Posted January 18, 2012 on
John Beilein reflects upon his team's 60-59 vicotry over Michigan State. Michigan's headman discussed the leadership provided by his senior captains, the performance of Trey Burke, the significance of beating the Spartans a third straight time, and more.
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Trey Burke, Stu Douglass, Zack Novak and Tim Hardaway Jr. met with the media after Michigan’s 60-59 win over Michigan State at the Crisler Center. Michigan’s freshman point guard had a game-high 20 points while its senior captains combined for 19 points in their third consecutive win over Michigan State.
Douglass, Novak and Hardaway after the jump.
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A year ago, Michigan hit Michigan State while the Spartans were down. The sweep provided the Michigan program with a jolt of energy, confidence and an eventual NCAA Tournament berth but there was no denying the existing chinks in the Spartan armor. This year, for the first time in over a decade, the two programs finally had a chance to spar on equal footing...
The aftermath of Michigan’s win over Michigan State has been a bit of a whirlwind so here’s a run-down of all of our coverage along with notable reactions elsewhere.
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Home court rules. After leading for the first 33 minutes, 20th-ranked Michigan slid back down the stretch but found enough energy behind Trey Burke to hold off ninth-ranked Michigan State on Tuesday night at Crisler Center, 60-59. It was the Wolverines' third straight victory in the series and gave U-M its first signature victory of the season.
After leading for the first 33 minutes, No. 20 Michigan slid back down the stretch but found enough energy behind point guard Trey Burke to hold off No. 9 Michigan State on Tuesday at Crisler Center, 60-59.
Trey Burke, Stu Douglass, Zack Novak, and Tim Hardaway Jr. reflect upon the MSU victory. The hardwood Wolverines discussed the significance if the win, the collective toughness they showed, Trey Burke's performance, and more.
Defending Michigan's Trey Burke, shouldering Spartans' offensive load weighs on sophomore point guard.
Trey Burke often is the youngest player on the floor, but Tuesday night in the Wolverines' win over MSU, he was the best. And it wasn't close. He scored 20 points on 11 shots. He is only a freshman, but he looked like a fifth-year senior.