Nov. 17, 2013
Michigan suffered its first loss of the season and fell to 2-4 all-time against Iowa State in Ames, Iowa.
Sophomore forward Mitch McGary made his first appearance of the season at 16:17 of the first half. McGary missed the first two regular-season contests and both exhibition games with a back injury.
Mitch McGary played 22 minutes against the Cyclones and contributed nine points. He hit 4-of-7 shot attempts, adding six rebounds and tied a team high with four steals.
Mitch McGary led the way offensively in the first half, scoring eight points, grabbing three rebounds and collecting one steal. He scored back-to-back baskets during the 12-minute mark and tallied three total baskets in eight offensive trips by the Wolverines. McGary added his final bucket with less than a minute remaining in the half.
Sophomore guard Nik Stauskas scored 15 of his team-high 20 points in the second half. He finished the game 8-of-18 from the field, with four baskets from behind the three-point arc.
Nik Stauskas also contributed a team-high six assists and grabbed four rebounds.
Nik Stauskas became the first player to reach double figures following a three-pointer from the corner at 17:13 of the second half.
Making his first career road start, freshman point guard Derrick Walton Jr. hit double figures with 13 points. He shot 6-of-10 from the field with one three-pointer. Walton also contributed two assists and one rebound in the contest.
Sophomore forward Glenn Robinson III contributed eight of his 12 points in the second half. Robinson led the team with seven rebounds and a career-high four steals. He tallied four points and four rebounds in the first half.
Glenn Robinson III is the only Wolverine to score in double figures in each of the three games this season. His career-high four steals surpassed his previous mark of three set on five previous occasions.
Sophomore guard Spike Albrecht made a major contribution off the bench, providing seven points and three assists. He went 3-of-5 from the field with one triple.
Four Wolverines contributed five points each in the first half of action: Nik Stauskas, Caris LeVert, Spike Albrecht and Derrick Walton Jr.
Michigan outrebounded Iowa State, 38-37, in the contest. The Wolverines grabbed 12 offensive boards, six in each half, compared to seven for the Cyclones.
After not attempting a free throw in the first half, the Wolverines got to the line five times during the second half, but converted only 4-of-9 attempts.
U-M posted eight steals in the contest, with Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III collecting four steals each.