Michigan vs. Minnesota: Full Game Preview

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Michigan vs. Minnesota: Full Game Preview
(9) Michigan
(16-1, 2-1 away)
(9) Minnesota
(15-2, 12-1 home)
Venue: Williams Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 17, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Michigan T Burke 18.0 M McGary 5.9 T Burke 7.1
Minnesota A Hollins 14.4 T Mbakwe 8.1 A Hollins 3.6

In their last game, Andre Hollins put up 25 points in the Golden Gophers 88-81 loss to Indiana on January 12th. A crucial part of the team, he leads the way with 14.4 points per game and 3.6 assists per game. For the Wolverines, Trey Burke finished with 15 points in the 56-53 loss to Ohio State on January 13th. He contributes a team-leading 18.0 points per game, 7.1 assists per game, and 1.2 steals per game. Michigan sits near the top of the conference standings in the following categories: effective field goal percentage at 58.1, defensive rebounding percentage at 75.8, and turnover percentage at 14.8.

Michigan StatSmack

  • The Minnesota steals leader (Austin Hollins) has more steals than the Michigan steals leader (Trey Burke).
  • Andre Hollins is ranked 8th in the Big Ten in points, 8th in the Big Ten in three-pointers, and 9th in the Big Ten in assists.
  • Trevor Mbakwe is ranked 2nd in the Big Ten in rebounds and 5th in the Big Ten in blocks.
  • Minnesota has a better overall winning percentage over the last 5 years (0.636 to 0.631).
  • The Minnesota blocks leader (Rodney Williams) has more blocks than the Michigan blocks leader (Tim Hardaway Jr).
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Minnesota currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (954 to 1000) than Michigan, per the NCAA.
  • The Minnesota rebounding leader (Trevor Mbakwe) has more rebounds than the Michigan rebounding leader (Glenn Robinson III).
  • How does our back look? Minnesota is ranked higher than Michigan in the Big Ten (#1 vs #3).
  • Minnesota has a much lower in-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Michigan ($20,977 vs $23,019).
  • We're so much better than you, we get lazy. Minnesota has come back to win after being down at half against Michigan 6 times since 1996.
  • Minnesota players are more experienced than Michigan players (13,144 minutes played vs 9,502 minutes played).
MICH Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A+ Trey Burke 33 18 3 7 1 0 2
A- Tim Hardaway Jr 33 16 5 3 1 0 2
A- G. Robinson III 32 12 6 1 1 0 1
B+ Nik Stauskas 30 13 3 1 0 0 1
B- Mitch McGary 16 5 6 0 1 1 1
B- Jordan Morgan 21 7 5 0 1 0 1
C Caris LeVert 13 3 1 1 0 0 0
C Max Bielfeldt 6 2 2 0 0 0 0
C- Spike Albrecht 8 2 1 1 0 0 0
C- Jon Horford 8 2 2 0 0 0 0
D+ Blake McLimans 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Matt Vogrich 8 1 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Eso Akunne 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Corey Person 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
D J. Bartelstein 2 0 0 1 1 0 0
MINN Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B+ Rodney Williams 29 12 6 2 1 1 2
B+ Andre Hollins 28 14 3 4 1 1 2
B Austin Hollins 29 11 4 3 2 1 1
B Trevor Mbakwe 21 10 8 1 1 1 2
B Joe Coleman 27 11 4 2 2 1 2
C Julian Welch 14 3 2 2 1 0 1
C Eliott Eliason 14 2 4 1 0 1 1
C Wally Ellenson 8 3 2 0 0 0 0
C M. Ahanmisi 11 4 1 1 0 0 1
C- Oto Osenieks 10 3 2 1 0 0 0
C- Andre Ingram 10 2 2 0 1 0 1
C- Maurice Walker 8 3 2 0 0 0 1
D Kendal Shell 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Chris Halvorsen 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
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