Posted March 04, 2013 on
Trey Burke made big play after big play during Michigan’s 58-57 victory over Michigan State, but what he said before, during, and after that memorable contest may wind up being just as huge by season’s end.
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Michigan basketball (24-5, 11-4) won an instant classic on Sunday afternoon against the Michigan State Spartans (22-7, 11-5), 58-57. Two late game steals by National Player of the Year candidate Trey Burke kept the Wolverines from blowing a 10-point 2nd half lead. With all of the offensive prowess that Burke displays, those two swipes may go down as his career highlights.
Michigan basketball (24-5, 11-5), ranked #7 in the country, will take their act to West Lafayette on Wednesday night for their final road game of the year at Purdue. Tip is set for 7 pm eastern and the game will be aired on the Big Ten Network.
To be clear, Michigan fans one and all will be thrilled that the 2012-13 road slate is coming to a close. The Wolverines are 17-0 at home...
The Michigan Wolverines got the bounce-back win they were looking for, beating their in-state rival, Michigan State Spartans, 58-57 on Sunday afternoon. The already crowded table in the Big Ten Conference just got tighter. In the fall of 2012, Michigan played Michigan State in football. The Wolverines didn’t score a touchdown but managed to win, [...]
It was exactly the type of game that John Beilein's Michigan team had seemed incapable of winning.
The Wolverines missed every 3-pointer they took and were stuck in a bruising struggle against a physical Michigan State team. Then, in the final minute, Trey Burke made perhaps Michigan's biggest play of the season - on defense.
Burke's steal and dunk put the Wolverines...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Trey Burke stole the ball from Keith Appling near midcourt and went in alone for a dunk with 22 seconds remaining, then made another steal in the final seconds to give No. 4 Michigan a pulsating 58-57 win over No. 9 Michigan State on Sunday.
The Spartans (22-7, 11-5 Big Ten) had the ball with the shot clock off at 56-all, but Burke's first big defensive...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. For Trey Burke's next trick, he'll probably drive to East Lansing and steal the Magic Johnson statue from the Breslin Center.
It would be fitting, since he's already taken away Michigan State's shot at a Big Ten championship.
Burke had two key steals in the last 25 seconds of Michigan's 58-57 victory, both taking away chances for the Spartans...
Trey Burke stole the ball from Keith Appling near midcourt and went in alone for a dunk with 22 seconds remaining, then made another steal in the final seconds to give No. 4 Michigan a pulsating 58-57 win over No. 9 Michigan State on Sunday.
The Spartans (22-7, 11-5 Big Ten) had the ball with the shot clock off at 56-all, but Burke's first big defensive play enabled Michigan...
Trey Burke may have saved Michigan’s season by stealing the ball from Keith Appling and driving for a dunk late in Sunday’s game against Michigan State. After rallying from 10 points down, the Spartans appeared to be in position to take the last shot in a game tied at 56.
Instead, Burke stripped Appling near midcourt, then threw down a dunk to put Michigan on top for good. Burke...
Trey Burke willed the Michigan Wolverines over Michigan State on Sunday, 58-57. Burke earned some serious National Player of the Year points going for 21 points, eight assits and this pick-pocket on Keith Appling with twenty two seconds left and the game tied.
Despite the Wolverines going 0-12 in triples, Trey Burke makes two super-plays in the last 30 seconds and Michigan beats Spartie!
Score: No. 4 Michigan 58, No. 9 Michigan State 57
Star(s): Michigan: Trey Burke: 21 Pts, 4 Reb. Michigan State: Adreian Payne: 17 Pts, 11 Reb.
Story: After Michigan State dominated Michigan at the Breslin Center three weeks ago, it was time for the Spartans to take on the Wolverines on their home-court. The stakes were high, with the Spartans losing their last two games and...
The Michigan Wolverines nearly let a late 10-point lead turn into a heartbreaking loss against their arch-rivals, the Michigan State Spartans, on Sunday. But Trey Burke had other ideas.
With Nik Stauskas out after taking a Branden Dawson elbow early and the Wolverines unable to connect on a 3-pointer all day, Burke saved his team late — first, he put Michigan ahead in the closing...
After a strong early start, Michigan looked nothing like a team that deserved to leave West Lafayette with a victory. For the third consecutive game, the Wolverines allowed a double digit lead to evaporate in a matter of minutes. Purdue turned an early 19-7 Michigan lead into a 52-40 deficit over the course of the game’s middle 20 minutes.
GoBlueWolverine's Andre Barthwell and Kyle Bogenschutz discuss Michigan's performance on the defensive end, the key play of freshmen Caris LeVert and Mitch McGary, as well as Trey Burke, who made the two biggest plays of the game to secure a win for the Wolverines.
Michigan limped into Sunday’s Michigan State rematch on life support. The Wolverines had been through the rigors of a treacherous Big Ten stretch and the after effects dragged them into an upset loss at Penn State. With Michigan State, which led by 31 points with 1:27 to play in the first meeting, coming to town there was little confidence among Wolverine faithful...