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GoBlueWolverine's Andre Barthwell and Kyle Bogenschutz discuss Michigan's performance on the defensive end, the key play of freshmen Caris LeVert and Mitch McGary, as well as Trey Burke, who made the two biggest plays of the game to secure a win for the Wolverines.
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Michigan basketball (24-5, 11-5), ranked #7 in the country, will take their act to West Lafayette on Wednesday night for their final road game of the year at Purdue. Tip is set for 7 pm eastern and the game will be aired on the Big Ten Network.
To be clear, Michigan fans one and all will be thrilled that the 2012-13 road slate is coming to a close. The Wolverines are 17-0 at home...
Receiving more and more time on the floor in recent weeks, Michigan freshman guard Caris LeVert continues to impress his teammates and coaches. In Sunday’s win over Michigan State, even Tom Izzo’s eyes were opened.
The Michigan Wolverines got the bounce-back win they were looking for, beating their in-state rival, Michigan State Spartans, 58-57 on Sunday afternoon. The already crowded table in the Big Ten Conference just got tighter. In the fall of 2012, Michigan played Michigan State in football. The Wolverines didn’t score a touchdown but managed to win, [...]
Mitch Mitch McGary reflects upon Michigan's gritty 58-57 victory over Michigan State. The freshman big man discussed his tough "gritty not pretty" play, His offensive aggressiveness, the collective defensive improvement, and much much more.
Trey Burke made big play after big play during Michigan’s 58-57 victory over Michigan State, but what he said before, during, and after that memorable contest may wind up being just as huge by season’s end.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Trey Burke stole the ball from Keith Appling near midcourt and went in alone for a dunk with 22 seconds remaining, then made another steal in the final seconds to give No. 4 Michigan a pulsating 58-57 win over No. 9 Michigan State on Sunday.
The Spartans (22-7, 11-5 Big Ten) had the ball with the shot clock off at 56-all, but Burke's first big defensive...
It was exactly the type of game that John Beilein's Michigan team had seemed incapable of winning.
The Wolverines missed every 3-pointer they took and were stuck in a bruising struggle against a physical Michigan State team. Then, in the final minute, Trey Burke made perhaps Michigan's biggest play of the season - on defense.
Burke's steal and dunk put the Wolverines...
Four minutes into Michigan’s game against Michigan State, Branden Dawson’s elbow made a firm connection with Nik Stauskas’ face. Stauskas went down in the bloody heap and was escorted off the floor with a towel covering his blood soaked face. It was clear that Michigan would be without its best perimeter shooter for the duration of the game.
But while Michigan...
Trey Burke stole the ball from Keith Appling near midcourt and went in alone for a dunk with 22 seconds remaining, then made another steal in the final seconds to give No. 4 Michigan a pulsating 58-57 win over No. 9 Michigan State on Sunday.
The Spartans (22-7, 11-5 Big Ten) had the ball with the shot clock off at 56-all, but Burke's first big defensive play enabled Michigan...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. For Trey Burke's next trick, he'll probably drive to East Lansing and steal the Magic Johnson statue from the Breslin Center.
It would be fitting, since he's already taken away Michigan State's shot at a Big Ten championship.
Burke had two key steals in the last 25 seconds of Michigan's 58-57 victory, both taking away chances for the Spartans...
Trey Burke willed the Michigan Wolverines over Michigan State on Sunday, 58-57. Burke earned some serious National Player of the Year points going for 21 points, eight assits and this pick-pocket on Keith Appling with twenty two seconds left and the game tied.
Despite the Wolverines going 0-12 in triples, Trey Burke makes two super-plays in the last 30 seconds and Michigan beats Spartie!
Score: No. 4 Michigan 58, No. 9 Michigan State 57
Star(s): Michigan: Trey Burke: 21 Pts, 4 Reb. Michigan State: Adreian Payne: 17 Pts, 11 Reb.
Story: After Michigan State dominated Michigan at the Breslin Center three weeks ago, it was time for the Spartans to take on the Wolverines on their home-court. The stakes were high, with the Spartans losing their last two games and...
In his weekly appearance on Sports Talk 1050 WTKA the Wolverines headman discussed his team's recent victory over Michigan State, the defensive improvement, Caris LeVert's emergence, Tret Burke's will, his philosophy on working referees, the health status of Nik Stauskas, Jordan Morgan, Max Bielfeldt, and more.
Michigan limped into Sunday’s Michigan State rematch on life support. The Wolverines had been through the rigors of a treacherous Big Ten stretch and the after effects dragged them into an upset loss at Penn State. With Michigan State, which led by 31 points with 1:27 to play in the first meeting, coming to town there was little confidence among Wolverine faithful...