Originally posted on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 3/21/13
Throughout the first half of Michigan’s 71-56 defeat of South Dakota State on Thursday, Trey Burke simply did not look like the National Player of the Year candidate Michigan fans have watched all season. The Jackrabbits were shutting down the middle and Burke was seeing jumpers rim out left and right. It was obvious Burke was pressing. Michigan’s point guard finished the first half with two points on a couple free throws, three assists and two turnovers. Michigan badly needed someone else to step up on offense. Enter: Glenn Robinson III. Michigan’s talented freshman came out firing to start the second half of play, scoring Michigan’s first 11 points of the frame. Burke, for one, was impressed. “He did a very phenomenal job of picking and choosing when the shots were there and he knocked down the open shots for us.  He played his tail off tonight,” Burke said after the game. “He crashed the boards when we missed and he got us a couple second opportunities to score. That’s Glenn Robi...
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