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Trey Burke's season is getting even more attention.
A few days after winning both the Big Ten and national Player of the Week awards, the Michigan point guard was placed on the 25-man shortlist for the John Wooden Player of the Year award. Burke is one of four Big Ten players on the list, joining Illinois guard Brandon Paul, Ohio State forward Deshaun Thomas and Indiana forward Cody Zeller.
Burke, who is also a finalist for the Bob Cousy Award, given to the nation's best point guard, has led the Wolverines to a No. 2 ranking and a 16-0 record that matches the best in school history. The sophomore is averaging 18.2 points and 7.3 assists a game, and also leads the Wolverines in steals at 1.3 per game.
The Columbus native will play in his hometown on Sunday, as Michigan goes for its first 17-0 start at No. 15 Ohio State.
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Dustin Johnston Last year around this time, Michigan and Trey Burke took a road trip to Columbus to play Ohio State. Back then, Burke was still a wide-eyed freshman; Michigan was ranked No. 20 in the AP and searching for national respect; Ohio State was as good as ever, ranked No. 4 and looking to make a statement against its neighbors to the north. My, how things have changed. Far...
Michigan Basketball (15-0, 2-0) will look to remain perfect when they host Nebraska on Wednesday night. Tip off is scheduled for 7pm and the game will be televised on the Big Ten Network.
Nebraska comes to town with a 9-6 record and they are 0-2 in Big Ten play. The Huskers best win was a 63-51 victory over USC on December 3rd. They have three players averaging double figures in...
The #2 ranked Michigan Basketball team will play at #14 Ohio State on Sunday. Tip is scheduled for 1:37pm and the game will be televised on CBS. Michigan has cruised to a 16-0 start this season and they have done it in very impressive fashion. The Wolverines are being hailed by many as the best offensive team in the country. Michigan averages 1.25 points per possession which leads...
On Wednesday night, Michigan Basketball improved to 16-0, 2-0 with a 62-47 win over Nebraska at Crisler Center. The win ties the school record for best start to a season. The 1985-86 team also started 16-0. For our game recap click here: Michigan Basketball vs Nebraska.
Our photographer, Todd White, was on hand and here are some photos from the game.
Michigan sophomore guard Trey Burke is one of 25 midseason finalists for the John R. Wooden Award.
Through 16 games, Burke is averaging 18.2 points and 7.2 assists per game.
Burke would be the first player from a high-major conference to average 18 points and seven assists per game in the last 15 seasons.
Burke is regarded as a legitimate Player of the Year candidate...
Michigan sophomore point guard Trey Burke will lead his Wolverines into Columbus Sunday to take on the #15 Ohio State Buckeyes. On the line for Michigan is a record setting start to the season and a #1 ranking in the national polls. Fitting for Burke that the game will take place in the city he calls home.
This year, Trey Burke promises that playing Ohio State is going to be all business.
With the No. 2 Wolverines going for the first 17-0 start in school history Sunday at the fifteenth-ranked Buckeyes, Burke doesn't want the game to get personal.
That's what he says happened last year, and you can understand why. After all, Burke is a Columbus native who wasn't given...
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Trey Burke? Mason Plumlee? Ben McLemore?
All are great, but only one can win college hoops' Player of the Year award. And they have a lot of competition.
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In position to secure the best start in school history and No. 1 spot in the AP poll, Michigan hopes to finally have what it takes to end its road struggles against archrival Ohio State.
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With Michigan’s biggest game of the season yet just over 48 hours away on Sunday afternoon, Chris Lauderback of Eleven Warriors and I exchanged questions about the rivalry showdown. My answers to his questions will be going up over there sometime on Saturday but here are his thoughts on the Buckeyes and Sunday’s match-up.
DeShaun Thomas is a scoring machine and I’ve always...
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