2003-04 BKM vs. Fayetteville Patriots -- Postgame Notes

Tonight's game marked the first meeting between Michigan and an NBDL team.

Tonight's Crisler Arena attendance was 9,713.

Daniel Horton, Lester Abram, Courtney Sims, Chris Hunter, and Bernard Robinson Jr.  were in tonight's starting lineup for the Wolverines.

Bernard Robinson Jr. dropped in a game-high 18 points and created a game-high five steals in his first appearance of the season.

Michigan created 13 steals, with Bernard Robinson Jr. leading the way with five. Courtney Sims was second on the team with three swipes. Michigan had seven steals in the first half and six in the second.

Freshman Brent Petway made his Michigan debut and scored his first points when he converted a steal and fast break into an electrifying dunk in the first half.

Michigan shot 48.6 percent (35-72) from the floor and 30 percent (6-20) from three-point range tonight.

Michigan out-rebounded the Patriots 40-34. Chris Hunter led the Wolverine glass cleaners with nine rebounds.

Courtney Sims made his first start wearing the Maize and Blue.

Graham Brown missed tonight's game due to injury. It is the second consecutive game he has missed.

Michigan shot 82.4 percent from the free throw line, hitting 14-of-17 from the charity strip. Lester Abram was 4-4, while Daniel Horton was 4-5 and Chris Hunter was 3-4.

Michigan finished the first half leading 48-29. Michigan's largest lead of the game was 41 points as the Wolverines led 86-45 with 3:41 to play in the game.

The Wolverines improved to 2-0 in their white jerseys during the exhibition season.

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