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Nik Stauskas’ marksmanship is among the primary reasons Michigan was able to advance to the Final Four, and it could play just as big a role in the Wolverines advancing even further. The sweet-shooting frosh spoke with the media Friday about attacking the 2-3, the disrespect coming from a few Syracuse players, and more. **With Video**
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Congratulations ]V[ICHIGAN Wolverine sophomore guard Trey Burke for being named the Associated Press College Basketball Player of the Year for the 2012-13 season.
Burke becomes only the second Wolverine player to win the award since the stand-out guard Cazzie Russell picked up the honor back in the 1965-66 season in his senior year.
Burke has already been honored with numerous other...
Michigan Basketball defeated Syracuse 61-56 on Saturday night. The Wolverines will play Louisville on Monday for the National Championship.
How the game was won
All week long we had about Syracuse and their vaunted zone defense. Michigan had the answer in the form of tournament sensation Mitch McGary. The freshman big man was like Godzilla in the middle of the zone defense...
The 2013 Michigan recruiting class is all said and done. If there are any other recruits out there trying to go to Michigan or any other college for that matter, the odds of them getting a scholarship is slim. More than likely those players will be walk-ons somewhere or junior college players. As Michigan is ranked in the top 10 again of this year’s recruiting class, let’s take...
The Michigan Wolverines are Final Four-bound for the first time in decades. Get pumped with this hype video.
Can we just call Thursday Trey Burke Day in Big Ten Country? First news breaks of his impending departure from the college ranks for the NBA and then this afternoon the AP announces that Burke, Michigan's sophomore point guard, was named their college basketball Player of the Year. He earned 31 of the 65 votes for 1st place to become just the 2nd UofM player to win the award...
Michigan sophomore Trey Burke has just been named the Associated Press’ Player of the Year. Burke led the Wolverines in scoring and assists, ultimately leading the school to its first Final Four in two decades.
Burke (31 votes) beat out Georgetown’s Otto Porter (16 votes) and Indiana’s Victor Oladipo (10 votes) for the coveted award.
Here’s Michigan’s Twitter handle announcing...
Basketball has always been a young mans game, but in the 2013 NCAA tournament Michigan has taken that to a whole different level and on Saturday night against Syracuse it was once again the youngsters that led the way as the Wolverines won 61-56 despite the Orange's best efforts and a seemingly crumbling group of youngsters for the Maize 'N Blue.
Player of the game? That...
The Fab Five had some straight to the point advice for the Michigan Wolverines in this year's Final Four: 'Let your nuts hang.'
Darren Heitner, a writer at Forbes and sports and entertainment attorney, tweeted that Michigan stars Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. are likely headed for the NBA after this season.
Tim Hardaway Jr. will leave MICH early & very strong chance he signs w/Henry Thomas of CAA.
Trey Burke will leave MICH early. Will interview 5 agents: Jeff Schwartz, Arn Tellem, Henry Thomas, Bill...
Michigan’s starting backcourt was also available in breakout sessions this afternoon. Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Nik Stauskas will face arguably the best pressure defense in the country on Monday evening and discussed the upcoming challenge. Watch all three players in the embedded media players below.
Hardaway and Stauskas after the jump.
Watch Michigan’s press conference after its five point win over Syracuse on Saturday night as John Beilein, Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Mitch McGary face the media on the podium.
Read the full transcript here.