Found February 24, 2013 on STLSportsMinute:
Michigan Wolverines standout point guard Trey Burke scored a game-high 26 points and dished out 8 assists as Michigan beat the Illinois Fighting Illini 71-58 in Ann Arbor. The sophomore guard shot 8-of-11 from the field and 8-of-10 from the foul line.           Illinois (20-9, 7-8 Big Ten) actually came out playing hard defense and went after the basketball. After leading 15-13 midway through the first half, Illinois used a quick 6-to-0 run to increase their lead to eight. Michigan (23-4, 10-4 Big Ten) came back with 8-0 run of their own to tie the score at 21-21. The Illini led by three at halftime.           Michigan started the second half on a 12-3 run and led 41-34. Illinois hung close and a Tyler Griffey triple closed the gap to four with 7:57 remaining. The Illini went without a field goal for nearly five minutes and this is when the Michigan backcourt of Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. took over. The combo scored nine points in a 15-2 run that pushed the game out of the Illini...
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