Movin' On Up
LaVell Blanchard became the 31st player in Michigan history to score 1,100 points in a career when he connected on a free throw with 15:10 remaining in the second half. Blanchard finished with 11 points, and he sits in 31st place on the all-time scoring list at U-M with 1,110 points.
Young Gets 600
Chris Young scored the 600th point of point of his career on a one-handed dunk with 6:57 remaining in the first half. Young finished with eight points on 3-of-5 shooting, nine boards, two blocks and a steal.
Young Blocks Another Pair
With two rejections against Northwestern, Chris Young became the 10th player in Michigan history to record 70 career blocked shots. Young now has 18 swats for the season, boosting his career total to 71. The two blocks against the Wildcats marked the 13th time in his career that Young had recorded a pair of rejections in a game.
Queen Ties Long-Range Mark
Avery Queen tied his career high for three-pointers made as he connected on 3-of-3 from behind the arc. Queen ended the game shooting 4-of-4 from the field for a season-high 11 points.
Playing a career-high 15 minutes, Rotolu Adebiyi registered three rebounds and tied a career high with a blocked shot. The senior tri-captain's block came with 0:03 to go in the first half, as Collier Drayton drove the lane for a layin attempt. Adebiyi has played in nine of the team's 14 games this season.
Showing No Ill Effects
After missing practice the day before because of the flu, Dommanic Ingerson played 16 minutes, scored five points and tied a career high with three assists. Ingerson continued his hot shooting from the free throw line as he went 2-of-2 from the stripe to increase his career free throw percentage to .773 (17-of-22).
LaVell Blanchard, Avery Queen and Bernard Robinson Jr. all scored in double digits against the Wildcats Wednesday night. Blanchard and Queen led the team with 11 points apiece while Robinson added 10 points. With three players in double digits, the Wolverines have now had three or more double-digit scoring performances in 13 of 14 games.
On the Boards
The Wolverines outrebounded the Wildcats 39-28 as LaVell Blanchard and Chris Young pulled down nine boards apiece, with Bernard Robinson Jr. grabbing eight. Robinson's eight rebounds are a season high and were one off his career high which he set against Indiana (Jan. 9, 2001).
Jones for Three
Leon Jones, playing in his 98th career game, connected on his first two three-point attempts against the Wildcats. Jones ended the game shooting 3-of-4 from three-point range en route to a nine-point, three-rebound performance.
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