from the field and 89.7 percent (26-for-29) from foul line, Michigan surpassed its season averages of 48.0 percent and 75.6 percent, respectively.
U-M only committed six turnovers, under the season average of 9.5, which is good for eighth best in the nation.
Michigan hit a season-high 26 foul shots made tonight, including shooting 23-for-24 from the line in the second half.
The 84 points scored tie the highest by the Maize and Blue in a Big Ten conference game this season. The Wolverines also scored 84 at Illinois on March 4.
U-M improved to 29-0 under John Beilein when scoring 80-plus points.
With 21 points tonight, Nik Stauskas has tallied 20 or more points in 13 games this season, including four of the last five. He has scored in double digits in nine consecutive games and on 25 occasions this campaign.
Glenn Robinson III notched 20 points tonight on 6-for-13 shooting, his fourth 20-plus and 22nd double-figure scoring game this season. Robinson also tied a season high with seven foul shots made.
Caris LeVert scored 13 points on 5-for-11 shooting and notched four rebounds. He has reached double-digit scoring in 11 of the last 12 games and on 21 occasions this season.
Tonight's game marked the 12th time this season that Nik Stauskas, Glenn Robinson III, and Caris LeVert all scored in double figures. The Wolverines are 10-2 in these games.
U-M's starting lineup featured Derrick Walton Jr., Nik Stauskas, Caris LeVert, Glenn Robinson III and Jordan Morgan.
The Wolverines finished the season 13-2 at home and are 45-4 in the last 49 games played at the Crisler Center.
The announced attendance for tonight's game was 12,707, marking the 37th sellout in the last 42 games at Crisler Center. All nine Big Ten Conference home games have been sold out.
Head managers Andrew Bauschelt, Brennan Ouellette, Jamie Peretzman and Travis Scott were also honored in tonight's pregame Senior Night ceremony.