March 7, 2013
Box Score |
All nine Wolverines that saw playing time scored four or more points in the contest.
Senior guard Kate Thompson finished the contest with eight points, four rebounds and two assists. Her only field goals came on a pair of second-half three-pointers.
With two three-pointers, Kate Thompson tied for second place in Big Ten history with 106 made threes this season. She is currently tied with Ohio State's Caity Matter (2002-03).
Sophomore guard Brenae Harris scored a career-best four points, tallying a pair of layups in the first half. Her previous best was three points against Ohio State in last year's Big Ten quarterfinals.
Freshman guard Madison Ristovski tallied her first career Big Ten Tournament points. Ristovski scored a layup on a fast break in the first half and added a jumper and one free throw in the second half to finish with five points.
Sophomore Cyesha Goree tallied her first career conference tournament points, netting four points and one rebound in the final few minutes.
Michigan outscored Indiana in the paint, 32-0, including a 22-6 margin in the first half.
The Wolverines out-rebounded the Hoosiers, 45-30, for the game. U-M held a 23-16 edge in the opening half.
U-M had a 19 assists compared to eight turnovers.
Michigan used the starting lineup of Jenny Ryan, Kate Thompson, Nicole Elmblad, Nya Jordan and Rachel Sheffer for the 23rd time this season.
With a start in today's game, Jenny Ryan tied the program mark for games played in a career at 127. She is tied with Krista Phillips (2007-10). Ryan has started 126 times in her career.
Ryan scored five points and added three assists.
With the victory, Michigan is now 1-3 against Indiana in the Big Ten Tournament.
U-M has won seven straight games over Indiana.
The Wolverines are 11-18 all-time in the Big Ten Tournament.
Michigan wore its maize uniforms for the eighth time this season.