March 2, 2012
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With the 57-48 defeat, Michigan falls to 20-11 overall. The game also marked the first time the Wolverines and Ohio State played in the Big Ten Tournament.
With the loss, Michigan fell to 10-18 overall in Big Ten Tournament play.
Today's game was the 57th meeting between Michigan and Ohio State, with U-M falling to 9-48 all-time against the Buckeyes.
Friday's matchup marked the second meeting between Michigan and Ohio State this season. The Wolverines beat the Buckeyes at home, 73-62, on Jan. 7.
U-M stretched its three-point shooting streak to 189 consecutive games. The last time Michigan did not hit a three-pointer was during the 2005-06 season.
Michigan trailed by a score of 25-22 at halftime of today's game. The Wolverines are now 1-8 on the season in games they trail at the break.
With the loss, Kevin Borseth moved to 4-7 all-time against Ohio State, which includes a 3-6 all-time mark as the head coach at U-M.
U-M's defense forced Ohio State into 21 turnovers, leading to 19 points. Michigan has now forced 20 or more turnovers in seven games.
Michigan lost the rebounding battle 45-32. The Wolverines are now 10-10 this season when trailing opponents in rebounds.
Two Wolverines scored in double figures today: Carmen Reynolds (14) and Courtney Boylan (10).
Senior Carmen Reynolds led the Wolverines with 14 points on 5-of-13 shooting, including 3-of-4 from the free throw line. Reynolds also notched a season-high six rebounds; her previous high was five against Indiana State on Dec. 17, 2011.
Senior Courtney Boylan recorded 10 points on 4-of-11 shooting and has scored in double digits in 25-of-30 games this season. Boylan also contributed a team-high five assists.
Junior Jenny Ryan had a team-high eight rebounds and game-high five steals.
Freshman Brenae Harris connected her first collegiate three-point basket during Michigan's 10-0 run in the second half.
For the 16th straight game, Michigan went with the starting lineup of Courtney Boylan, Nya Jordan, Jenny Ryan, Carmen Reynolds and Rachel Sheffer.