Dec. 8, 2012
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With the win, Michigan moves to 3-3* (4-3) all-time against Arkansas. At home this season, Michigan is a perfect 6-0 at Crisler Center and is 21-1 over the last two seasons.
Michigan improved to 9-0, which marks the best start for the Wolverines in 24 years. U-M has started the season 9-0 only three other times in the history of the program -- 1988-89, 1985-86 and 1926-27.
Michigan coach John Beilein won his 100th game as U-M's head coach. He becomes the seventh Wolverine coach to reach to century mark for the Wolverines.
With its 80-67 victory, Michigan moves to 21-0 under head coach John Beilein when scoring 80 points or more.
U-M garnered its largest lead with a 17-point advantage late in the second half, while never trailing in the game, marking the fifth time this season the Wolverines have led from start to finish.
U-M outrebounded Arkansas, 42-26, as well as outscored the Razorbacks, 42-26, in the paint. The Wolverines' 42 rebounds marks the fifth game with 40-plus rebounds this season.
Michigan converted on 15-of-18 attempts (83.3 percent) from the free-throw line, while Arkansas was just 3-for-4 (75 percent) from the charity stripe.
Michigan blocked a season-high six shots as a team. Jon Horford led the Wolverines with a season-high three rejections.
Michigan committed just eight fouls in the game-- its lowest of the season. No Wolverine has more than two personal fouls in the win.
With his 12 points and 10 rebounds, Jordan Morgan recorded his second double-double in the last three games and third of his career. He recorded his 28th career game scoring in double digits and seventh 10-plus rebound game.
Tim Hardaway Jr. posted his seventh game his season scoring in double figures. His 14 points snapped a two-game slide of scoring nine points. Overall, it is his 61st career game in double digits.
Glenn Robinson III's team-leading 17 points gives him six games this season scoring in double figures.
Nik Stauskas extended his streak of three-pointers in a game to nine after going 2-for-5 from long range. He leads the Wolverines with 23 three-point buckets this season.
Trey Burke's seven assists gives him six games with seven or more assists in a game this season. He has four or more assists in all nine games this season.
Michigan had all five starters score in double figures. It is the first time U-M accomplished the feat since Dec. 22, 2011 against Bradley at Crisler Center. Glenn Robinson III (17), Trey Burke (16), Tim Hardaway Jr. (14), Nik Stauskas (12) and Jordan Morgan (12) each reached the double-digit mark.
At least 10 players have seen game action in all nine games this season. Twelve saw the court against the Razorbacks, with seven recording points.
Michigan has had at least three double-figure scorers in all nine games this season.
Michigan's game on CBS marked the 101st U-M game to be broadcast nationally. TV records began during the 1989-90 season.
Today's game was the fourth sellout of the season, filling Crisler Center to its 12,693 capacity.