Posted November 21, 2012 on
The challenge of Michigan may not be as much in facing NBA legacy players such as Tim Hardaway Jr. and Glenn Robinson, but in guard Trey Burke.
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Michigan Basketball defeated Pittsburgh on Wednesday 67-62. The win moves the Wolverines into the finals of the NIT Season Tipoff. Where they will play Kansas State on Friday for the championship.
Pitt took it to Michigan early and held a 33-29 led at the half. In the second stanza, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Glenn Robinson III combined for 22 points to push the Wolverines past the Panthers...
Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. were both made available to the media on Monday afternoon. They talked about weaknesses they saw out of their team on film, practicing high-pressure situations and much more. You can watch the interviews in the embedded media player below or read pulled quotes below the videos.
”I don’t want to say it feels like the offseason, but it...
Tim Hardaway Jr., Trey Burke and Nik Stauskas faced the media after Michigan opened the NIT Season Tip Off with a win over Pittsburgh. Watch the three players on the podium after the game in the embedded media players below.
Part two after the jump.
Michigan junior shooting guard Tim Hardaway Jr. has never been to New York in his lifetime. His father on the other hand spent several moments crossing opponents over at Madison Square Garden.
Trey Burke scored 17 points, Tim Hardaway Jr. had 16 points and No. 4 Michigan shut down Pittsburgh defensively in the second half to reach the championship of the NIT Season Tipoff with a 67-62 win Wednesday night.
Pittsburgh's Tray Woodall made a 3-pointer with 30 seconds left to make it a one-possession game, and Pittsburgh (4-1) pressed after a timeout. But Michigan (4-0...