March 4, 2011
Today's game was the 64th meetings between Illinois and Michigan and the first meeting in the Big Ten Tournament since the 2004 Tournament. The loss snaps U-M's five-game winning streak over Illinois and makes the all-time series 39-25 in favor of Illinois. U-M is 3-2 in all-time in meetings with Illinois in the Big Ten Tournament.
Michigan moves to 4-6 in Big Ten quarterfinal games with today's loss. U-M has reached the quarterfinals in three of Kevin Borseth's four years. The Wolverines have not advanced to the semifinals since 2001.
U-M moves to 6-4 in televised contests on the Big Ten Network this season with today's win. The Wolverines have a 4-2 record in televised games against Big Ten opponents with the lone loss coming to Purdue.
U-M extended its three-point shooting streak to 157 consecutive games. The last time Michigan did not hit a three-pointer in a game was during the 2005-2006 season.
U-M's 12 assists mark the 24th time with 10 or more assists this season. Michigan now holds a 16-8 record when posting double-figure assists.
Michigan moves to 16-2 this season when keeping the rebounding margin to 10 or less. U-M's only losses have been to Northwestern and today's game against Illinois. Kate Thompson posted her 10th game in double figures with 10 points. U-M is 8-3 when Thompson reaches double figures this season.