Found April 05, 2013 on UM Hoops:
Michigan will face Syracuse’s vaunted 2-3 zone in the Final Four on Saturday but the Wolverines will also have to stop a talented Syracuse team on the offensive end of the floor. To further breakdown Michigan’s Final Four matchup we dug deeper into the numbers to utilize data fueled by  Ken Pomeroy, Hoop-Math and Synergy Sports and examined the top eight players in the Orange rotation. Michael Carter-Williams 6-foot-6, 185 lbs, sophomore. 35.2 mins, 12.1 pts, 4.9 rebs, 7.4 asts, 44.2% eFG% Favorite Offense: Creating for others off of isolation situations Underrated: Defender Weakness: Shooting Carter-Williams is a great passer, his assist rate of 41% is 11th best nationally, and he has unusual size for the point guard position at 6-foot-6. It’s worth noting that he feasted statistically during the first few months of the season, his assist rate on January 4th was 50.5%, it’s down to 41% and was just 33% in Big East play – less than Trey Burke’s Big Ten best 37%, for example. Despite...

Tale of Two Guards: The Matchup Between MCW & Trey Burke Should Dazzle

Michael Carter-Williams has undoubtedly played the best basketball of his career in this year’s NCAA tournament. The sophomore playmaker is averaging 13 PPG, 4.75 assist, 5.75 rebounds, and a tad over three steals per game in the tourney thus far. He has his elevated game to an entirely new level, to a point where many Syracuse fans have wondered where this has been all season...

Syracuse Falls To Michigan In Final Four

Score: No. 4 Michigan 61, No. 4 Syracuse 56 Star(s): Syracuse: C.J. Fair 22 Pts, 7 Reb Michigan: Mitch McGary 10 Pts, 12 Reb, 6 Ast.  Story: It’s over. The run many never expected from the Syracuse Orange has come to an end at the hands of the Michigan Wolverines. Michigan jumped out to a lead in the first half, figuring out the zone defense that had stumped other teams in...
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