Postgame Notes: Michigan 61, Detroit 51
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Dec. 8, 2011

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• With the win, Michigan improves to 9-1 for the season. The Wolverines now hold a (3-1) mark in true road games on the season.

• The Wolverines move to 10-12 all-time against Detroit Mercy with tonight's win. The last Michigan victory over the Titans came on Dec. 19, 2009, by a score of 65-51.

• U-M moves to 20-19 all-time against teams currently in the Horizon League. Michigan holds a perfect record against three Horizon League members -- 2-0 against Loyola (Ill.), 1-0 against Wisconsin-Green Bay and 3-0 against Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

• U-M extends its three-point shooting streak to 168 consecutive games. Michigan has not been without at least one three-pointer in the Kevin Borseth era.

Kevin Borseth moves to 21-2 all time versus Detroit Mercy and a 2-1 record as the head coach at Michigan against the Titans.

• Michigan held a 34-21 halftime lead in tonight's game. The Maize and Blue improved to 8-0 on the season when holding the lead at halftime.

• Michigan shot 43 percent (24-of-56) from the field, 35 percent (8-of-23) from three-point range and 83 percent (5-of-6) from the free throw line.

• The Wolverines matched a season high for assists with 18. U-M also recorded 18 assists earlier this season against Washington State.

Kate Thompson scored 16 points to lead Michigan's offensive unit for the second time this season, shooting 6-of-12 from the field and 3-of-8 from three-point range. Additionally, Thompson has now led the reserves in scoring in 9-of-10 games this season.

• Junior Jenny Ryan posted a career and game high with 11 assists. This mark eclipsed her previous high of eight, which she posted against Washington State on Nov. 25, 2011.

• Senior Carmen Reynolds recorded three points and five rebounds in tonight's game. Reynolds now needs 23 points to reach 1,000-point plateau for her career.

• Detroit native Nya Jordan returned home and posted four points and three rebounds. Jordan is an alum of Detroit Community High School.

• Michigan went with the starting lineup of Courtney Boylan, Nicole Elmblad, Jenny Ryan, Carmen Reynolds and Rachel Sheffer. This was the 10th consecutive game U-M began with this combination.


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