Postgame Notes: Michigan 60, #14 Iowa 53
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Jan. 2, 2011

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• Today's game was the 54th meeting between the Wolverines and Hawkeyes and was U-M's third consecutive win over Iowa. The win marked the second consecutive win for the Wolverines at Iowa; U-M defeated Iowa last season. Michigan had never won road games at Iowa in consecutive seasons. Today's meeting was the only one between the teams this season.

• The win gives U-M its third consecutive over a ranked opponent, the first such streak in program history. U-M moves to 3-3 against ranked opponents this season; Michigan also has wins over Ohio State and Boston College.

• Michigan moves to 9-1 when scoring 60 or more points. U-M has reached 60 or more points each of its last three games and five of its last six games.

• U-M also moves to 8-1 when leading at halftime this season. The Wolverines have not trailed at halftime since a loss to Detroit on Dec. 18.

• Michigan extends its double-figure assist streak to six consecutive games. The Wolverines have failed to reach double figures assists in just two games this season.

• U-M extends its three-point streak to 142 consecutive games. U-M has hit at least one three-pointer in every game in each of the last four seasons.

• Iowa assistant coach Shannon Gage was an assistant coach at Michigan 2005-07.

Veronica Hicks played in her 100th career game today. She becomes one of 15 players in program history to play in at least 100 career games.

• Head coach Kevin Borseth picked up his 500th NCAA win (This includes both NCAA Division I and Division II games) in today's game. Borseth, who has also coached at the community college level, has a record of 500-210 against NCAA opponents.

Courtney Boylan started her second career game in tonight's contest. Boylan, a junior, started one game her freshman season against Southern California.

• U-M wore blue uniforms for the fourth time this season and moves to 2-2 in blue uniforms.

Jenny Ryan was in double figures for the fifth game this season and ninth time in her career. Ryan's 15 points are one shy of her career high.

Courtney Boylan reached double figures for the eighth time with her 18 points today, tying her career high, which she set in her collegiate debut against Kentucky during the 2008-09 season.


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