Originally written on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 1/11/13
Dustin Johnston Last year around this time, Michigan and Trey Burke took a road trip to Columbus to play Ohio State. Back then, Burke was still a wide-eyed freshman; Michigan was ranked No. 20 in the AP and searching for national respect; Ohio State was as good as ever, ranked No. 4 and looking to make a statement against its neighbors to the north. My, how things have changed. Far from wide-eyed, in his second year with the Wolverines Trey Burke has emerged as a cold-blooded assassin and college basketball’s most feared point guard. Not only that, but Michigan appears to have switched roles with Ohio State, at least for the time being. The Wolverines are the ones entering Sunday’s match-up as the dominant national powerhouse, ranked No. 2 in the country behind only Duke. Ohio State is ranked No. 15 and looking to regain some of its early-season swagger after an embarrassing double-digit loss to Illinois. But the more things change, the more they stay the same: Trey Burke is still ...
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