Dec. 17, 2011
With the win, Michigan improved to 10-2 for the season. The Wolverines are still unbeaten (4-0) at Crisler Arena this season.
The Wolverines move to 6-2 all-time against Indiana State with tonight's win. The last Michigan victory over the Sycamores came on Nov. 22, 1996, by a score of 63-58.
U-M moves to 9-6 all-time against teams currently in the Missouri Valley Conference. Michigan holds a perfect record against one Missouri Valley member -- 2-0 against Illinois State, which is also U-M's next opponent.
With the victory, Kevin Borseth moves to 3-2 all-time versus Indiana State.
Michigan held a 41-18 halftime lead in tonight's game. The Maize and Blue improved to 9-0 on the season when holding the lead at halftime. Additionally, U-M matched a season high, netting 41 first-half points.
U-M extended its three-point shooting streak to 170 consecutive games. The last time Michigan did not hit a three-pointer was during the 2005-06 season.
Overall, Michigan shot 44.4 percent (28-of-63) from the field; 37.8 percent (14-of-37) in the first half and 53.8 percent (14-of-26) in the second half. U-M shot 40.9 percent (9-of-22) from three-point range; 43.8 percent (7-of-16) in the first half and 33.3 percent (2-of-6) in the second half.
Michigan won the rebounding battle 44-28 tonight. U-M has recorded the advantage in the rebounding battle in 6-of-12 games this season.
U-M's defense forced Indiana State into 26 turnovers, leading to 25 points.
Jenny Ryan led the Wolverines with 13 points on 5-of-6 (83 percent) shooting, including 3-of-4 (75 percent) from the three-point line.
Carmen Reynolds recorded nine points and five rebounds in tonight's game. Reynolds now needs 14 points to reach 1,000-point plateau for her career.
Kendra Seto snapped a four-game scoreless streak with five points. Earlier this season, she scored seven points against Washington State on Nov. 25.
Val Driscoll notched her first point of the season. Her career high in points is eight; Driscoll hit that mark against Wake Forest on Dec. 1, 2010.
Brenae Harris set a career high, scoring eight points tonight; Harris had six points earlier this season against Marquette on Nov. 26.
Michigan went with the starting lineup of Courtney Boylan, Nicole Elmblad, Jenny Ryan, Carmen Reynolds and Rachel Sheffer. This was the 12th consecutive game -- every game this season -- U-M began with this combination.