Posted March 15, 2012 on AP on Fox
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer Trey Burke looked like a different player in the Big Ten semifinals last weekend - one the Michigan Wolverines don't expect to see again anytime soon. Burke went 1 for 11 from the field and turned the ball over eight times in a blowout loss to Ohio State on Saturday, but with the NCAA tournament about to start, Michigan is dismissing that performance as an isolated off night. For most of his freshman season, Burke has played splendidly, taking over the point guard duties from Darius Morris and leading the Wolverines to the top of the Big Ten with poise and flair. ''He's as solid as they come. I have no doubt that he'll bounce back and be more than all right,'' teammate Zack Novak said. ''I haven't said anything to him since probably we went to Maui (in November) about getting ready for an environment. He's not fazed by anything.'' Burke certainly hasn't been intimidated by his crucial role at Michigan. Morris became a star l...
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