Michigan cruises by San Diego in WNIT matchup

Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports

Michigan cruises by San Diego in WNIT matchup

Katelynn Flaherty scored a game-high 24 points to lead Michigan to a commanding 78-51 victory over San Diego in a WNIT matchup on Tuesday night inside Crisler Center.

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Flaherty was 3-of-5 from 3-point range as she joined Kate Thompson as the only players in Michigan Women’s Basketball history to make 100-or-more 3-pointers in a single season. Michigan also set a new single-season record for assists in the game.

Hallie Thome recorded 16 points and seven rebounds, while Madison Ristovski added 14 points in the victory.

With the win, Michigan has now posted five straight 20-win seasons, four of which have come under head coach Kim Barnes Arico.

The Wolverines will advance to the quarterfinal round of the WNIT, where they will play the winner of Thursday’s Temple vs. Ohio game.

Read more at mgoblue.com.

Sean Merriman, BTN.com web editor

BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman covers football and men's basketball and provides original content for BTN.com. You can follow him on Twitter @BTNSean.

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