Posted March 25, 2013 on michigan.scout.com
Mitch McGary’s breakout NCAA tournament performances has cast Michigan’s Sweet 16 outlook in a much more favorable light. His charge now is to mimic those “monster” efforts against a much bigger and stronger foe in Kansas.
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