Jan. 15, 2014
Michigan mixed up its starting lineup once again, using the lineup of Nicole Elmblad, Cyesha Goree, Val Driscoll, Siera Thompson and Paige Rakers. It is Michigan's sixth different starting lineup this season.
Paige Rakers earned the first start of her career in tonight's contest. She is the ninth different Wolverine to earn a start this season.
Purdue was the third ranked opponent Michigan has faced this season and the first U-M has beaten.
Siera Thompson has hit at least one three-pointer in all 17 games this season.
Purdue leads the all-time series against Michigan, 49-17, but Michigan has now won back-to-back games at Mackey Arena for the first time ever.
Madison Ristovski tied a career high with three three-pointers. She finished with 17 points off the bench.
Michigan played seven players in tonight's contest, and all seven scored.
Purdue is the fourth opponent this season that Michigan has held to less than 50 points.
U-M is now 12-3 when outrebounding its opponent.
Head coach Kim Barnes Arico is 2-0 against Purdue as the Michigan head coach.
Michigan is now 5-0 following a loss this season.
Cyesha Goree totaled 14 rebounds, her eighth double-figure rebounding game this season.
U-M never trailed in the contest, scoring the game's first eight points.
Val Driscoll totaled four blocks, her sixth game with at least three blocks this season.
Cyesha Goree recorded a career-best four steals.