Our weekly feature tracking the performance of Michigan players over the last week’s action.
Trey Burke: 8 (Last Week: 8)
The only complaint any Michigan fan could lob against Trey Burke is that his consistently stellar play is becoming a tad monotonous (I didn’t say the complaint had to be reasonable). The point guard is shooting at a higher volume and has lost some of the efficiency on his jump shot. One reason for this is because many teams are replicating what Nebraska did by going under screens and daring Burke to shoot long 3-pointers; it’s risky because he can make them, but it just might be the best way to defend him.
Tim Hardaway Jr.: 9 (Last Week: 7.5)
If Trey Burke is getting slightly less efficient as the Big Ten season wears on, Tim Hardaway Jr. is progressing in the opposite direction. The junior has been unbelievably useful in every aspect of the game — he just does whatever Michigan needs from him. His scoring numbers from the past two games are eerily similar: 5-o...