Dec. 5, 2013
Michigan was without its leading scorer, Shannon Smith, for the second straight game. Smith was injured in the contest against Texas Tech (Nov. 29).
Cyesha Goree scored a career-best 20 points, the first 20-point game of her career.
Danielle Williams scored the first points of her career on a three-pointer with 1:34 left in the first half.
Val Driscoll scored a career-high 12 points, the first double-digit scoring game of her career.
The all-time series between Michigan and Virginia is now tied at 2-2.
Michigan is now 5-2 all-time in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. It is U-M's first win in the Challenge since the 2011-12 season.
U-M is the only Big Ten team with five wins in the Challenge.
Madison Ristovski dished out a career-best nine assists.
Michigan shot 53.8 percent from the floor in tonight's game, the third game over 50 percent for Michigan this season.
Michigan recorded 21 assists in the contest, its fifth game this season with at least 20.
U-M is now 4-1 when four players score in double figures.
Michigan is now 3-0 in true road games this season.
Tonight's game is the final road contest for Michigan in the 2013 calendar year.
Paige Rakers has hit at least one three-pointer in eight of nine games this season.
With four blocks tonight, Val Driscoll has totaled 10 in the last two games.
Michigan is now 6-2 when outrebounding its opponent. U-M has not been outrebounded since the opening game of the season.
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