Originally posted on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 4/5/13
Trey Burke was awarded the John R. Wooden Award, the “preeminent men’s collegiate basketball player of the year award”, this morning on ESPN SportsCenter. The Wooden award is the third major Player of the Year honor for Burke, who received similar honors from Burke was also the AP and USBWA Oscar Robertson Player of the Year awards in Atlanta this weekend. Burke averaged 18.8 points, 6.8 assists, 3.1 rebounds, 1.6 steals and just 2.2 turnovers per game during his sophomore season while leading Michigan to its first Final Four appearance since 1993. He has also earned the Big Ten Player of the Year honor and Bob Cousy award for the nation’s best point guard. He’s a consensus All-American, Michigan’s fifth in school history, with first team honors from the John R. Wooden All-America Team, the Associated Press, the NABC, the USBWA, the Lute Olson All-America team, the Sporting News, Sports Illustrated and CBSSports.com.
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