Michigan's 61-60 win over No. 20/19 Notre Dame marks the first win the Wolverines have had over a ranked opponent since they defeated No. 19/21 Wisconsin (Jan. 21, 2004) last season at Kohl Center in Madison.
With Michigan's down-to-the-wire victory over Notre Dame, the Wolverines snapped a three-game losing streak dating back to Arizona (Nov. 24) in the semifinal round of the Preseason NIT. U-M currently holds a 4-3 record.
With their 61-60 victory over Notre Dame, the Wolverines currently hold a 13-7 all-time record over the Fighting Irish. The last time the two teams met was in the 2000 Postseason NIT when Notre Dame came away with a 75-65 victory.
Lester Abram came off the bench for the Wolverines, playing in his first contest since Michigan defeated Colorado in the Preseason NIT. Abram missed four games due to irritation in the same shoulder he suffered a partial dislocation in last season at the Big Ten Tournament.
Daniel Horton has not missed a single game in his U-M career. He has played in 71 straight contests for the Wolverines, starting 68 career games with 31 Big Ten starts.
After coming away with 15 points against Notre Dame, Daniel Horton has 954 career points. He is now just 46 points away from becoming the 39th player in Michigan history to score at least 1,000 career points. He scored 457 in his freshman campaign and 415 as a sophomore.
Daniel Horton's one assist leaves him just 56 away from cracking Michigan's all-time top 10 in assists. Horton currently has 286 career assists.
Daniel Horton's two three-point baskets against Notre Dame put him just four triples out of third place on Michigan's all-time top 10. Horton currently has 156 career triples, and sits behind Louis Bullock (1995-99) who leads U-M with 399, LaVell Blanchard (1999-2003) who recorded 189, and Robbie Reid (1997-99) who had 160 in his career.
Daniel Horton's one steal gives him 114-career swipes. He currently needs just two more to break into Michigan's all-time top 10 in steals.
John Andrews made his second consecutive start for the Wolverines. The sophomore is just two games away from matching his participation total from last season.
John Andrews played a personal-best 28 minutes against Notre Dame. He bettered his previous top-mark of 21 set against Arizona (Nov. 24) in the Preseason NIT semifinal.
After going 2-for-4 from the field against Notre Dame, John Andrews matched his previous career best of field goals and bettered his previous top mark in field goal attempts. Andrews has hit two field goals on two different occasions, with the last coming at Georgia Tech (Nov. 30). He also had his previous best of three field goal attempts at Georgia Tech.
John Andrews recorded two assists against the Fighting Irish to match a career best. The last time he dished off two assists was against Arizona (Nov. 24) in the Preseason NIT semifinal.
John Andrews grabbed two steals from Notre Dame to tie a career best. The last time Andrews had two steals was against Arizona (Nov. 24) in the Preseason NIT semifinal.
Dion Harris has not missed a single game in his U-M career. He has played in 41 consecutive games for the Wolverines with 18 starts.
Brent Petway went 2-for-5 from the field with both of his field goals coming on dunks. He is currently 79-for-121 for his career from the field with 47 (59.5 percent) of those coming on dunks.
Brent Petway's eight rebounds against Notre Dame ties a career best. Petway has brought down eight boards on two different occasions with the last coming against Arizona (Nov. 24) in the Preseason NIT semifinal.
Courtney Sims has not missed a single game in his U-M career. He has played and started in 41 consecutive games for the Wolverines, and was the only Michigan player to start all 34 games last season.
Courtney Sims recorded one block against Notre Dame for a 81 career-block total. He needs just nine blocks to reach 9th on Michigan's all-time list.
Ron Coleman's 11 points set a career best for the freshman wing. Coleman smashed his previous best of three, which he set at Sacramento State (Nov. 19) before matching it at Georgia Tech (Nov. 30).
After going 1-for-2 from the charity stripe, Ron Coleman matched a career best in free throws and attempts. Prior to playing Notre Dame, Coleman had only attempted a free throw one other time. The successful foul shot came against Sacramento State (Nov. 19).
After hitting just one triple in the first six games of the season, Ron Coleman drained two three-point baskets for a personal best. Coleman hit the first triple of his young career at Georgia Tech (Nov. 30).
After going 4-for-5 from the field, Ron Coleman bettered his previous top mark of one field goal. Coleman has hit one field goal in three contests this season, with the most recent coming at Georgia Tech (Nov. 30).
Today's attendance was 12,563.
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