Michigan vs. Ohio State: Recap and Stats

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Michigan vs. Ohio State: Recap and Stats
(15) Michigan 53
(16-1, 2-1 away)
(15) Ohio State 56
(13-3, 11-1 home)
Venue: Value City Arena
1:30PM ET / 10:30AM PT, January 13, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Michigan 22 31 53
Ohio State 34 22 56
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Michigan T Burke 18 M McGary 5 T Burke 7
Ohio State D Thomas 20 D Thomas 6 A Craft 4

On Sunday, January 13th, No. 15 Ohio State upset No. 2 Michigan 56-53 in conference action. With the win, the Buckeyes improve their record to 1-3 versus AP-Ranked teams this season. Deshaun Thomas guided the Buckeyes and got a game-high 20 points and four rebounds. Amir Williams had six points and added four rebounds. For the Wolverines, Trey Burke got a team-high 15 points and four rebounds. The next game will be on Saturday, January 19th when Ohio State (12-3, 3-1 Big Ten) travels to 22nd-ranked Michigan State (13-3, 2-1 Big Ten).

Ohio State Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:03 left to go.
  • Ohio State started 13-3 during the 2008, 2006, 1999, and 1998 seasons (since 1996).
  • OSU beat the spread by 1.5 points. That makes the 7th time this season the Buckeyes have beaten the spread.
  • Prior to this game, OSU played 62 Top 25 opponents in the last 5 seasons with a record of 27-35.
  • OSU has won 100% of the time this season (6-0) when opponents record 53 or fewer total points.
  • OSU has won 100% of the time this season (9-0) after holding an opponent to under 38.3% field goal percentage.
  • This season Ohio State has won 89% of the time (8-1) when Deshaun Thomas has 20 points or more, 71% of the time (5-2) when Lenzelle Smith Jr. plays 30 minutes or more, and 100% of the time (5-0) when Sam Thompson has 4 field goals made or more.
  • OSU set a season low for rebounds.
  • This is the 11th game at home this season--OSU has a 23.7 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Lenzelle Smith Jr. recorded a team season high in defensive rebounds with 10.
  • Deshaun Thomas accounted for 35.7% of the team's points.
  • Lenzelle Smith Jr. accounted for 33.3% of the team's rebounds.
  • Deshaun Thomas has led the team in scoring in 13 out of 16 games this season.
  • Lenzelle Smith Jr. has led the team in rebounding in 5 out of 16 games this season.
  • This marks the 21st 20-point game of Deshaun Thomas's career.
  • Deshaun Thomas has 4 straight 20+ point games.
  • Lenzelle Smith Jr. recorded the 3rd double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Lenzelle Smith Jr. had a career high with 10 defensive rebounds.

Michigan Game Notes

  • Michigan lost and did not cover the spread.
  • The top two scorers (Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr) accounted for 50.9% of the points.
  • Trey Burke has led the team in scoring 9 times in 17 games this season.
  • Jordan Morgan has led the team in rebounding 7 times in 17 games this season.
  • Tim Hardaway Jr has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Trey Burke has 17 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jordan Morgan set a career high with a 100% field goal percentage.
MICH PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATrey Burke371544124
BMitch McGary18631021
BTim Hardaway Jr401251111
BSpike Albrecht11710100
C+G. Robinson III38812102
CJordan Morgan22560002
DNik Stauskas23040002
-Caris LeVert9000001
OSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADeshaun Thomas372041101
AAmir Williams11640010
BAaron Craft37934102
BEvan Ravenel29630110
B-Sam Thompson33941202
CL. Smith Jr.304101014
CShannon Scott20214013
-LaQuinton Ross3010000

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