Found February 04, 2013 on Fox Sports Ohio:
Tuesday's Ohio State at Michigan game marks the first ever regular season meeting between the schools with both teams ranked in the top 10. A game that's always intense is also more than a little bit personal for No. 3 Michigan's best player. Not only did Trey Burke grow up basically in the shadows of Ohio State's campus and as best friends and high school teammates with former Buckeye star Jared Sullinger, but Burke has become a star in his own right at Ohio State's biggest rival. He's a strong candidate for National Player of the Year honors as a sophomore point guard directing Michigan's high-flying, high-scoring offense. If he doesn't win the Wooden Award or others like it at the end of the season, it might have a lot to do with No. 10 Ohio State. And Aaron Craft, in particular. Long considered one of the nation's best and most relentless defenders, Craft and his teammates have gotten the best of Burke thus far. Ohio State went 2-1 against Mic...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Michigan Basketball falls at Indiana 83-73

In a battle of Top 3 teams, Michigan Basketball lost 83-73 at Indiana on Saturday night. The Wolverines fell/improved to 20-2, 7-2. The game was simply fantastic and had the feel of a Final Four showdown. In the end, Indiana, propelled by their home court advantage and more experienced players, was able to secure the victory. Michigan acquitted themselves well and did nothing to...

Burke, U-M Must “Punch” OSU First (w/video)

Michigan sophomore Trey Burke is one for four against Ohio State and Aaron Craft, with the most recent loss coming on a triple that rimmed in and out in the closing seconds. But Burke remains excited about Tuesday’s opportunity.

Notebook: Trey Burke prepared for rematch with Aaron Craft

During Michigan’s showdown with Ohio State in Columbus on January 13th, Aaron Craft did his best late-90s Gary Payton impression against Trey Burke. Craft was on Michigan’s point guard like a glove, forcing him into tough shots, taking away passing lanes and preventing Burke from establishing a rhythm. The numbers bore out Craft’s excellent defensive play. Burke had as many...

Michigan to wear all-maize uniforms, shoes against Ohio State

Michigan’s home game against Ohio State has been dubbed a “Maize Out” and the Wolverines will wear uniforms to live up to the billing. The Wolverines will wear a maize-on-maize edition of the Adidas “Bleed Out” uniforms that have been featured throughout college basketball (pictured above). Trey Burke also modeled the special edition all-maize shoes that Michigan will...

Video: Trey Burke, Mitch McGary react to loss at IU

Michigan’s Trey Burke and Mitch McGary met with the media following Indiana’s 81-73 win over the Wolverines on Saturday night at Assembly Hall. Watch their postgame comments in the embedded media player below via our friends at UMHoops.com:

Michigan to wear “maize” shoes Tuesday against Ohio State (PIC)

Adidas has outdone itself.  The uniforms that Michigan wore in the Outback Bowl drew some not-so-rave reviews from everybody, their brother and their brother’s mail carrier.  And Adidas has revealed a pair of maize shoes that the basketball team will wear during Tuesday night’s game against Ohio State. Michigan all-everything point guard Trey Burke debuted them today (via ...

Indiana 81, Michigan 73

Michigan weathered the initial storm but that wasn’t enough. Indiana hit its first six shots of the game, four from behind the three point line, and blitzed the Wolverines out of the gate. Trailing 28-13 with Assembly Hall as loud as its been all season, Michigan was forced to battle back throughout the first half. They managed, trailing by just four at half time after Trey Burke...

Michigan wins OT thriller over Ohio State 76-74

After being pestered by Ohio State’s Aaron Craft for essentially the entire game Michigan’s Trey Burke had the last laugh. In the final 10 seconds of the overtime period, Burke along with Tim Hardaway Jr. blocked two separate shot attempts from Craft as the Wolverines went on to beat Ohio State 76-74 in overtime avenging their earlier season loss in Columbus. For the most part...

Michigan to wear “all-maize” uniforms Tuesday against Ohio State (PIC)

Adidas has outdone itself.  The uniforms that Michigan wore in the Outback Bowl drew some not-so-rave reviews from everybody, their brother and their brother’s mail carrier.  And Adidas has revealed a pair of maize shoes that the basketball team will wear during Tuesday night’s game against Ohio State. Michigan all-everything point guard Trey Burke debuted them today (via ...
FAIR OR FOUL?

Michigan blocks OSU's potential tying layup

The No.10 Ohio State Buckeyes nearly snuck out of Ann Arbor with a victory over the No.3 Michigan Wolverines. However, Tim Hardaway Jr. swatted away a potential game-tying layup by Aaron Craft as time expired to give Michigan the 76-74 victory. You be the judge, should it have been called a foul?Trey Burke also had a block on Aaron Craft with less than 20-second left in OT with Michigan...

Video: Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Mitch McGary discuss win over Ohio State

Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Mitch McGary all met with the media after Michigan’s dramatic overtime victory over Ohio State in Ann Arbor on Tuesday evening. Burke hit the eventual game winning shot in overtime after missing a buzzer beater in regulation while Tim Hardaway Jr. added six three point makes in the win. Watch all three players in the embedded media players below...

The GBW Radio Hour - 2/3/2013 Edition

On Sunday's GoBlueWolverine Radio Hour, Sam Webb, Andre Barthwell, and Tom Beaver discuss Michigan basketball's loss at Indiana, the struggles of the freshmen, Trey Burke's performance, the impact of Jordan Morgan's absence, the potential impact of Victor Oladipo's garbage time dunk, and more.

Michigan 76, Ohio State 74 (OT)

Michigan didn’t look like a team capable of stopping Ohio State more than a couple times on the evening. Luckily the Wolverines got the ball last in regulation and escaped to overtime. While Michigan’s defense was horrendous in regulation, it improved in the overtime period and held the Buckeyes to just two points in the extra five minutes. It took a three point barrage – six...

Ohio State to play two Top-3 teams this week

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Coach Thad Matta says he doesn't look closely at his Ohio State Buckeyes' schedule. It's a good thing. He might get an ulcer. The 10th-ranked Buckeyes face a daunting week when they travel to play No. 3 Michigan on Tuesday night and then host top-ranked Indiana on Sunday. Even players who continually say they're only worried about the next game...

Tim Hardaway Jr. Heats Up, Packs Aaron Craft to Secure Michigan Win Over Ohio State

Fresh off a loss at Indiana, the third-ranked Michigan Wolverines had to fight tooth and nail to hold off No. 10 Ohio State on Tuesday night in Ann Arbor. Thanks to 23 points and a game-saving block from Tim Hardaway Jr., the Wolverines secured a critical 76-74 victory. Hardaway led the way with 23 points, including six 3-points and five straight from downtown, plus swatted Aaron...
College Basketball News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.