Dec. 21, 2013
U-M's three-point edge at halftime proved to be the difference as each squad scored 38 points in the second half.
After a triple by Zak Irvin put U-M up 10-7 with 11:19 to go in the half, the Wolverines never lost their lead for the rest of the night.
Today marked Michigan's second trip to Barclays Center in the past two seasons. U-M defeated West Virginia, 81-66, on Dec. 15, 2012.
U-M moves to 2-3 all-time against Stanford. The Wolverines' other victory over the Cardinal came on Dec. 19, 1946 (45-37).
Stanford was Michigan's second straight Pac-12 opponent (Arizona, Dec. 14).
U-M entered the game averaging 15.7 assists per game and eclipsed that mark, dishing out 16 helpers on 21 makes. Caris LeVert posted a team-high five dimes in the contest.
The Wolverines' 68 points are the lowest total in a win this season, one fewer than a 69-42 season-opening victory over UMass-Lowell.
This was Michigan's first game on Fox Sports 1 this season.
Glenn Robinson III, who shot 60 percent (6-for-10) from the field, matched a season high with 17 points. He also had 17 against UMass-Lowell.
With seven rebounds, Robinson posted his most boards since the third game of the season (7); he had a season-best nine in the second contest of the season against South Carolina State. He has matched or surpassed seven in a game four times this season.
Nik Stauskas tied a career high with nine free throws made. Those came on nine free throw attempts. He is now a perfect 14-for-14 from the charity stripe over the past two games (5-for-5 against Houston Baptist). He also made nine against Florida State.
Stauskas dished out four assists for the third straight game.
Irvin's 12 points came via four three-pointers. He also matched a career best with six rebounds.
Caris LeVert tied a career high with five assists, marking the third time in his career he has reached that mark.
Max Bielfeldt grabbed a trio of rebounds for a season high in the category.
Jordan Morgan scored a season-high eight points. His previous best was six (vs. Coppin State, Nov. 29).
Michigan allowed just two steals, a low for an opponent this season, and committed only eight turnovers. U-M has committed fewer than 10 turnovers six times so far in 2013-14.