Posted January 29, 2013 on
In his weekly appearance on Sports Talk 1050 WTKA the Wolverines headman discussed his team's victory over Illinois, the program;s rise to #1 as well as his own, the addition of more low post play to the offense, why he isn't thinking about taking Jordan Morgan out of the starting line up, the upcoming match up with Northwestern, and more.
BEST OF MAXIM
For the first time since the Fab Five wore maize and blue uniforms, Michigan is the No. 1 team in the country.
After occupying spots two through five this season, the Wolverines finally moved to No. 1 in the Associated Press Top 25 released this afternoon after a school-record 19-1 start. The Wolverines earned 51 first place votes ahead of Kansas with 13 and Florida with one.
Michigan basketball, playing their first game as a #1 ranked team in 21 years, backed up the hype with another dominating conference win. The Wolverines (20-1, 7-1) started off hot and never yielded against a powerless Northwestern team (12-10, 3-6). Behind 18 points and 8 assists from Trey Burke, Michigan ended up with a 68-46 win.
How They Won
Michigan has been excellent...
Sitting atop the rankings, the Michigan Wolverines present a tough challenge for Northwestern. The key for the Wildcats' chances is shutting down point guard Trey Burke; a difficult duty, but one the Wildcats are preparing for.
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GoBlueWolverines' Kyle Bogenschutz and Andre Barthwell discuss Trey Burke's performance in the win over Northwestern, unselfish play all around, and give a few thoughts on the match-up at No. 3 Indiana Saturday night at 9pm/ET.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Trey Burke had 18 points and eight assists, and No. 1 Michigan was nearly flawless at the start Wednesday night en route to a 68-46 victory over Northwestern.
No. 1 ranked Michigan was without its starting five man Jordan Morgan but the Wolverines still had the National Player of the Year front runner in uniform. Trey Burke played close to a flawless game, scoring 18 points and handing out eight assists to just one turnover.
The Wolverine offense flirted with perfection in the first half, scoring 1.5 points per possession, and put things...
John Beilein, Glenn Robinson III and Tim Hardaway Jr. met with the media this afternoon to discuss Michigan’s Wednesday (6:30) game against Northwestern. Beilein reported that there’s still significant discoloration in Jordan Morgan’s ankle and he’s unlikely to practice today and doubtful to play in Wednesday’s game. Watch Beilein’s interview below and find Robinson and...
Our weekly feature tracking the performance of Michigan players over the last week’s action.
Trey Burke: 8 (Last Week: 8)
The only complaint any Michigan fan could lob against Trey Burke is that his consistently stellar play is becoming a tad monotonous (I didn’t say the complaint had to be reasonable). The point guard is shooting at a higher volume and has lost some of the...
Northwestern has the daunting task of facing the nation's top-ranked team, the Michigan Wolverines. While an upset for the Wildcats won't be an easy task, it can be done. However, Northwestern needs a lot to go right in Ann Arbor.
Jon Horford, Trey Burke and Glenn Robinson III met with the media after Michigan’s easy home victory over Northwestern. Horford started for Jordan Morgan (ankle injury) while Trey Burke poured in a lethal 18 points and eight assists. Watch all three players in the embedded media players below:
Burke and Robinson after the jump.
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