Michigan vs. Illinois: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Michigan vs. Illinois: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
(2) Michigan 74
(19-1, 4-1 away)
Illinois 60
(15-6, 11-4 home)
Venue: Assembly Hall (IL)
6:00PM ET / 3:00PM PT, January 27, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Michigan 35 39 74
Illinois 27 33 60
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Michigan T Burke 19 M McGary 8 T Burke 5
Illinois B Paul 15 N Egwu 10 T Abrams 3

On Sunday, Jan. 27, No. 2 Michigan took on Illinois and got a road win against the Fighting Illini 74-60 in Big Ten play. Glenn Robinson III played brilliantly for the Wolverines and put up 12 points and seven rebounds. Trey Burke had a game-high 19 points and added five rebounds (5 Ast 3 Stl). D.J. Richardson finished with 12 points and seven rebounds for the Fighting Illini. This makes three wins in a row for the Wolverines. Michigan (19-1, 6-1 Big Ten) takes on Northwestern (12-9, 3-5 Big Ten) on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at home.

Michigan Game Notes

  • The win over Illinois extended the Michigan winning streak to three games.
  • Michigan beat the spread by eight points. That makes the 12th time this season the Wolverines have beaten the spread.
  • Trey Burke recorded a team season high in field goals attempted with 19.
  • The top two scorers (Trey Burke and Nik Stauskas) accounted for 44.5 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III) accounted for 42.8 percent of the rebounds.
  • Trey Burke has led the team in scoring in 11 out of 20 games this season.
  • Mitch McGary has led the team in rebounding in five out of 20 games this season.
  • Tim Hardaway Jr has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • Trey Burke has 20 straight double-digit point games.
  • Nik Stauskas has three straight double-digit point games.

Illinois Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Brandon Paul and D.J. Richardson) accounted for 45.0 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Nnanna Egwu and D.J. Richardson) accounted for 47.2 percent of the rebounds.
  • Brandon Paul has led the team in scoring 15 times in 21 games this season.
  • Nnanna Egwu has led the team in rebounding seven times in 21 games this season.
  • Brandon Paul has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Nnanna Egwu recorded the second double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Nnanna Egwu set a career high with 10 rebounds.
MICH PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AG. Robinson III381272100
ATrey Burke371955303
ANik Stauskas341422010
ATim Hardaway Jr381232312
AMitch McGary16680002
BJon Horford17741103
B-Max Bielfeldt6420101
-Caris LeVert8011000
-Spike Albrecht4000000
Illini PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BD.J. Richardson381271202
BBrandon Paul341542115
BNnanna Egwu316100000
B-Tracy Abrams321033102
C+Tyler Griffey14420100
C+Sam McLaurin22760004
CJoseph Bertrand19411101
C-Myke Henry10210101

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