2003-04 BKM vs. Hawaii -- Postgame Notes

With tonight's win, Michigan holds a 13-5 record in the NIT. This record reflects vacated games due to NCAA sanctions.

Michigan holds a perfect 10-0 record at Crisler Arena for NIT games. This record reflects vacated games due to NCAA sanctions.


Lester Abram returned from a three-game layoff to score 17 points against Hawaii.

With tonight's victory, Michigan has evened its record against Hawaii to 1-1.

Tonight's contest marked the final game at Crisler Arena for Bernard Robinson Jr. and Colin Dill.

The Wolverines played in front of 10,306 fans tonight at Crisler Arena.

The Wolverines set a new Michigan NIT record for free throw percentage in tonight's contest, going .895 (17-for-19) from the stripe.

The Wolverines had five players in double figures for the fourth time this season: Lester Abram (17), Bernard Robinson Jr. (14), Graham Brown (14), Daniel Horton (13), and Dion Harris (12). The last time U-M had five reach 10 was at Minnesota (Feb. 11).

Four Wolverines shot perfectly from the charity stripe tonight to join five other U-M players who accomplished the feat in NIT history. Graham Brown (6-for-6), Bernard Robinson Jr. (4-for-4), Dion Harris (3-for-3) and Brent Petway (2-for-2) all shot 100 percent from the line. Chris Hunter hit a perfect 6-for-6 earlier in the tournament against Oklahoma (March 22).

With his triple to lead off the contest, Daniel Horton now has sole possession of fourth place on Michigan's all-time three-pointer list. With the 136th three-bagger of his career, Horton moved ahead of Glen Rice (1985-89) for the fourth-place position.

Daniel Horton moved up to third in the rankings in Michigan's all-time career three-point attempts list with 401. Horton surpassed Robbie Reid (1997-99), who previously held the three-spot with 397.

With his 31 minutes of playing time in tonight's contest, Daniel Horton reached and surpassed 1,000 minutes for the season. Horton has now played in 1,007 for the year, giving him a 2,089 career total and back-to-back seasons with 1,000 or more minutes. He is the first player to record back-to-back 1,000-plus seasons since Louis Bullock (1995-99). 

Lester Abram made his first appearance since sitting three games with a shoulder injury suffered vs. Iowa (March 12) in the Big Ten Tournament.

With Lester Abram's 17 points, he surpassed 700 points for his career. Abram now has 710 tallies.

Lester Abram's consecutive free-throw streak came to a close at 21 tonight when he missed his third attempt at the stripe. Abram came into the contest having sunk his last 19.

Graham Brown scored a season-high 14 points tonight, matching a career high. Brown hit the mark two other times last season.

Graham Brown matched a career-high six free throws tonight with his perfect 6-for-6 from the line.

With a triple in the first half, Dion Harris recorded the 100th field goal of his young career. He now has 103 total.

Courtney Sims finished the contest with four points to reach the 250-point mark for his career.

Courtney Sims dished off two assists tonight to match a career best. Sims has accomplished the feat two other times.

With four rebounds in today's contest, Brent Petway surpassed 100 boards for his career. Petway has now brought down 103 career rebounds.

Brent Petway went 3-for-3 from the field tonight, shooting perfectly in his fourth straight game. Over the last four contests, Petway is 9-for-9 from the field, averaging 5.5 points per game.

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