Feb. 25, 2010
Michigan picks up its first win at Minnesota and its first regular-season sweep of the Gophers since the 2000-01 season. U-M trails the all-time series with Minnesota, 24-29.
Tonight's win gives U-M its third road conference win of the season, the most for the Wolverines since the 2007-08 season. The win improves Michigan's overall road record to 7-8 this season.
Michigan posted its third consecutive game with double-figure assists with 12 helpers in tonight's game. The Wolverines have had double-figure assists in 24 games this season.
U-M shot 42.4 percent in the second half, its best shooting percentage in the second frame this season. The Wolverines also posted eight turnovers for the game and none in the second half. Both are season bests for the Wolverines.
Dayeesha Hollins extended her double-figure scoring streak to six consecutive games with 27 points tonight. She had 13 points in the first half to lead all scorers and posted a new career high. It is her second career 20-or-more point game.
Hollins also posted a perfect night from the free throw line, going 6-of-6 from the charity stripe. She was the lone Wolverine to shoot free throws in the game.
Krista Phillips is now three points away from reaching the 1,000-point mark for her career. She will become U-M's 20th 1,000-point scorer.
Veronica Hicks posted her 19th game in double figures with 12 points. She also tied her career high with four three-pointers.
Courtney Boylan and Kate Thompson had a large contingent of Maize and Blue fans at the game. Thompson's travel program as well as her high school team made the trip to the game and Boylan also had plenty of friends and family in attendance. Coach Borseth also had numerous friends and family at the game as well.