Postgame Notes: Michigan 56, Illinois State 45

Dec. 5, 2012

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• Michigan used the starting lineup of Jenny Ryan, Nicole Elmblad, Kate Thompson, Nya Jordan and Rachel Sheffer for the third consecutive game. Michigan is 2-1 when using this starting lineup.

• U-M leads the all-time series against Illinois State, 4-0.

• The Wolverines are 2-1 now on the road this season.

• U-M wore its blue road uniforms for the third time this season.

• Michigan led 23-21 at the half and is 6-0 when leading at the break.

• The Wolverines out-rebounded the Redbirds, 42-24, their largest margin of the season (18).

Nicole Elmblad grabbed 10 rebounds, setting a new career high. Her previous was nine, which she accomplished twice this season.

Jenny Ryan recorded her fourth game of the season with at least five assists. She now has 29 in her career.

Kate Thompson and Rachel Sheffer each recorded their eighth games of the season with at least 10 points.

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