Posted February 26, 2012 on
Senior night started off special with introductions and acknowledgements of the accomplishments of Michigan’s four seniors. Unfortunately, the night didn’t end the way the Wolverines wanted, a 75-61 loss to Purdue. Despite that disappointment, Michigan’s senior captains saw the big picture. Said Stu Douglass, “I didn’t come to Michigan to win on senior night, I came to Michigan to win.”
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Zack Novak, Stu Douglass and Trey Burke all met with the media after Michigan’s disappointing home loss on senior night. Watch the interviews in the embedded media players below.
Novak and Burke after the jump.
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Mike Martin DT Michigan #68
Strong, physical lineman. Elite lower-body strength gives him the base to anchor at the point of attack against the run. A strong bull rusher; does an excellent job staying low and leveraging his way into the backfield. Impressive motor; drew a lot of double teams in college but always fought through the whistle...
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Photos: Dustin Johnston
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