Field Goal %
- MICH 46.2
- 41.1 FLA
Three Point %
- MICH 52.6
- 20.0 FLA
- MICH 13
- 15 FLA
- MICH 36
- 38 FLA
- Line: FLA -1.0
- 0th Half
Erik Murphy's 11 field goal attempts without a make against Michigan are the second most in a single game in the last 17 Men's Basketball Championships.
Florida is the first team to lose in the Elite 8 in 3 straight years. (Elite 8 started in 1951)
Nik Stauskas made all six of his attempts from behind the 3-point line in Michigan's win against Florida. He needed one dribble to get off his six attempts. Stauskas entered the game 1-for-9 on catch-and-shoot 3-point field goals in the Men's Basketball Championship.
Erik Murphy shot 0-for-11 from the field in Florida's loss to Michigan, including 0-for-8 in the paint. Eleven of Murphy's 26 offensive touches came in the paint, yet produced just two points (one assist to Casey Prather).
Trey Burke was responsible for 40.5 percent (32 of 79) of Michigan's points Sunday, scoring 15 and having his seven assists lead to another 17. In Michigan's four tournament games, Burke has been responsible for 134 points, most in the tournament field.
Florida allowed 1.11 points per possession in its loss to Michigan, including 1.31 points per possession in the first half. Entering Sunday, the Gators had allowed 0.86 points per possession, third fewest in the nation. Florida finished the season 3-5 when allowing more than a point per possession and 26-3 when it did not.
Michigan scored a season-high 28 transition points in its win against Florida. The Wolverines previous season high was 27 transition points set in their win against VCU in the Round of 32. The Wolverines are now 11-1 when they score at least 20 transition points, with the one loss coming at Indiana on Feb. 2.
Danny Kanell understands Nigel Hayes voicing his opinion, but thinks athletes are not the only students struggling with money in college.
Decorated Army veteran Isaiah Brock has been ruled eligible by the NCAA as able to play for Oakland University, which had earlier ruled him ineligible for the 2016-17 season.
With multiple five-star prospects on hand, Kentucky's season-opening event lived up to the hype for recruits.