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Michigan put on an offensive clinic for much of Tuesday night’s victory over North Carolina State, and the teachers were Trey Burke and Nik Stauskas.
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The # 3 ranked Michigan Wolverines (6-0) knocked off #18 NC State (4-2) 79-72, doing their part in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Michigan tried to pull away from the Wolfpack a few times but the talented NC State team kept fighting until the final whistle.
The win is a solid one for Michigan as NC State represented the highest ranked team Michigan will see during the non-conference...
Michigan basketball is ranked #3 in the nation with a 6-0 record and will play their first true road game of the year on Saturday at Bradley. The game will tip at 4 eastern and be televised on ESPNU.
The Bradley Braves are 5-1 in the early going after a horrific 7-25 record a season ago. The teams that Bradley has knocked off in the early going are a who’s-who of who cares: Eastern...
Sharp-shooting freshman Nik Stauskas came off the bench to pour in 20 points as the third-ranked Michigan Wolverines held off N.C. State. Continue reading →
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan freshman Nik Stauskas has spent his whole life honing his 3-point shot.
He's been so devoted to the craft that he missed out on growing up Canadian. Despite living outside Toronto, he doesn't like hockey -- "I just never got into it" -- and has no idea who Alanis Morissette might be.
As long as he's shooting like he did Tuesday...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Trey Burke went the entire first half without scoring -- and may have still been the best player on the court.
The Michigan guard was setting up his teammates, and by the time Burke made a few shots of his own, the Wolverines were well on their way to another impressive victory.
Burke finished with 18 points and a career-high 11 assists without a turnover, and...
GoBlueWolverine's Andre Barthwell and Kyle Bogenschutz convene on the Crisler Center floor to discuss Michigan's 79-72 win over NC State Tuesday evening as part of the ACC/B1G Challenge. The duo touch down Trey Burke's steady play, Nik Stauskas hot hand, and more!
1) Nik Stauskas dominates the first half
During his best performance of his young college career — by far — Nik Stauskas showed the Wolverine faithful his full offensive repertoire. The freshman finished with 20 points for the game, and a sizeable portion of that success came from beyond the arc. With Trey Burke’s scoring limited in the first half, Stauskas picked up the offensive...
Nik Stauskas, Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. met with the media after Michigan’s seven point win over No. 18 NC State. Stauskas scored a team high 20 points while Burke notched a double double with 18 points and a career high 12 assists. Watch the videos in the embedded media players below (continued after the jump).
Led by point guard Trey Burke, Michigan is one of the top teams in the country. Here is a quick preview of tonight's opponent.
Indiana played like the top-ranked team in the nation Tuesday, as the Hoosiers manhandled the No. 14 North Carolina Tar Heels, 83-59, in front of a frenzied Assembly Hall crowd.
Nik Stauskas scored a game-high 20 points as No. 3 Michigan downed No. 18 North Carolina State, 79-72, in an ACC/Big Ten Challenge tilt at Crisler Center.
The 21st-ranked Gophers were playing their fourth...
Michigan’s looked to be in cruise control against No. 18 North Carolina State but nearly let a big lead slip away before barely holding on down the stretch for a 79-72 win. Nik Stauskas led Michigan with 20 points but he had plenty of support. Trey Burke added a double double with 18 points and 11 assists while Tim Hardaway Jr. and Glenn Robinson III also reached double figures...
Trey Burke had 18 points and 11 assists, and No. 3 Michigan held off a late rally by No. 18 North Carolina State in a 79-72 victory Tuesday night.
Freshman Nik Stauskas led the Wolverines (6-0) with 20 points and Tim Hardaway Jr. added 16, but it was Burke who controlled the game, equaling his previous career high of nine assists in the first half and going the whole game without...
Nik Stauskas and Tim Hardaway Jr. were available to speak with the media on Monday afternoon. They discussed Michigan’s upcoming match-up with NC State, hanging the Big Ten Championship banner, and more. You can watch the players in the embedded media players below with content (and quotes) continuing after the jump.
Tim Hardaway Jr.:
On NC State: “We’re expecting a battle...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Trey Burke had 18 points and 11 assists, and No. 3 Michigan held off a late rally by No. 18 North Carolina State in a 79-72 victory Tuesday night.
Freshman Nik Stauskas led the Wolverines (6-0) with 20 points and Tim Hardaway Jr. added 16, but it was Burke who controlled the game, equaling his previous career high of nine assists in the first half and going...
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NC State had the talent to score the ball against Michigan but the 18th ranked Wolfpack lacked the discipline, depth or will to stop the Wolverine offensive attack. Of course, that Michigan offense that NC State couldn’t stop looked like a unit unlikely to be slowed by many, if any, opponents this season. The Wolverines controlled the...