Michigan's 71-62 win over the Wolverines gives Michigan a 2-0 all-time record against the Bulls. The last time the two teams met, U-M took a 92-56 victory at the 1987 South Florida Tournament (Dec. 29).
Today's contest with South Florida marked the first game this season against a Conference USA opponent. With today's win, U-M is 31-12 all time against the conference.
With this afternoon's 71-62 victory over South Florida, the Wolverines extend their home winning streak to 10 dating back to last season. U-M is currently 22-4 in its list 26 games in Ann Arbor.
With their 71-62 win over the Bulls, the Wolverines improve to a perfect 6-0 at Crisler Arena this season. Michigan currently holds a 6-3 record.
The Wolverines had four players reach double digits against the Bulls: Dion Harris (22), Chris Hunter (16), Brent Petway (10) and Ron Coleman (10). The last time Michigan had four players reach double digits was against Sacramento State (Nov. 19).
Today's starters were Chris Hunter, Courtney Sims, Dion Harris, John Andrews and Ron Coleman.
After receiving significant playing time against High Point (Dec. 7), Dani Wohl sat out of today's game with an injured left elbow. He is out indefinitely.
Chris Hunter went a perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line to tie a Crisler Arena record for free throw percentage in a contest. Hunter joins the rankings of 14 other Wolverines who have accomplished the feat, with the most recent being teammate Lester Abram who went 10-for-10 against Northwestern (Jan. 7, 2004) last season.
Chris Hunter's perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line sets career bests in both free throws and attempts. Hunter's previous best in successful free throws was seven, which he set against Iowa (March 12, 2004) at the Big Ten Tournament. The junior center also bettered his top mark of eight free throw attempts, which he has recorded three other times.
With his three-point basket against South Florida, Sherrod Harrell matched a career best. Harrell has hit one triple basket five other times in his career, with his most recent coming against Arizona (Nov. 24) in the Preseason NIT semifinal.
After scoring seven points against the Bulls, Sherrod Harrell set a new career best. Harrell went 2-for-3 from the floor with one triple. His previous best was four points, which he had on three different occasions. The last time Harrell put up four was against Arizona (Nov. 24) in the Preseason NIT semifinal.
Sherrod Harrell went a perfect 2-for-2 from the free throw line for a career high in successful free throws. Harrell's previous best was two from the charity stripe, which he has hit on four different occasions. The last time Harrell drained two was at Georgia Tech (Nov. 30).
Sherrod Harrell's 2-for-3 from the field set a new career best for the junior guard in field goals and matched a career best in field goal attempts. Harrell's previous best in successful field goals was one, which he recorded five different times. The last time he connected for one from the field was against Arizona (Nov. 24) in the Preseason NIT semifinal. Harrell has attempted three shots from the field three different times.
Sherrod Harrell's five rebounds set a new career high. Harrell bettered his previous top mark of three, which he recorded on three different occasions. The last time the junior guard brought down three boards was against Sacramento State (Nov. 19).
Sherrod Harrell recorded two steals against the Bulls for his first multi-steal game and a new career best. Harrell has recorded one steal 12 different times.
Ashtyn Bell played a career-best 10 minutes against South Florida, seeing action for the seventh game in his career and his second game this season. His previous best in minutes played was two, which he has recorded on two different occasions.
Ashtyn Bell recorded his first-career assist against the Bulls.
With his start against South Florida, Dion Harris has played in 43 consecutive contests for the Wolverines with 20 starts.
Dion Harris attempted a career-best-tying 10 free throws against South Florida. Harris ended the game 7-for-10 from the charity stripe.
With his start against South Florida, Courtney Sims has participated in 43 straight games for the Wolverines. He was the only Wolverine to start all 34 games last season and has started 8-of-9 contests this year.
Courtney Sims' block against South Florida gives him 82 career blocks. The sophomore needs just eight blocks to reach 9th on Michigan's all-time list. He has recorded at least one block in 37 of 43 games.
Courtney Sims dished off two assists against South Florida to match a career best. Sims has handed off two assists three other times, with the most recent coming against Hawaii (March 24, 2004) in the NIT.
Brent Petway grabbed two steals away from South Florida to tie a career best. Petway has recorded two steals in two other games, with the most recent coming against Arizona (Nov. 24) in the Preseason NIT semifinal.
With his start against South Florida, Ron Coleman has played in all nine games this season with three starts.
In the third start of his career, Ron Coleman played a career-best 39 minutes. The freshman's previous best was 31 against Providence (Nov. 26) in the Preseason NIT.
Ron Coleman recorded his first-career block against South Florida.
Ron Coleman's four field goals matched a career best for the freshman wing. Coleman set his career best of four field goals against Notre Dame (Dec. 4).
Ron Coleman's seven rebounds against the Bulls mark a new career best. The freshman topped his previous best of five, which he set against Providence (Nov. 26) in the Preseason NIT.
Ron Coleman recorded his second-career steal against the Bulls. The freshman's other steal came against Providence (Nov. 26) in the Preseason NIT.
After going a perfect 2-for-2 from the free throw line against the Bulls, Ron Coleman topped his career best in free throws. Coleman bettered his previous mark of one, which he has hit on two other occasions.
Today's attendance was 10,135 tickets sold.
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