Tonight's 70-49 victory over Sacramento State gives Michigan an eight-game win streak dating back to last season.
Tonight's contest marked the first meeting of the Wolverines and the Hornets on the hardwood.
The Wolverines accumulated 12 blocks in tonight's contest, marking the third consecutive game in which Michigan has recorded at least seven blocks. Michigan currently has a 27 season-block total and is averaging 9.0 swats per game.
Michigan's 12-block performance in tonight's contest marked the first time the Wolverines have recorded 10 or more blocks since last season against Oakland (Nov. 21, 2003) when they had 10.
After holding the Hornets to just 49 points, the Wolverines have yet to allow an opponent to score 60 points this season. Michigan also held both of its preseason opponents to under 60 points.
Michigan had four players hit double digits in scoring: Courtney Sims (17), Dion Harris (14), Daniel Horton (13), and Brent Petway (11). The last time the Wolverines had four players reach double digits was versus Oregon in last year's NIT semifinal (March 30, 2004).
With his two steals against the Hornets, Daniel Horton is just eight steals away from cracking the U-M all-time top 10. He currently has 109 career steals.
With his two three-pointers against Sacramento State, Daniel Horton needs just one triple to become the fourth Wolverine in Michigan history to surpass 150 career triples.
With 13 points tonight, Daniel Horton has 910 career points and is now just 90 away from becoming the 39th Wolverine to score over 1,000 career points.
Daniel Horton recorded five assists against Sacramento State for a 271 career-assist total. He is currently just 14 away from cracking Michigan's top 12 all-time.
Daniel Horton has not missed a single game in his U-M career. He has played is 67 straight contests for the Wolverines; starting 65 career games with 31 Big Ten starts.
Sherrod Harrell made his second career start in tonight's contest. His other start came in the 2003-04 season against Bowling Green (Dec. 13, 2003).
Sherrod Harrell's single steal against Sacramento State matched a career high. He tied his previous record of one, which he has had on nine different occasions.
Amadou Ba recorded his first career assist in tonight's contest against Sacramento State.
With tonight's start against Sacramento State, Dion Harris has played in 37 consecutive games for the Wolverines with 14 starts.
Brent Petway made his first career start in tonight's game against Sacramento State.
Brent Petway's seven blocks in tonight's contest tied him for fourth on Michigan's all-time blocks list. Petway tied Roy Tarpley (1982-86) who had seven against Purdue (Dec. 7, 1985) and Chris Webber (1991-93) who had seven against Minnesota (Jan. 20, 1993).
Brent Petway's seven blocks in tonight's contest tied him for third all-time in blocks at Crisler Arena. The sophomore is currently tied with Roy Tarpley (1982-86), who recorded seven blocks against Purdue (Dec. 7, 1985) in Ann Arbor.
Brent Petway topped his career best in blocks in tonight's game with seven against the Hornets. Petway set his career best of four just two games ago in the first round of the Preseason NIT. The sophomore already has 12 blocks this season for a 45 career-block total.
Courtney Sims recorded two blocks in tonight's contest to give him 77 for his young career. He is just one block away from 10th on the Michigan all-time leaderboard. The sophomore is currently trailing Loy Vaught (1986-90) who holds the 10th-place position with 78 career blocks.
Courtney Sims has played in 37 consecutive games for the Wolverines. He was the only Wolverine to start all 34 games last season and he has begun the 2004-05 season starting in all of the first three games.
Ron Coleman scored his first career points in today's contest on a layup in the final two minutes of the contest. After being fouled on the play, he hit his bonus shot for a career-best three points.
John Andrews hit numerous milestones in his young career in tonight's contest against Sacramento State. The sophomore recorded his first career steal, his first career assist, and brought down two rebounds to better his previous career high of one board. Andrews recorded one rebound in two different contests.
John Andrews more than doubled his career playing time with his 12 minutes in tonight's contest. Andrews had 11 minutes of playing time all last year.
John Andrews, Dani Wohl, Ashtyn Bell, and Amadou Ba all made their first appearances of the 2004-05 season tonight against Sacramento State.
Today's attendance was 9,943 tickets sold.
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