Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • SYR 41.8
    • 39.6 MICH
  • Three Point %

    • SYR 21.4
    • 33.3 MICH
  • Turnovers

    • SYR 10
    • 10 MICH
  • Rebounds

    • SYR 34
    • 38 MICH

Game Information

Coverage: CBS
Georgia Dome
  • Atlanta, Georgia 39901
  • Line: SYR -2.5
Attendance: 75,350
Referees: Mark Whitehead, Randy McCall, Doug Sirmons
4/7/2013 Associated Press

Wolverines overcome Orange to reach final

Attacking Syracuse's suffocating zone defense in the first half with 3-pointers, crisp passing and a fearless attitude, Michigan advanced to the national championship game with a 61-56 victory over the Orange in the Final Four on Saturday night.


Game Flow

- 0th Half





Shot Chart

Research Notes

  • Syracuse scored 10 points off 10 Michigan turnovers, its fewest turnovers forced and points scored off turnovers in the 2013 Men's Basketball Championship. The Orange entered the game averaging 17.3 points per game off turnovers in the tournament and had allowed fewer field goals (61) than their opponent had turnovers (67).

  • Michael Carter-Williams was responsible for a season-low 10.7 percent of Syracuse's points (6 of 56), including 6.5 percent of his team's points in the second half (2 of 31). Carter-Williams scored a season-low two points and had two assists that led to another four points. Carter-Williams's previous season low for points created was 17 (vs South Florida), and his previous season low for percent of points created was 26 percent (vs DePaul).

  • Michigan assisted on 17 of 21 field goals (80.9 percent) Saturday, its highest assist percentage in a game this season. The Wolverines are 22-0 this season when they assist on at least 50 percent of their field goals.


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