With the 72-62 loss to Ohio State, Michigan was eliminated from the 2007 Big Ten Tournament. The Wolverines went 0-3 against the Buckeyes this season in all tightly contested Big Ten battles.
Michigan is now 7-9 (3-8* after NCAA sanctions) all-time in the Big Ten Tournament. The Wolverines are 5-6 (1-5*) at the United Center during the conference tournament.
Michigan set a rebounding season-best for the second straight game, with 47 total rebounds against Ohio State. The Wolverines surpassed their 45 rebounds against Minnesota in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. Overall, it is the seventh time this season Michigan has posted 40 or more rebounds in a game.
By playing against Ohio State in the quarterfinal of the Big Ten Tournament, Courtney Sims and Ron Coleman extended their consecutive games streaks in a Maize and Blue uniform. Sims has played in 131 straight games for the Wolverines, while Coleman has played in 97. Freshman Ekpe Udoh has played in all 33 games this season.
Jerret Smith tied a career best with 12 points against Ohio State. It was his fourth career game scoring in double figures, all which have come this season. Smith also had 12 points against Indiana (Feb. 17).
Brent Petway's 12 rebounds against Ohio State are the second best total of his career. It marked the fifth double-digit rebounding performance of the season and the ninth of his career.
With his 12 rebounds against Ohio State, Brent Petway moved up three spots on U-M's all-time rebounding list. He is now No. 31 all-time with 545 career rebounds.
With his 13 points today, Lester Abram posted his 14th double-figure game this season and the 64th of his career.
With a miss from the free throw line midway through the second half, Lester Abram snapped his streak of consecutive free throws made in the Big Ten Tournament. He was 16-for-16 before the miss and closes his career in the conference tournament with a 16-for-17 tally from the charity stripe.
With six assists against Ohio State, Dion Harris has 396 in his career. He needs four more to become the eighth player in program history to reach 400 in a career.
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