Michigan's First Loss When Outshooting Opponent
For the first time in the 2001-02 season, U-M failed to win when finishing the game with a higher field goal percentage than its opponent. The Wolverines shot .479 (23-48) while Wisconsin shot .474 (27-57). Nine of Michigan's 10 wins have come when it has shot better from the field than the opponent.
Playing the D
Michigan tied a season high with six blocks. This was the fifth time this season that the Wolverines have recorded six blocks in a single game. The last time was in Michigan's home loss to Indiana on Feb. 17.
Get In the Game
Against Wisconsin on Wednesday night, 12 of Michigan's 13 players received playing time throughout the game. That is the most since Jan. 26 against Vermont when all 13 Wolverines saw court action.
Young Reaches Milestones
Chris Young, with two assists against Wisconsin, reached the 50-assist mark for his career. Also, by converting 3 of 6 from the free throw line, Young surpassed the free throws made plateau of 200 for his career with 201. He finished with 19 points, six rebounds and two assists.
Making His Mark
Chris Young moved into seventh place on Michigan's all-time blocks list when he recorded two blocks to give him 91 in his career. Young surpassed Maurice Taylor (1995-97), who had 90 career blocks for the Wolverines.
Blanchard Goes for 200
LaVell Blanchard reached the 200-point plateau in the Big Ten for the third consecutive season. Blanchard now has 206 Big Ten points this season. He finished the game with 14 points, four rebounds and one assist.
Sharing the Wealth
Avery Queen dished out the 200th assist of his career against the Badgers. He also surpassed the 100-assist mark in Big Ten play. Queen closed the night with seven assists and three rebounds.
Robinson Jr. Reaches the 300-Point Milestone
Bernard Robinson Jr. scored his 300th point of the season. Robinson Jr. finished with 17 points and now has 313 points on the season. He also recorded three rebounds and three assists.
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