Postgame Notes: Michigan 82, Niagara 44

Dec. 29, 2012

Recap |  Box Score

• Michigan used the starting lineup of Jenny Ryan, Rachel Sheffer, Nicole Elmblad, Kate Thompson and Nya Jordan for the seventh straight game. U-M is 6-1 with this lineup.

• Michigan won its sixth straight game, its longest winning streak of the season.

• All nine Wolverines who were dressed scored.

Cyesha Goree had a career-high four points.

• Today's game was the first between Michigan and Niagara.

Kate Thompson hit five three-pointers in the contest, her 11th game this season with at least three three-pointers.

Kate Thompson scored in double figures for the 12th time this season and the 10th straight game. It was her third 20-point game of the season.

Jenny Ryan had a season-high eight assists, her third straight game with at least seven helpers. She now has 384 in her career, putting her fifth on the all-time list.

• U-M scored a season-high 82 points. It was the first time Michigan has surpassed the 80-point plateau since scoring 88 against Indiana on Feb. 16, 2011.

• Michigan has held five straight opponents (Illinois State, Eastern Michigan, Western Michigan, Valparaiso and Niagara) to under 50 points.

Nicole Elmblad tied a career-high nine points. She also had nine against Harvard earlier this season (Nov. 23).

• Michigan went undefeated in December (6-0) for the first time since the 1998-99 season.

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