Postgame Notes: #11 Michigan State 63, Michigan 56
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Jan. 9, 2011

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• Today's game was the 71st meeting between the Wolverines and Spartans. Michigan State now has a 53-18 series advantage, with U-M's last victory coming on Jan. 13, 2008.

• Today's game set an attendance record for a Michigan women's basketball game with 5,991 in attendance. U-M's previous record was 5,926 set on Jan. 31, 2010, against Penn State.

• U-M extends its three-point streak to 144 consecutive games. U-M has hit at least one three-pointer in every game in each of the last four seasons.

• U-M forced 22 Spartan turnovers in today's game, marking the fourth time this season a Michigan opponent has committed 20 or more turnovers. The last time this happened was against Boston College on Dec. 22.

• The Wolverines' seven assists snap its double-figure assist streak at seven consecutive games. The Wolverines have failed to reach double figures in assists in only three games this season.

• Michigan moves to 0-5 when scoring less than 60 points this season. U-M is 9-2 when reaching 60 or more points.

Rachel Sheffer had eight rebounds, breaking her career high. Her previous career high was five against New Mexico State on Dec. 13. Additionally, Sheffer was in double figures for the sixth game this season and seventh time in her career.

Veronica Hicks recorded her second 20-point game of the season and fifth of her career. Hicks' 20 points led the Wolverines in scoring, which marks the sixth time she has been U-M's leading scorer this season.

Carmen Reynolds posted her seventh game in double figures with her 13 points. It was her fourth game in double figures in U-M's last five games.

• U-M welcomed back women's basketball alumnae at today's game. Twenty-Four former players made the return trip and were recognized during the game.


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