Michigan’s basketball team is chock-full of stars on the rise. Trey Burke just won his fourth Player of the Year trophy, completing the sweep; Glenn Robinson III is back to his pre-Big Ten season form and regularly wows fans with his high flying dunks; Mitch McGary has seen his star rise the quickest of anyone in the tournament, going from a marginal bench player at the beginning of the season to a potential first pick in the NBA draft.
But there’s another Wolverine whose star is on the rise: Spike Albrecht. Given that Albrecht was previously unknown on the national stage but now finds himself playing a key role in the NCAA national title game, we thought we’d provide a primer on Michigan’s backup point guard. Following are just a few things every Michigan fan should know about Spike Albrecht.
Spike Albrecht is the story of the tournament.
At least, according to Jon Horford. When Horford was asked what he thought the most prevalent storyline of the tournament was, he...