Postgame Notes: Wisconsin 66, Michigan 60
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Jan. 30, 2012

Recap |  Box Score

• With the 66-60 setback tonight, Michigan fell to 16-6 on the season, including 5-4 overall for Big Ten Conference play. The Wolverines now hold a 5-5 mark in true road games this season.

• Tonight's matchup was the 59th meeting between Michigan and Wisconsin. The Wolverines now hold a 20-39 all-time record in the series. Michigan's last win against the Badgers came on Feb. 19, 2011 (68-66).

• Michigan trailed 26-16 at halftime in tonight's game. The Maize and Blue fell to 1-4 on the season in games it trailed at the half.

• Monday's matchup marked the first and only meeting between Michigan and Wisconsin this regular season.

• With the loss, Kevin Borseth moved to 5-9 all-time against Wisconsin.

• U-M stretched its three-point shooting streak to 180 consecutive games. The last time Michigan did not hit a three-pointer was during the 2005-06 season.

• Overall, Michigan shot 37.9 percent (22-of-58) from the field; 23 percent (6-of-26) in the first half and 50 percent (16-of-32) in the second half. U-M shot 24 percent (6-of-25) from three-point range; seven percent (1-of-13) in the first half and 41.7 percent (5-of-12) in the second half.

• U-M's defense forced Wisconsin into 14 turnovers, leading to 16 points. Michigan is 7-5 this season when its opponent commits less than 15 turnovers.

Rachel Sheffer led the Wolverines with her first career double-double with 20 points on 8-of-16 shooting while also collecting a career-high 10 rebounds. Sheffer has now posted double figures in 15-of-22 games on the season.

• Senior Carmen Reynolds' second-half three-pointer broke the school record for three-point field goals made; she has now made 183.

• Junior Jenny Ryan recorded five points, four rebounds and a steal, giving her 200 career steals.

• Junior Kate Thompson contributed 11 points on 4-of-8 shooting. Thompson has led U-M's reserves in scoring in 16-of-22 games this season.

• For the seventh consecutive game, Michigan went with the starting lineup of Courtney Boylan, Nya Jordan, Jenny Ryan, Carmen Reynolds and Rachel Sheffer.


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