Dec. 15, 2012
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Michigan improves to 11-0 on the season. The last time the program accomplished this feat was the start of the 1988-89 season -- its only national championship season. U-M has recorded two additional 11-0 starts in the history of the program -- 1988-89 and 1985-86.
U-M's 11-0 start is the best for any John Beilein led team in 35 years as a head coach.
Michigan is 3-0 in games played in New York this season. Earlier this season, U-M defeated Pittsburgh and Kansas State to win its first NIT Season Tip-Off title at Madison Square Garden.
With 27 points, Trey Burke has scored in double figures in all 11 games. It is also his fourth 20-plus point game of the season, 41st career double-figure scoring game (45 games), and the ninth 20-plus point game of his career.
Trey Burke set a career high with 12 field goals made. His prior best was 11 against Minnesota (March 9, 2012) in the Big Ten Tournament.
With his 25 points, Tim Hardaway Jr. posted his eighth game scoring in double figures and the third 20-plus point game of the season. It is the 62nd double-digit point game (80 games) and the 15th 20-plus point game of his career.
With his 10 points, Nik Stauskas has now scored in double figures in 10 straight games.
With Trey Burke's 27 points and Tim Hardaway Jr.'s 25, Michigan posted two players with 20 or more points in a game for the second time this season. Burke had 20, while Glenn Robinson III had 21 against IUPUI on Nov. 11.
With his eight assists, Trey Burke has five or more assists in 10 games this season.
With his eight three-point attempts, Tim Hardaway Jr. moved into seventh place all-time on U-M's career attempts list, passing Manny Harris (2008-10, 447). Hardaway now has 442 in his three-year career.
Glenn Robinson III had a career-best two blocks.
Trey Burke tied his career best with three steals for the second time this season. The other came against Western Michigan on Dec. 4.
With 43 points in the first half, Michigan recorded its sixth 40-plus point first half.
Michigan is 22-0 when scoring 80 points or more under John Beilein.
Coach Beilein faced his former team West Virginia for the first time since leaving in 2007-08. Beilein served as the head coach of the Mountaineers from 2003-07.
Michigan played its first game in the new Barclays Center, the home of the NBA's Brooklyn Nets.