Jan. 23, 2011
Today's game was the 63rd meeting between the Wolverines and Boilermakers. With the victory, Michigan moves to 15-48 against Purdue and has won three straight home games against the Boilermakers. The victory is U-M's first over Purdue since a 64-63 win on Feb. 28, 2010.
Michigan won for the first time this season when scoring less than 60 points. U-M moves to 1-5 on the season when scoring less than 60 points.
The Wolverines improve to 8-3 overall and 3-1 in Big Ten action in games played at Crisler Arena. U-M has four Big Ten games remaining at home this season.
U-M was tied at the half for the first time this season. Michigan holds a 10-2 record this season when leading at the halftime break.
U-M forced 20 Purdue turnovers in today's game, marking the fifth time this season a Michigan opponent has committed 20 or more turnovers. The last time this happened was against Michigan State on Jan. 9.
Michigan has committed fewer than 10 turnovers in four of its last five games. When U-M has fewer than 10 turnovers, it is 10-3 on the season.
U-M extended its three-point shooting streak to 147 consecutive games. Michigan has not been without at least one three-pointer in the Kevin Boreseth era.
The Wolverines' 11 assists mark the 16th time with 10 or more assists this season. Michigan now holds a 12-4 record when posting double-figure assists.
Carmen Reynolds was in double figures (11 points) for the sixth time in U-M's last eight games.
Rachel Sheffer (11 points) posted her eighth game this season and ninth of her career in double figures.
Sam Arnold led the team in scoring with 13 points. She was three points shy of her career high of 16 points, which she recorded on Nov. 27, 2009 against Stephen F. Austin.
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