Nov. 9, 2012
Today's game marked the first regulars-season game on the Michigan sideline for head coach Kim Barnes Arico. She is the sixth U-M coach to win their debut game.
Kate Thompson made the first start of her career. She had come off the bench in her 85 career appearances prior to tonight. She tied her career high with 18 points.
Brenae Harris also made the first start of her career. She scored a career-best 11 points, marking her first double-figure scoring game. Her previous high was eight points against Indiana State on Dec. 17, 2011.
Madison Ristovski made her Michigan debut at the 13:55 mark of the first half. She scored two points on a pair of free throws with 24 seconds remaining in the contest.
Rachel Sheffer recorded the third double-double of her career, scoring 16 points and tying her career high with 13 rebounds.
Jenny Ryan scored a career-high 18 points. Her previous best was 16 against Indiana State on Nov. 2, 2010.
Nicole Elmblad played a career-best 40 minutes. Her previous high was 35 against Michigan State on Feb. 5, 2012. She tied her career high with three steals.
With the win, Michigan now only trails by one in the all-time series with Detroit, 12-11.
Jenny Ryan had six assists, the 26th time in her career she has had at least five helpers.
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