Jennings' 3-pointers vs. Penn State 

December, 29, 2011
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Last season, the Michigan basketball team started Big Ten play with an 80-57 loss to Purdue. JaJuan Johnson’s dunk on the first possession of the game was a rude awakening and an unfortunate welcome to the conference season for the Wolverines.

But that wasn’t the case this season, as Michigan skated to a 71-53 win over Penn State in front of a sold-out crowd at Crisler Arena. The Wolverines shot 47 percent from the floor and led by as many as 22.

"It’s definitely a better way to start off than last year," sophomore forward Evan Smotrycz said. "We don’t want to lose at home. And I think it’s good to get us off on the right foot."
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