Feb. 24, 2011
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Tonight's game was the 55th meeting between the Wolverines and Golden Gophers. Minnesota now has a 31-24 series advantage, with U-M's last victory coming on Feb. 25, 2010.
Tonight's game was the first U-M overtime game since Feb. 18, 2010, which was a loss to Penn State. Michigan last won in overtime Dec. 10, 2008, against Notre Dame.
The game was U-M's first double-overtime game since an 86-81 win over Louisiana State during the 2001-02 season and the first women's double-overtime game ever played at Crisler Arena.
U-M extended its three-point shooting streak to 155 consecutive games. The last time Michigan did not hit a three-pointer was during the 2005-2006 season.
The Wolverines move to 10-5 overall and 5-3 in Big Ten action in games played at Crisler Arena.
The Wolverines' 16 assists mark the 22nd time with 10 or more assists this season. Michigan now holds a 15-7 record when posting double-figure assists. Michigan has failed to reach double figures in only four games this season.
Veronica Hicks led the team in scoring for the 10th time this season with 14 points. Additionally, Hicks has been in double figures in 17 games this season.
Five Wolverines were in double figures for scoring in the game tonight: Hicks (14), Sam Arnold (14), Rachel Sheffer (13), Carmen Reynolds (10) and Courtney Boylan (10). U-M last had five players in double-figure scoring against Indiana on Feb. 16.
Tonight was Senior Night for Veronica Hicks. Hicks is a three-year starter and has seen action in 113 career games with 91 career starts. Additionally, on Feb. 13 against Michigan State, she became U-M's 21st 1,000-point scorer. The Wolverines held a postgame celebration honoring Hicks.