Originally written on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 11/15/14
Dustin Johnston Fire and Ice: Michigan duo of Burke, Hardaway Jr. form top backcourt – “”Tim’s fire, and Trey’s ice,” Michigan assistant coach Jeff Meyer said. “Different personalities … but they have great passion for the game of basketball but they also have what I think is really special — a drive to win, a will to win, that you don’t see in all the kids you recruit.” A Fresh Five Push Michigan Into the Title Picture – NYTimes.com – “They have come to be called the Fresh Five, a nod to the famous and infamous Fab Five, the college basketball stars turned cultural phenomenon of the early 1990s. The current freshmen joke about it in private. But when they arrived, they were not as heralded. They were not as brash. There were no black shoes, no black socks. They were not the stars of this team. Burke and Hardaway were. Then Robinson made that dunk, and Burke realized he needed them. Thereafter, whenever they were bored, Burke practiced lobbing alley-oops to Robinson, as if he were
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