Dec. 1, 2011
Michigan suffers its first loss of the season and moves to 7-1 overall. U-M also drops its first game in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge and is now 4-1 in the showcase. The 7-1 mark is Kevin Borseth's best start as head coach of the Wolverines. No U-M women's basketball team has started the season 8-0.
Tonight's game was the first meeting between Michigan and Maryland. The Wolverines move to 100-61 when facing teams for the first time.
Michigan's loss evens its all-time record to 10-10 against teams out of the ACC.
Michigan faced its first ranked opponent (No. 6 Maryland) this season and is now 26-140 against teams in the top 25 and 0-8 versus team ranked sixth in the poll.
U-M extended its three-point shooting streak to 166 consecutive games. The last time Michigan did not hit a three-pointer was during the 2005-2006 season.
Overall, Michigan shot 39.7 percent (25-of-63) from the field. U-M shot 42.9 percent (9-of-21) from three-point range and was perfect (6-of-6) from the free throw line for the second time this season.
As a team, U-M posted a season-low seven turnovers, scored 14 points on Maryland turnovers, 11 second-chance points and was scoreless on fast breaks.
Courtney Boylan led the Wolverines for a third consecutive game in scoring with 17 points on 7-of-16 shooting while hauling in five rebounds. She has tallied double figures in scoring in all eight games this season.
Jenny Ryan led U-M with seven rebounds, matching her seven points on the night. Ryan has led Michigan on the boards in four games.
Carmen Reynolds posted 15 points (5-of-10) and hit all her points from behind the arc (5-of-9) in tonight's game. Reynolds now needs 29 points for 1,000 for her career.
Rachel Sheffer scored 14 points (5-of-13) to go along with one rebound and has scored in double figures in 10 of the last 14 games dating back to last season.
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