2005-06 BKM vs. Butler -- Postgame Notes

The Wolverines improved to 3-0 with its 78-74 victory over Butler today.

With its 78-74 victory over Butler, Michigan improved to 17-12 all time against the Bulldogs.

After shooting 41.7 percent (5-12) from beyond the arc against Butler, Michigan has shot over 40 percent from three-point range in each of its first three contests this season.

The Wolverines won the battle of the boards for the third straight game, edging Butler 28-26 on the glass.

Daniel Horton (28) and Courtney Sims (21) became the first Wolverine duo with over 20 points each since Dec. 13, 2003 against Central Michigan when Lester Abram and Bernard Robinson Jr. scored 24 and 22 points, respectively.

With Daniel Horton's and Courtney Sims' 28 and 21 points respectively, the Wolverines have had a player score 20 or more points in each of the first three games this season.

Michigan had three players score in double-digits against the Bulldogs led by Daniel Horton's game-high 28 points. Courtney Sims added 21 while Lester Abram chipped in with 15.

Daniel Horton scored a game-high 28 points to move into 33rd on U-M's all-time scoring list with 1,085 points. Horton moved past Campy Russell (1873-74) who scored 1,082 career points.

Daniel Horton scored 28 points to record his second straight game with 20 or more points and the 13th 20-plus point game of his career. Horton finished the game with seven assists, four steals and four rebounds to go with his 28 points.

Daniel Horton recorded four steals to move into eighth on U-M's all-time steals list with 127. Horton passed Dugan Fife (1993-96) who had 125 career steals.

Dion Harris played in his 67th straight game for Michigan, while earning his 44th start.

With 21 points, Courtney Sims passed the 600-points mark for his career. Sims entered today's game with 593 points and now has 614 career points.

Courtney Sims scored 21 points to record the third 20-plus point game of his career. Sims has scored 20 or more points in three of his last four games dating back to last season. Sims finished the game with seven boards and one block to go along with his 21 points.

Courtney Sims set a career with 10 field goals, connecting on 10-14 shots from the floor. Sims' previous high was nine field goals against Central Michigan earlier this season.

Courtney Sims played in his 67th straight game for the Maize and Blue, while earning 59 starts.

Today's announced attendance was 9,513.

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