Postgame Notes: Michigan 68, #24 Boston College 55


Dec. 22, 2010

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• 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.

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