Dec. 11, 2012
With the win, Michigan moves to 2-0 all-time against the Bearcats. Michigan is a perfect 7-0 at Crisler Center this season and is 22-1 over the last two seasons.
The Wolverines improve to 10-0 on the season. The last time Michigan accomplished this feat was the start of the 1988-89 season -- its only national championship season.
Michigan held Binghamton to just 14 points in the first half, which ties the season low for first-half point total by an opponent with Cleveland State (Nov. 13). Additionally, this was the first time this season U-M held an opponent to fewer than 40 total points.
U-M held Binghamton to 34 percent from the floor (16-of-47), including just 27 percent in the first half (6-of-22).
Michigan held the advantage in rebounds (39-28), points in the paint (32-16), points off turnovers (17-5), fast-break points (6-0) and bench points (15-9). It marks the ninth time this season U-M won the rebounding battle.
At least 10 players have seen game action in all 10 games this season. Thirteen saw the court against the Bearcats, with nine recording points.
Michigan committed a season-low four fouls in the game. No Wolverine had more than two personal fouls in the win.
The Wolverines recorded assists on 18 of 27 field goals, marking the seventh game this season they assisted on at least 50 percent of their made baskets. Trey Burke led the team with five assists and has now had four or more assists in all 10 games.
Michigan committed only seven turnovers, marking the seventh game this season with 10 or fewer.
Michigan forced 16 Bearcat turnovers, the second highest number by a U-M opponent this season (18 vs. Western Michigan, Dec. 4).
For the second time this season, all five freshmen scored in the game. Nik Stauskas led them in scoring with 12 points, marking the ninth straight time he has recorded double figures in scoring.
Trey Burke's 19 points on 8-for-12 shooting were a game high and marked the 10th game this season he has scored in double figures.
Nik Stauskas has now tallied at least one three-pointer in all 10 games after going 4-for-8 from long range tonight. He leads the Wolverines with 27 three-point buckets this season.
Mitch McGary recorded a career high with 10 rebounds. His previous high was nine, which he last notched on Nov. 13 against Cleveland State.
Caris LeVert dished out four assists and did not commit a turnover in a career-high 14 minutes played. He also added two points and a rebound in the win.
For the fourth consecutive game, Michigan went with the starting lineup of Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr., Jordan Morgan, Glenn Robinson III and Nik Stauskas. Hardaway and Morgan have not missed a game in their careers. Hardaway has started 79 consecutive games, while Morgan has 78 career starts.
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