Nov. 1, 2012
Freshman guard Nik Stauskas led the Wolverines with 17 points on 5-of-8 (63 percent) shooting, including 4-of-6 (67 percent) from behind the arc and 3-of-4 (75 percent) from the free throw line.
Freshman guard Spike Albrecht led Michigan with six assists. For the game, the Wolverines dished out 17 assists, leading to 27 field goals made. Albrecht also added 16 points and three rebounds.
Senior/junior forward Jordan Morgan led the team with 12 rebounds (5 OR, 7 DR) and scored nine points on 4-of-8 shooting (50 percent). Michigan out-rebounded the Wildcats, 50-32 (19-10 OR, 31-22 DR). Morgan also added one steal and one block.
Freshman forward Mitch McGary tallied a team-high six offensive boards (nine total) and two blocks, and he also scored five points (2-of-4).
Junior guard Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 13 points on a 3-of-9 shooting night, and he also added eight rebounds, five assists and one steal.
Michigan shot 43 percent (27-of-63) from the field -- 40 percent (12-of-30) in the first half and 46 percent (15-of-33) in the second half. U-M shot 42 percent (13-of-31) from three-point range -- 38 percent (6-of-16) in the first half and 47 percent (7-of-15) in the second half.
Michigan's five freshmen accounted for 54 of its points in the contest (17-of-34 FG, 10-of-18 three-point FG). Near the end of the first half, all five freshmen (McGary, Albrecht, Robinson III, LeVert, and Stauskas) appeared on the court at once.
U-M began the contest on a 17-0 run, connecting on its first six field goals, including four from three-point range and one free throw.
Michigan outscored Northern Michigan in points in the paint (24-22), points off turnovers (15-4) and second-chance points (10-5).
The Wolverines led by as many as 38 in the game and never trailed.
All 14 Michigan players active for the contest saw time on the floor.