Dec. 20, 2012
Michigan improves to 12-0 on the season -- its second-best start in program history. The top mark all-time was a 16-0 start in 1985-86.
U-M's 12-0 start is the best for any John Beilein-led team in 35 years as a head coach.
The Wolverines recorded assists on 26-of-35 field goals, marking the eighth game this season they assisted on at least 50 percent of their made baskets. Trey Burke led the team with eight assists, while Tim Hardaway Jr. recorded a career-high seven helpers.
Michigan shot 50 percent or better from the field for the eighth time this season, converting on 51 percent (35-for-69) of its attempts. The Wolverines also shot 50 percent (12-for-24) from long range, marking the third time this season they've made at least half their three-point attempts.
The Wolverines had a season-high 10 steals, led by Mitch McGary's career-high three takeaways.
Michigan won the rebounding battle for the 11th time this season, outrebounding EMU 44-30.
U-M forced Eastern Michigan into 18 turnovers, matching a season high for a Wolverine opponent. Michigan scored 18 points off turnovers, while EMU tallied just five off U-M's 11 turnovers.
With Michigan's seven player fouls, it marked the fifth time this season the Wolverines have committed less than 10 fouls as a team.
With 40 points in the first half, Michigan recorded its seventh 40-plus point first half.
Michigan is 4-0 when scoring 90 points or more under John Beilein.
With 11 points, Trey Burke has scored in double figures in all 12 games. It is his 42nd career double-figure scoring game (46 games).
With his game-high 17 points, Tim Hardaway Jr. posted his ninth game scoring in double figures, marking his 63rd double-digit point game (81 games) of his career.
Mitch McGary recorded his first career double-double with 10 points and a career-high 11 rebounds.
With his 16 points, Nik Stauskas has now scored in double figures in 11 straight games.
Caris LeVert scored a career-high eight points, playing a career-high 16 minutes.
Nik Stauskas has now tallied at least one three-pointer in all 12 games after knocking down a career-high five three pointers (5-for-8) in tonight's win. He leads the Wolverines with 34 three-point buckets this season.
With his eight assists, Trey Burke has five or more assists in 11 games this season.
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