Postgame Notes: Michigan 72, Harvard 61

Nov. 23, 2012

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• For the fifth consecutive game, Michigan used the starting lineup of Brenae Harris, Jenny Ryan, Kate Thompson, Nicole Elmblad and Rachel Sheffer.

• Michigan wore its white uniforms at home for the third time this season.

Kate Thompson tied a school record with six three-point field goals made. She tied Molly Murray (March 1, 1996 vs. Northwestern) and Carmen Reynolds (March 28, 2010 vs. Syracuse) for the mark.

Kate Thompson scored a career-best 24 points, improving upon her previous best of 19 scored against Seton Hall on Monday night (Nov. 19). She is the first Wolverine to score 20 points this season.

Rachel Sheffer scored in double figures for the fifth time this season. She is the only Wolverine to reach double digits in all five games. It was her 46th career game in double figures.

• Michigan tied a season high with 72 points. U-M scored 72 against Seton Hall on Monday (Nov. 19).

• The Wolverines committed a season-low seven turnovers.

Jenny Ryan had four steals in the contest, the 34th time in her career she has had at least three in a game. It was her second four-steal game of the season (at Xavier, Nov. 12). She now has 237 for her career, putting her third on the school's all-time list.

• U-M shot at least 50 percent from the floor for the third time this season. U-M shot 53.8 percent (28-for-53) against Seton Hall (Nov. 19), 50 percent today against Harvard (28-for-56) and 50 percent (25-for-50) against Detroit (Nov. 9). U-M is 3-0 when shooting at least 50 percent.

• U-M shot 52.9 percent (9-for-17) from three-point range, a season best.

• Michigan is 4-0 this season in games it led at halftime.

• Michigan and Harvard met for the first time in program history in today's contest. The Crimson are one of two first-time opponents for U-M this season.

• U-M overcame a seven-point deficit, its largest overcome this season in a win.

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