Originally written on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 10/16/14
1) Michigan gets out on the fast break in the first half Neither Michigan nor Wisconsin could get anything going on offense in the first half, but early on, at least Michigan seemed to have one recourse: its notoriously efficient fast-break attack. With Wisconsin missing pretty much everything, the Wolverines were free to get into run-out situations in which the Badgers only had two or three players back. The three buckets in this sequence represent three straight baskets by Michigan in the middle of the first half, when it looked like the Wolverines had Wisconsin back on its heels. On the first play Nik Stauskas comes down with the defensive board after Mitch McGary plays excellent defense on Jared Berggren and forces a miss. Trey Burke starts the break with McGary trailing on his left side. Burke is one of the best in the country at being decisive at the free-throw line on fast breaks, and on this play he hits McGary cutting to the basket just as he reaches that marker — Dan Daki...
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