Postgame Notes: Michigan 51, Seton Hall 47


Nov. 20, 2011

Recap |  Box Score

• With the win, Michigan improves to 4-0 on the season, including a 2-0 mark in road games. The marks the best start under head coach Kevin Borseth.

• Today's game was the third meeting between Michigan and Seton Hall and the first since the 2003-04 season. The win is U-M's first since a 59-41 win on Dec. 14, 2001 at Crisler Arena.

• The Wolverines move to 30-20 all-time when facing teams currently in the Big East Conference This was U-M's first game against a team from the Big East since falling to Marquette during the 2010-11 season.

• The Maize and Blue held the Pirates to a season-low 47 points. During the Borseth era Michigan is now 17-2 when holding an opponent between 40-49 points. The last time U-M held an opponent to fewer than 50 points was against Purdue on Jan. 23, 2011.

• U-M extended its three-point shooting streak to 162 consecutive games. Michigan has not been without at least one three-pointer in the Kevin Borseth era.

Rachel Sheffer led the Wolverines with 18 points on 3-of-6 shooting from the floor and 12-of-14 from the free throw line.

Courtney Boylan led U-M with nine rebounds, which breaks her career high. Nya Jordan added eight rebounds, also a career high.

• Michigan won the rebounding battle, 42-34. Michigan was 16-3 last season when keeping the rebounding margin to 10 or less.

• Michigan shot 26.5 percent (13-of-49) from the field, 13.6 percent (3-of-22) from three-point range and 78.6 percent (22-of-28) from the free throw line. The 22 made free throws are a season high.

Kendra Seto came off the bench to set a career high for points scored with nine, eclipsing her previous high of two points against Florida Atlantic on Nov. 14, 2011.

• For the fourth consecutive game, Michigan went with the starting lineup of Courtney Boylan, Nicole Elmblad, Jenny Ryan, Carmen Reynolds and Rachel Sheffer.

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