three stars: Darius Morris' triple-double highlights the AnnArbor.com three stars
Darius Morris got the third triple-double in Michigan history on Sunday afternoon as the Wolverines beat Iowa, 87-73.
The performance obviously gave him the top star against the Hawkeyes. Sunday's game was full of good games from players on both teams. Who achieved the three stars?
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First star: Darius Morris You had a feeling that at some point this season, Morris would threaten to get the third triple-double in Michigan history. It came on Sunday when he notched a 12-point, 11-assist, 10-rebound performance against Iowa. He led the Wolverines in every category and got his teammates involved.
Second star: Evan Smotrycz The freshman had been struggling from the 3-point line but figured it out Sunday, scoring 14 points, making 4 of 5 3-pointers and 5 of 6 shots overall. He also stayed out of foul trouble.
Third star — Tim Hardaway Jr. The freshman continues to see his star ascend. He led Michigan with 19 points, including five 3-pointers. More impressive was his shot selection. He waited for things to come in the flow of the offense instead of taking early shot-clock 3-pointers.
Three Stars Season Tally: Darius Morris, Michigan: 11 Tim Hardaway Jr., Michigan: 8 Zack Novak, Michigan: 7 Jordan Morgan, Michigan: 4 Evan Smotrycz, Michigan: 3 Stu Douglass, Michigan: 2 Jon Horford, Michigan: 1 Jeff Meyer, Michigan assistant coach: 1 Matt Vogrich, Michigan: 1 Brady Hoke, Michigan football coach: 1 Rocko Holmes, Concordia: 1 Marcus Morris, Kansas: 1 Markieff Morris, Kansas: 1 Keith Wright, Harvard: 1 Jordan Hulls, Indiana: 1 Verdell Jones III, Indiana: 1 Kalin Lucas, Michigan State: 1 Blake Hoffarber, Minnesota: 1 Rodney Williams, Minnesota: 1 Landon Clement, North Carolina Central: 1 John Shurna, Northwestern: 1 Juice Thompson, Northwestern: 1 Luka Mirkovic, Northwestern: 1 David Lighty, Ohio State: 1 Talor Battle, Penn State: 1 JaJuan Johnson, Purdue: 1 Ryne Smith, Purdue: 1 Scoop Jardine, Syracuse: 1 Kris Joseph, Syracuse: 1 Randy Culpepper, UTEP: 1 John Bohannon, UTEP: 1 Jon Leuer, Wisconsin: 1 Jordan Taylor, Wisconsin: 1 The rims at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, N.J.: 1