Double Your Pleasure
Junior forward LaVell Blanchard recorded the 20th point-rebound double-double of his career with 15 points and 11 rebounds against Boston College. It is also his second double-double of the season, after he recorded 19 points and 14 rebounds in the season opener against Oakland (Nov. 16).
Senior center Chris Young finished the game against Boston College shooting 85.7 percent as he was 6-for-7 from the field, with four of Young's six field goals coming on dunks, two of which led to converted three-point plays.
Blocking the View
Senior center Chris Young registered his sixth block of the season with a swat at 19:43 in the first half. With the rejection, Young has now recorded a blocked shot in all five games this year.
Dom, He's Good
Freshman guard Dommanic Ingerson set career highs in assists (3), rebounds (3), free throws made (7) and minutes played (32). Ingerson also dropped in 16 points on 3-of-4 shooting from behind the three-point arc.
Thanks for the Assist
The Wolverines assisted on 17 of 23 field goals against Boston College. Guard Avery Queen led the way, dishing out a season-high six assists. Chris Young added a career-high three assists, while Dommanic Ingerson also had three dishes.
From the Charity Stripe
The Wolverines were again hot from the free throw line, connecting on 20-of-28 for 71.4 percent. Freshman Dommanic Ingerson paced the Wolverines' free throw effort, shooting 7-of-11 from the line. Senior Chris Young and freshman Chuck Bailey each dropped in 4-of-5.
Playing in a career-best-tying 40 minutes of action, sophomore guard Avery Queen recorded a season-high six assists while dropping in nine points and grabbing three boards. Queen's nine points came on 3-of-5 shooting, 2-of-3 from three-point land.
Moving On Up
Michigan senior tri-captain and former walk-on Rotolu Adebiyi received his first career start against Boston College. Adebiyi played three minutes and tied a career high with one steal.
In the game against Boston College, some new faces were found among the starting five. Senior tri-captain Rotolu Adebiyi got his first career starting nod and sophomore guard Avery Queen was in the starting five for the first time this season, after starting all but four games last season. Rounding out the lineup were some more familiar faces: fifth-year senior Mike Gotfredson and junior Gavin Groninger, playing the small forward, started in their fifth consecutive games to open the season, while Chris Young received the 33rd nod of his career.
The Wolverines received 46 points off the bench against the Boston College, outscoring the Eagles' bench by 39. Freshman guard Dommanic Ingerson led the reserves, dropping in 16 points, while junior forward LaVell Blanchard added 15 points.
Senior Chris Young added to his consecutive games played streak, as he started his 33rd straight game. Young has played in 93 consecutive contests. Juniors Gavin Groninger and LaVell Blanchard have only missed one game in their careers, playing in 61 of 62 career games. Adding to the list are sophomores Avery Queen and Bernard Robinson Jr., who have played in all 33 possible games in their career. Now, freshmen Dommanic Ingerson and Chuck Bailey are chasing the groups in front of them as they have both played in all five games in their freshman campaigns.