Michigan's 67-53 victory over High Point marks the second-straight victory the Wolverines have had over the Panthers. The only other time the two teams have met was last season when U-M took an 84-49 decision over High Point at Crisler Arena (Nov. 26, 2003).
With tonight's 67-53 victory over High Point, Michigan improves to 4-0 all time against Big South Conference opponents.
With tonight's 67-53 victory over the Panthers in Ann Arbor, the Wolverines improve to a perfect 5-0 at Crisler Arena for the season.
Tonight's 67-53 win improves Michigan to 5-3 this season with all of the Wolverines' victories coming at Crisler Arena.
With Michigan's home victory over High Point, the Wolverines hold a 9-0 winning streak at Crisler Arena dating back to last season.
Today's starters were Dion Harris, John Andrews, Ron Coleman, Brent Petway and Chris Hunter.
Daniel Horton missed his first-ever game as a Wolverine tonight against High Point. The junior point guard had played in 71 straight contests with 69 career starts. Horton sat out due to an injury to his left knee suffered in team practice on Sunday (Dec. 5). His status is currently unknown, and he is set to be checked out by team doctors this week.
Dani Wohl saw action in his third game this season, playing 30 minutes against High Point to set a career best. His previous top-mark in minutes played was 11 against Oral Roberts (Nov. 27, 2001). Wohl also matched career bests in points (4), field goals (1), free throws (2), assists (1) and rebounds (2).
After going 2-for-2 from the free throw line, Dani Wohl matched a career high from the charity stripe. Wohl has drained two foul shots on three other occasions, with the last coming against New Hampshire (Feb. 24, 2002).
Ashtyn Bell missed his fifth consecutive game due to a broken nose suffered in practice.
Chris Hunter drained his fifth-career three-point basket early in the first half against High Point. The last time Hunter hit a triple was against Oregon (March 30, 2004) in the NIT semifinal last season. The junior also matched his career best in three-point attempts (2).
Chris Hunter's 22 points (9-for-12) against High Point smashed his previous career high of 13 set at Georgia Tech (Nov. 30). Hunter posed a threat to the Panthers after putting up 15 points in the first half and, as a result, was double-teamed in the second frame. Despite the disadvantage, Hunter was still able to put up seven points in the final 20 minutes to finish the contest with 22 tallies.
Chris Hunter's nine field goals marked a career best for the junior. Hunter's previous best was six, which he set at Penn State (March 5, 2003).
Chris Hunter reached and surpassed 200 career rebounds in tonight's contest against High Point. Hunter brought down six boards against the Panthers and currently holds 202 career rebounds.
Chris Hunter played 30 minutes against High Point, matching a career best. Hunter also played 30 minutes his freshman year against St. Bonaventure (Nov. 23, 2002).
Brent Petway made his second-career start for the Wolverines. His first start came against Sacramento State (Nov. 19).
Brent Petway dished off three assists for a career best. Petway topped his previous best of two, which he most recently had against Colorado (Nov. 17) in the Preseason NIT.
After going 2-for-4 from the free throw line, Brent Petway matched his career best in free throw attempts. He has attempted four foul shots three other times, with the most recent coming against Sacramento State (Nov. 19).
John Andrews made his third consecutive start for the Wolverines, playing a career-best 29 minutes.
John Andrews' 10 points against High Point set a career high, as he shot 3-for-7 from the field with two triples and a perfect 2-for-2 from the free throw line. Andrews topped his previous mark of five points, set at Georgia Tech (Nov. 30).
After going 3-for-7 from the field against the Panthers, John Andrews set career bests in field goals and attempts. Andrews' previous top-mark in field goals was two, which he set against Arizona (Nov. 24) in the Preseason NIT before matching it two other times. His previous best in field goal attempts was four, which he set against Notre Dame (Dec. 4).
In going 2-for-2 from the charity stripe, John Andrews set a career high. Prior to playing High Point, Andrews had hit only one career free throw against Providence (Nov. 26) in the Preseason NIT. The sophomore also matched his career best in free throw attempts (2).
John Andrews put up two triples against High Point for a career best. After his two tonight, Andrews currently has four career three-point baskets, making his first at Wisconsin (Jan. 21, 2004) and matching that at Georgia Tech (Nov. 30).
John Andrews set a career best of four rebounds against the Panthers. Andrews bettered his previous top mark of three he set against Arizona (Nov. 24) in the Preseason NIT semifinal.
John Andrews' three assists against High Point set a new career best for the sophomore guard. Andrews topped his previous best of two, which he set against Arizona (Nov. 24) in the Preseason NIT and then matched against Notre Dame (Dec. 4).
John Andrews matched a career-best two steals against High Point. He has grabbed two steals on two other occasions, with the most recent coming against Notre Dame (Dec. 4).
Dion Harris has not missed a single game in his young career. Harris played in his 42nd consecutive game for the Wolverines against High Point, making his 19th career start.
After dishing off three assists against the Panthers, Dion Harris reached the 100-assist mark for his career. He currently has exactly 100 career assists.
Ron Coleman made his second-career start for the Wolverines. The freshman's first start came against Providence (Nov. 26) in the Preseason NIT.
Today's attendance was 9,149 tickets sold.
Contact: Tom Wywrot (734) 763-4423