Dec. 22, 2010
Michigan moves to 3-0 against Boston College and picks up its first win of the season against a ranked opponent. In each of U-M's last two seasons, it has defeated at least two ranked opponents, including wins over top-10 opponents in each of the last two seasons. Boston College was U-M's fourth ranked opponent this season.
U-M defeats a previously undefeated team for the second time this season. The Wolverines also handed Kansas its first loss of the season at Crisler Arena on Dec. 9.
The Wolverines held Boston College to just 55 points, well under the Eagles' season average of 90.5 points per game.
Michigan extends its double-figure assists streak to four consecutive games and 10 games this season with 17 assists in tonight's contest.
The Wolverines three-point field goal streak is also still intact; U-M has made at least one three-pointer in the last 140 consecutive games. U-M has hit at least one three-pointer in every game in the Kevin Borseth era.
Michigan moves to 2-1 in televised games on the Big Ten Network this season. The win also gives U-M its 15th win in a game televised on the Big Ten Network.
U-M moves to 7-1 when scoring at least 60 points this season. When Michigan fails to reach the 60-point mark, the Wolverines are 0-4.
U-M's 33-31 halftime lead is the first lead its had against a ranked opponent this season. Prior to today's game, Michigan had taken on three ranked opponents this season, including two ranked in the top 10 in Xavier and Texas A&M.
Rachel Sheffer was in double figures for the fifth time this season with a career-best 19 points.
Jenny Ryan posted 11 rebounds in tonight's game for her first game this season with double-figure rebounds. Her career high is 13 rebounds set last season against Detroit.
Today was sophomore guard Jenny Ryan's 20th birthday. Ryan's is the first birthday that U-M has had on a game day this season. Last season, the Wolverines played Ball State on Veronica Hicks' birthday on Nov. 13.