Young Hits Triple Digits
Chris Young saw game action for the 100th time in his career. He also started his 40th straight game. Young finished the game with eight points, seven rebounds and three steals.
Taking Advantage of Charity
Michigan shot 20-of-22 from the charity stripe. That moved the Wolverines past Michigan State for the best shooting team in the Big Ten Conference from the free throw line at 76.2 percent.
Trio Sets Career Marks in Steals
Chris Young tied his career high with three steals against the Gophers. In the process, he recorded the 40th steal of his career. Young reached the milestone when he gobbled up a loose ball in the first half. LaVell Blanchard also reached the 40-steal mark as he tied a career high with three steals. Chuck Bailey, playing in 15 minutes of action, had a career-high three steals, which doubled his career total to six.
Blanchard Reaches Big-Ten Benchmark
LaVell Blanchard registered his 50th three-point basket in his Big Ten Conference career. The bucket came on a three-pointer late in the second half. Blanchard finished the game with 17 points, five rebounds and three assists.
BIG Ten Night for Bernard
Bernard Robinson Jr. reached 250 career Big Ten points and recorded his 200th career field goal. Robinson finished the game with 19 points, four rebounds and three assists. Robinson led the Wolverines in scoring for the third straight game.
Ingerson Makes His Mark
Dommanic Ingerson scored his first points in his young Big Ten carer on a three-pointer in the second half. Ingerson totaled nine points and two steals on the night.
Chairman of the Boards
Chris Young corralled his 200th rebound of his Big Ten career. The rebound came on the offensive end as Young battled two Golden Gophers to get to the ball.
Groninger Hits 200
Gavin Groninger sank his 200th Big Ten point on a three-point shot in the first half. Groninger finished the game with 13 points, all in the first half.