With the loss, Michigan is now 63-70 all-time against Illinois, including losses in the last eight games. The Wolverines also fall to 23-49 at Assembly Hall.
With the loss, Michigan is now 2-4 on the road this season. The Wolverines are 1-3 in Big Ten road contests.
Michigan out-rebounded Illinois 41-24 today, marking the 11th time this season that the Wolverines have out-rebounded their opponents. Michigan is now 9-2 when winning the battle of the boards.
Bernard Robinson Jr. posted three steals to move into fifth on Michigan's all-time steals list. Robison passed Thad Garner (1978-82) and now has 144 swipes in his career.
With three steals against the Illini, Bernard Robinson Jr. extended his steals streak to 18 games.
Bernard Robinson Jr. surpassed the 550-rebound mark in his career with six rebounds today. He now has 551 rebounds in his career.
Bernard Robinson Jr. handed out three assists to give him 150 assists in his Big Ten career. Robinson is also just one assist shy of 300 in his career.
Daniel Horton had one swipe today to extend his steak of game with at least on steal to 10 straight games.
Lester Abram scored 12 points today to push his career total past the 550-point mark. Abram now has 552 career points. He also scored his 100th point of the Big Ten season today.
Lester Abram tied his career high with nine rebounds. He also grabbed nine boards against Iowa (2/8/03).
Courtney Sims collected one block today to extend his streak of games with at least one block to 14 straight game. Sims, the leading shot-blocker in the Big Ten, has 38 blocks this season.
Brent Petway scored six points today to give him exactly 50 points in his young career. All three of Petway's field goals came on dunks.
Brent Petway also had six rebounds to push his career total to 51 boards.
Brent Petway set a career high with 21 minutes played. His previous high was 20 minutes vs. Bowling Green (Dec. 13). Petway finished today's game with six points and six rebounds.