Originally written on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 4/8/13
ATLANTA (AP) -- Spike Albrecht had the time of his life in the first half for Michigan in the NCAA title game. With point guard Trey Burke on the bench in early foul trouble, Albrecht made all four of his 3-point shots in the half against Louisville. Michigan had a 38-37 lead at halftime, thanks to Albrecht's 17 points. Not bad for a freshman who was averaging 1.8 points per game and whose main job was to relieve some of the ball-handling pressure from Burke. Albrecht had made all five of his 3-point attempts in the NCAA tournament coming into Monday night's game, and he was 4-for-4 from beyond the arc at the half. He also made a couple of big 3s in a semifinal win over Syracuse. After his second 3-pointer of the game gave Michigan a 17-11 lead, Albrecht was hooting and hollering a bit when he came back downcourt. Burke -- the AP Player of the Year -- picked up his second foul with 11:09 left in the first half. Albrecht responded with a driving floater, a shot Michig...
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