Found March 20, 2013 on UM Hoops:
During the lead-up to Thursday’s game between Michigan and South Dakota State at the Palace of Auburn Hills, the two players who have commanded the most attention are also the two players who command each team’s offense: Trey Burke and Nate Wolters. Both teams rely on their star point guards for most of their offense, both Burke and Wolters have usage rates around 30 percent, and while they finish quite a few possessions, they start nearly all of them. Wolters said he was aware of Trey Burke, but the challenge for South Dakota State would be in stopping Michigan as a team. “He’s a great player. Probably the National Player of the Year,” Wolters said during the Jackrabbits’ press conference on Wednesday. “They’re a really talented team. They were ranked No. 1 earlier in the season. So, I mean, it will be a good challenge for us and we’re looking forward to it.” For his part, Burke said he has been trying to avoid the hype surrounding his individual match-up with Wolters and focus on ...
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