Found March 02, 2012 on UM Hoops:
1. Trey Burke’s personal first half 8-0 run With the Illini on a small surge to tie the game at 14, Michigan’s heady freshman point guard took control of the game. Burke rattled off a personal 8-0 run to help Michigan regain control of the game. In the first play, Burke forces an Illinois switch with the ball screen and is left isolated on Meyers Leonard. Obviously a mismatch, the scouting report on Burke is that he’s going to shoot the three when a big man is defending him. With Leonard sagging into the lane, that’s exactly what Burke did. Following an Illinois turnover on the next possession, Stu Douglass starts a bit of transition offense and is able to find Burke on the wing. Wide open, Burke calmly knocks down the early shot clock look.  On the ensuing defensive possession, Evan Smotrycz knocks the ball away and Burke finds himself in the right spot at the right time, grabbing the ball and streaking down the floor for a dunk. In just over a minute of clock time, Burke turned a...

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