Dec. 9, 2010
Michigan moves to 1-1 against Kansas and 5-16 all-time against Big 12 opponents. This is the second consecutive season that the two teams have met. U-M's win is the first against the Big 12 Conference since it defeated Kansas State in the 1994-95 season.
The Wolverines improve to 3-1 in games played at Crisler Arena. Tonight's game was the first in a series of five straight home games. Additionally, U-M will play six of its next seven games at home throughout December.
Michigan improves to 5-1 on the season when scoring at least 60 points. The Wolverines also improve to 44-2 in the Borseth era when scoring 70 or more points.
U-M extended its three-point shooting streak to 137 consecutive games. Michigan has not been without at least one three-pointer in the Kevin Boreseth era.
Veronica Hicks was in double figures (14 points) for the sixth time this season. Her last double-figure game was at Iowa State on Dec. 5 when she had 10 points. Hicks has posted 41 career games in double figures, as well as in each of U-M's last three games.
Rachel Sheffer set a career high with four assists, eclipsing her previous mark of three, she set against Wake Forest on Dec. 1.
Michigan had four players in double figures in points tonight, with Veronica Hicks leading the way with 14 (Sam Arnold, 12; Nya Jordan, 11; Carmen Reynolds 10). U-M also had four players with double figures against Alcorn State on Nov. 12 and Wake Forest on Dec. 1, and five players in double figures against Xavier on Nov. 15.
The Wolverines' 16 assists mark the seventh time reaching double figures this season in helpers. Michigan's season high in assists is 22; this mark has been reached in three games this season. The last time U-M had 22 assists was on Dec. 1 against Wake Forest.
Michigan head coach Kevin Borseth is four wins away from his 500th NCAA victory, which includes Division I and Division II wins. Borseth has also coached at the community college level.