Trey Burke will be remembered as a winner. Michigan won 55 games in two years under Burke’s guidance as point guard and his resume is as littered with as statistical gems as it is game winning moments. With the news of Burke’s departure to the NBA, we took a look back at some of the defining moments of Burke’s career in chronological order.
The first block
Michigan traveled to the Maui Invitational as a virtual unknown. Who were the Wolverines without star point guard Darius Morris? How good was this team that only scored 59 points against Ferris State and only beat Western Illinois by four points?
After 20 minutes on the island, Trey Burke had made it clear that he was here to stay. His performance against Duke was impressive the next day but this block at the end of the first half – and the ensuing jawing heading to the locker room – was the first “Trey Burke” moment of his career.
Michigan cruised past Memphis and establish itself as a contender in Maui and Burke would never l...