Men's Basketball vs. Central Arkansas December 13, 2016

On Tuesday night (Dec. 13) the University of Michigan men's basketball team rolled over Central Arkansas, 97-53, in their first of a three-game homestead. Michigan lead by a staggering 29 points at halftime and never looked back as nine Wolverines combined to sink 19 triples for a new program record.

Michigan ran away with it in the second half as it continued to rain threes in Ann Arbor. The Wolverines sank 19 from behind the arc to top their previous record of 17 set against Bryant in Crisler Center on Dec. 23, 2015. Freshman Ibi Watson (pictured right) made the record-tying 17th shot.

U-M dished out a season-high 22 assists on a season-high 32 field goals. The Wolverines also produced a season-low, six turnovers.

Moe Wagner lead the team with 18 points, going 8-for-9 including two from deep. Zak Irvin trailed with 16 points, 12 of which came from behind the arch. Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman scored 14, tying a career-high four triples. Duncan Robinson tallied 12 points, all coming from three-point range. DJ Wilson brought up the rear with 11 points including a perfect 4-for-4 at the charity stripe.

Wrapping up the non-conference schedule, U-M finishes its homestand with contests against Maryland Eastern Shore (Dec. 17) and Furman (Dec. 22). Tip off is at 3 p.m. for Maryland Eastern Shore and 7 p.m. for Furman with both games being aired on BTN.

Made with Adobe Slate

Make your words and images move.

Get Slate

Report Abuse

If you feel that this video content violates the Adobe Terms of Use, you may report this content by filling out this quick form.

To report a Copyright Violation, please follow Section 17 in the Terms of Use.