Postgame Notes: Michigan 70, Michigan State 69
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Feb. 16, 2013

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• Michigan used the starting lineup of Nya Jordan, Kate Thompson, Rachel Sheffer, Jenny Ryan and Nicole Elmblad for the 19th straight game.

• The Wolverines snapped a 12-game losing streak to Michigan State, bringing their all-time record to 16-61 against the Spartans.

• Head coach Kim Barnes Arico moved her Michigan record to 19-6. The 19 wins ties the highest total by a first-year head coach in Michigan history.

• The Wolverines wore white throwback uniforms made by adidas that pay tribute to the opening of Crisler Arena in 1968. The uniforms are identical to the ones worn by the men's team in 1968.

Nya Jordan played in her 100th game today against Michigan State. All five members of Michigan's senior class have seen action in at least 100 games.

Kate Thompson moved into second place in Michigan history with 183 three-pointers made. She trails Carmen Reynolds, who has 205 career three-pointers. Thompson was 4-for-7 from beyond the arc against the Spartans.

Jenny Ryan scored a career-high 24 points. She also added five assists and a game-high eight rebounds. It was the second 20-point game of her career.

Nya Jordan hit her 400th career field goal in today's game. She scored 12 points on 6-9 shooting and grabbed seven rebounds against Michigan State. Jordan hit a layup with 33.9 seconds remaining to put U-M up three points.

• Scoring 20 points on 7-12 shooting, this marked Kate Thompson's seventh straight game scoring in double figures. She has scored at least 20 points in six games this season, and has hit at least three three-pointers for the 19th time this season.

Jenny Ryan and Kate Thompson each scored her 900th point as a Wolverine today against Michigan State.

Nya Jordan has gone four straight games scoring in double figures for the first time in her career.

• Michigan is 3-5 this season in games it trailed at halftime.

• U-M dominated down low against the Spartans, outscoring them 36-18 in the painted area.

• Michigan is 6-4 when getting outrebounded. U-M grabbed 27 boards to Michigan State's 32.


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