Did You Know?

March 8, 2007

  • Dion Harris led Michigan to a 79-70 victory over fourth-seeded Iowa in the 2004 Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals with an event record six 3-pointers. He tallied a then-career high 23 points, including 8-of-11 shooting from the field, and finished the tournament averaging 17.0 points per game.
  • Michigan senior Brent Petway shows off his love for the Maize and Blue with a tribute to the Wolverines of the gridiron.

  • Coach Tommy Amaker named fifth-year senior guard Lester Abram his lone captainfor the 2006-07 season. It marks the first time a Michigan player has served as captain three times in his career. Abram was a tri-captain as a sophomore (2004-05) with Graham Brown and Sherrod Harrell before serving as a quad-captain during his junior year (2005-06) with Brown, Harrell and Chris Hunter.
  • Freshman Ekpe Udoh, who has a 7-3 wingspan, leads the team and ranks third in the Big Ten with 63 blocks.
  • The Wolverines 2007 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award nominee, senior Brent Petway tallied three blocks in their opening round game against Minnesota. In his final season, Petway has been known as the Wolverine "Heart and Soul" of the team. He started 28-of-31 games -- the most in his career -- after starting five prior games in three seasons.
  • Petway, who has also been dubbed "Air Georgia" for his creativity-stretching dunks, has taken the artistry from his game to a new level on his head in honor of the Maize and Blue on the gridiron. He shaved his hair to resemble the winged helmet of the Michigan football team.
  • Senior center Courtney Sims made his 130th career start in the opening round tournament matchup against the Gophers. The Boston native has not missed a start in a single game during his career.