Michigan will play for a share of the Big Ten Championship on Sunday and Trey Burke wouldn’t have it any other way.
Trailing Purdue by 12 points with 12 minutes to play, it appeared that Michigan’s regular season dreams had been dashed once and for all. The Boilermakers were controlling the game, stymieing Michigan’s patented ball screen offense, and looking to close their rebuilding season on a high note.
Burke had just five points and appeared frustrated as he sat on the bench while Purdue took its largest lead of the game. Then Burke returned to the floor and for the second time in as many games simply willed the Wolverines to victory.
It started with a three pointer off of the dribble and a jump shot in the lane but that was only the beginning. Burke un...