Found February 24, 2013 on UM Hoops:
Jordan Morgan, Trey Burke and Caris LeVert all faced the media after Michigan’s 13 point win over Illinois. Burke was dominant statistically while Caris LeVert provided a scoring lift off of the bench. However it was Jordan Morgan that held things together in the middle with a steady defensive performance. Burke and LeVert after the jump.
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