Tonight's announced attendance of 11,241 doubled the number of fans that attended U-M's 65-64 first-round win against Missouri (March 16). In that game, 5,507 fans were in attendance. Tonight's game was also the fourth-largest crowd to witness an NIT game at Crisler Arena.
Tonight's win over Oklahoma gave the Wolverines their 20th win of the season against 11 losses. Michigan has not recorded 20 wins in a season since the 1997-98 season, when it went 25-9, but that record has been vacated due to NCAA sanctions. The last time U-M recorded 20 wins in a non-vacated season was in 1993-94, when it put up 24 wins against eight losses.
Robinson posted eight points and nine rebounds and moved into 19th on Michigan's career rebounding list.
With tonight's victory, the Wolverines will advance to the third round of the NIT for the fourth time in Michigan history. This record reflects adjustments due to vacated games from NCAA sanctions.
By holding Oklahoma to 52 points, Michigan set a school record for fewest points allowed in an NIT game. Prior to tonight's game, the fewest U-M allowed was 58 vs. Duquesne on March 12, 1981.
Michigan now has a 13-5 all-time record in the NIT, as well as a perfect 9-0 record at Crisler Arena for NIT games. These records reflect adjustments due to vacated games from NCAA sanctions.
Michigan now has a 3-1 record against Big 12 Conference opponents. This record reflects adjustments due to vacated games from NCAA sanctions.
The Wolverines took four charges tonight to tie a team season high in offensive fouls drawn. U-M also drew four offensive fouls against Iowa in the Big Ten Tournament (March 12).
With the victory, the Wolverines improved to 20-4 this season when leading at the half. Michigan held a 30-25 lead at the half tonight.
With seven first-half rebounds, Bernard Robinson Jr. took sole possession of 19th place on U-M's all-time rebounds list. Robinson entered the game tied with Ken Brady (1970-73) with 617 boards and collected nine over the course of the game to boost his total to 626.
Bernard Robinson Jr. handed out two assists in the first half to reach the 350-assist mark in his career. Robinson finished the game with three dimes and sits ninth on U-M's career assists list with 351.
With three rebounds tonight, Daniel Horton surpassed the 150-rebound mark of his career. Horton now has 151 boards in his career.
Chris Hunter tied a career high with two assists tonight. It is the third time Hunter has reached the mark.
Graham Brown reach the 300-point mark in his career with two points tonight.
Sherrod Harrell recorded one steal for the ninth time in his career.
With a game-high 17 points tonight, Dion Harris surpassed the 300-point mark in his career. Harris now has 304 points.
Dion Harris set career highs in both free throws and free-throw attempts tonight, shooting 8-for-10 from the line.
Dion Harris played a career-high 39 minutes in tonight's contest.
Brent Petway was perfect from the field for the third straight game, shooting 3-for-3. Over the last three games, Petway is 6-for-6 from the field, averaging 4.7 points per game.