Jan. 21, 2010
The Wolverines move to 47-6 all-time against the Buckeyes and drop their seventh consecutive home game to the Buckeyes. Michigan also has its losing streak reach three games, the second three-game skid this season.
Michigan has dropped both games to Ohio State by a combined five points. It is the closest regular-season series or game the Wolverines have played with the Buckeyes since the 2003-04 season when U-M dropped a 51-49 contest in the lone meeting between the squads.
Freshman forward Nya Jordan made her fifth consecutive appearance in tonight's contest. She tied a career high with six points and played a career-best 20 minutes.
The Wolverines, who have been outrebounded in each of the last two games, outrebounded the Buckeyes, 43-39. It is the second ranked opponent Michigan has outrebounded this season. The Wolverines also outrebounded Xavier, 35-29.
Michigan had a better shooting percentage than the Buckeyes in both games between the two teams this season, shooting 49.1 percent (26-of-53) in Columbus and 37.9 percent (22-of-58) in tonight's game.
Senior center Krista Phillips posted her third game in double-figure rebounds with 13 boards. Her 13 rebounds tied her career high, which she has set three times in her career.
Freshman guard Jenny Ryan led the Wolverines in assists with five in tonight's game. It is her fourth game this season with five or more assists. Freshman guard Dayeesha Hollins was in double figures for the 14th game this season with her 11 points. She has been in double figures in eight of Michigan's last 10 games.
Sophomore forward Carmen Reynolds was in double figures for the sixth consecutive game and for the 13th time this season with her 20 points in tonight's contest. Her 20 points tie her career high.
The Wolverines only had two players in double figures in tonight's game. It is only the third game this season that the Wolverines have had less than three players in double figures.