With the 83-49 win over Wofford, Michigan remained unbeaten at Crisler Arena, improving to 8-0. Overall, Michigan has won its last 11 non-conference games in Ann Arbor.
Michigan posted a season-high 83 points against Wofford. Michigan has scored 80 or more points in three games this season. Michigan's other two 80-point outputs were against Eastern Michigan (80, Nov. 12) and Harvard (82, Nov. 17).
Michigan's season-best 34-point win over Wofford (83-49) marked the Wolverines' fourth 20-plus point victory of the season.
For the ninth straight game, Michigan used the same starting lineup: Dion Harris, Ron Coleman and Lester Abram on the perimeter, with Brent Petway and Courtney Sims in the frontcourt.
With starts against Wofford, Courtney Sims and Ron Coleman extended their consecutive-game streaks at Michigan. Sims has played in 107 straight games, while Coleman has played in 73. Neither has missed a game in his career.
With Wofford recording only 18 points in the first half, Michigan has now held opponents to less than 25 first-half points in six of nine games this season. Overall, Wolverine opponents are averaging 23.2 points in the first half this season.
After Michigan and Wofford did not attempt a free throw in the first, the Wolverines were the first team to get to the line, with 18:26 remaining in the second half. Courtney Sims shot the first free throw of the game for both teams. Michigan finished 6-for-8 in the game, while Wofford was 4-for-6.
Wofford's second leading scorer, Eric Marshall, who was averaging 16.3 points per game, fouled out early in the second half (17:53). He finished the game with four points, two rebounds, an assist and four turnovers.
Dion Harris recorded his first career double-double with 14 points and a career-best 10 assists against Wofford. It is the first point-assist double-double for a Wolverine since Daniel Horton had 15 points and 10 assists against Ohio State (Feb. 9, 2006).
Dion Harris recorded a career-best 10 assists against Wofford. That total topped his previous best of eight, which he had earlier this season against UMBC (Nov. 25) and against UNC Asheville (Dec. 31, 2004). The last time a Wolverine player had 10 or more assists in a game was last season when Daniel Horton had 12 at Penn State (Feb. 1, 2006).
With a season-best-tying 24 total assists against Wofford, Michigan has now recorded 20 or more assists in three games. Michigan also had 20 or more assists against Harvard (24, Nov. 17) and Youngstown State (20, Nov. 22). Michigan is averaging 18.0 assists a game.
With his 19 points, Courtney Sims has now scored in double figures in seven of nine games this season, leading the Wolverines in scoring in five games. He leads U-M with a career-best 16.1 points per game.
With his eight rebounds against Wofford, Brent Petway has led Michigan in rebounding in six of eight games this season. He leads the Wolverines with a career-best 8.3 rebounds per game.
Michigan posted a season-best 64.3 percent shooting mark from beyond the three-point line. The Wolverines finished the game 9-for-14 from long range. The last time Michigan shot over 50 percent from long range was against Miami (Fla.) in the 2006 NIT quarterfinal game at Crisler Arena (.533, 8-15).
DeShawn Sims recorded a career-best nine points against Wofford. He went 4-for-5 from the field and 1-for-2 from the free throw line. He also had two rebounds, an assist and a steal in 11 minutes.
Jerret Smith has now passed out three assists in eight of nine games this season, including his last six.
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