Originally written on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 12/30/12
1) Trey Burke opens the game on a tear It’s getting a little tiring writing about all the ways in which Trey Burke has excelled this year, but judging by how the point guard has played of late, we might as well just get used to it. Burke was spectacular again against Central Michigan, and again he jump-started the Michigan offense early. After struggling from beyond the arc against Eastern Michigan, Burke lit it up from deep on Saturday, making four of his seven attempts. If a defender feels the need to pressure Burke behind the 3-point line, it is virtually impossible to defend him because of his quickness off the bounce. Burke established the deep ball early, knocking one down for the game’s first points. Later, he receives an excellent pass from Caris LeVert, who sees Burke open in the corner, and Burke knocks it down. One thing that stood out on the 2-on-1 fast break layup was Burke’s use of the “Euro step.” I could be mistaken, but that was one of the first times I’ve seen the...
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