Senior tri-captain Leon Jones, who was in the starting lineup for the Maize and Blue, became the 42nd Wolverine to play in 100 career games. Jones joins classmate and fellow tri-captain Chris Young in the 100-game club. Young reached the milestone at Minnesota (Jan. 9). Jones finished the game with four points and one rebound.
Buckeye Scoreless Drought
A tenacious defensive effort held the Buckeyes off the scoreboard for 8:46 while the Maize and Blue offense dropped in 11 straight points en route to a 16-15 lead, its first since the game was 3-0. Michigan continued its strong defensive pressure as the Buckeyes only shot 37.5 percent from the floor in the first frame.
Young Has Long Arms
Chris Young recorded his 15th career two-rejection game, as he swatted away a pair of shots at Ohio State Thursday night. Both of Young's blocks came in the first half, which saw the Wolverines hold Ohio State off the board for 8:46. With his two rejections, Young has 22 on the season and 75 for his career. Young finished the game with eight points, seven rebounds and two blocks.
Bailey Blocks Two
Freshman Chuck Bailey had a career-high two blocked shots at Ohio State Thursday night to bring his career total to six. The first of Bailey's blocks came with only 0.4 seconds left in the first half. His previous best was one, which he set four times, the last coming against Minnesota (Jan. 19). Bailey finished the game with five points, four rebounds and two blocks.
Ohio State capitalized on Michigan's 14 turnovers, as the Buckeyes scored 18 points off the Wolverines' miscues.
Queen Dishes Five
Sophomore Avery Queen, starting in his fifth game of the season, led the Wolverines' offensive attack by dishing out five assists against the Buckeyes. Queen's five-assist performance was his fifth game this season that he has dished out five or more assists in a game. Queen finished the game with four points, three rebounds and three assists.