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

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Illinois vs. Michigan: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Illinois 58
(20-9, 6-4 away)
(7) Michigan 71
(23-4, 19-0 home)
Venue: Crisler Arena
1:00PM ET / 10:00AM PT, February 24, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Illinois 31 27 58
Michigan 28 43 71
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Illinois T Abrams 10 T Abrams 5 D Richardson 4
Michigan T Burke 26 T Hardaway Jr 7 T Burke 8

No. 7 Michigan squared off with Illinois on Sunday, Feb. 24 and defeated the Fighting Illini 71-58 in Big Ten action. With a record of 2-0, the Wolverines stay undefeated against Illinois this season. The Wolverines were led by Trey Burke, who put up a game-high 26 points and eight assists. Tim Hardaway Jr had 13 points and added seven rebounds. For the Fighting Illini, Nnanna Egwu got nine points and five rebounds. Michigan (23-4, 10-4 Big Ten) gets Penn State (8-18, 0-14 Big Ten) on the road on Wednesday, Feb. 27.

Michigan Game Notes

  • Michigan beat the spread by three points. That makes the 14th time this season the Wolverines have beaten the spread.
  • Michigan has won every game this season (11-0) when its field goal percentage has been 51.0 percent or better.
  • The Wolverines have won every game this season (9-0) after recording 15 or more free throws made.
  • Michigan has won 87 percent of the time this season (13-2) after committing 10 or fewer turnovers.
  • Michigan has won every game this season (8-0) when opponents record 21 or fewer field goals made.
  • Michigan has won every game this season (14-0) after holding an opponent to under 41.2 percent field goal percentage.
  • This season Michigan has won 100 percent of the time (17-0) when Glenn Robinson III has 10 points or more, 83 percent of the time (10-2) when Tim Hardaway Jr plays 36 minutes or more, and 82 percent of the time (9-2) when Trey Burke has eight field goals made or more.
  • Michigan set a season low for blocks (one).
  • This is the fourth win of the season where the Wolverines came back after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 16th game at home this season--Michigan has a 21.4 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Trey Burke accounted for 36.6 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Tim Hardaway Jr and Jordan Morgan) accounted for 44.8 percent of the rebounds.
  • Trey Burke has led the team in scoring in 17 out of 27 games this season.
  • Tim Hardaway Jr has led the team in rebounding in six out of 27 games this season.
  • This marks the 14th 20-point game of Trey Burke's career.
  • Trey Burke has 27 straight double-digit point games.

Illinois Game Notes

  • D.J. Richardson has led the team in scoring eight times in 29 games this season.
  • Nnanna Egwu has led the team in rebounding nine times in 29 games this season.
  • D.J. Richardson has 10 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Joseph Bertrand.
Illini PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BNnanna Egwu27951121
BTyler Griffey18920000
B-D.J. Richardson361014003
B-Tracy Abrams351051103
C+Brandon Paul281041024
C+Myke Henry13340000
C-Sam McLaurin22320001
C-Joseph Bertrand21410101
MICH PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Trey Burke392638101
B+Tim Hardaway Jr361373204
B+Caris LeVert16821100
BJordan Morgan17162101
BG. Robinson III361030200
B-Mitch McGary16620111
CJon Horford7411001
CSpike Albrecht7310101
DNik Stauskas26030001

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