Nov. 2, 2012
Coach Kim Barnes Arico made her coaching debut with the Wolverines.
Michigan started game on an 8-0 run. Brenae Harris made a three-pointer on the very first shot of the game.
Michigan ended the first half on a 29-2 run that lasted 9:23.
Sophomore guard Nicole Elmblad led the Wolverines with 20 points on 8-of-10 (80 percent) shooting, including 2-of-3 (67.7 percent) from behind the arc and 2-of-4 (50 percent) from the free throw line.
Senior guard Jenny Ryan led Michigan with six assists. For the game, the Wolverines dished out 25 assists on 43 field goals made. Ryan also added 13 points and two rebounds.
Senior guard Kate Thompson led the team with 10 rebounds (3 OR, 7 DR) and scored 16 points on 7-of-14 shooting (50 percent). Michigan out-rebounded the Rock, 42-30 (14-12 OR, 28-18 DR). Thompson also added two steals, two assists and one block.
Sophomore guard Brenae Harris scored 16 points on a 7-of-8 shooting night, and she also added three assists and three steals.
Michigan shot 60.6 percent (43-of-71) from the field -- 64.9 percent (24-of-37) in the first half and 55.9 percent (19-of-34) in the second half. U-M shot 57.1 percent (8-of-14) from three-point range -- 57.1 percent (4-of-7) in the first half and 57.1 percent (4-of-7) in the second half.
Michigan outscored Slippery Rock in points in the paint (62-18), points off turnovers (34-2) and bench points (41-6).
The Wolverines won by 71 points (their largest lead of the game), and they never trailed.
Every Michigan player dressed saw game action.