Posted March 30, 2013 on
After notching 25 points and 14 rebounds and thoroughly outplaying Kansas center, Jeff Withey, Michigan freshman Mitch McGary discussed the pregame slight that provoked him, the belief that the Wolverines maintained late, Trey Burke's performance, and more.
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It’s been addressed exhaustively throughout the week leading up to Michigan’s Sweet Sixteen meeting with Kansas on Friday evening: the battle between Mitch McGary and Kansas senior center Jeff Withey.
Withey is an experienced seven-footer and arguably the best shot blocker in the country. McGary is a frenetic, 6-foot-11 freshman energy man that enters the Sweet Sixteen...
GoBlueWolverine's Sam Webb and Kyle Bogenschutz break down Michigan's matchup with Kansas inside 'Jerry's World,' the key to the Wolverine's success in Auburn Hills, Mitch McGary against Jeff Withey, and the guys go into the locker room for insight from LaVall Jordan and Jeff Meyer.
The #1 shot blocker in Big 12 history. That doesn’t just sound ominous… it is ominous. But while it’s true that Michigan will be facing the best defensive post presence they’ve seen all season in Kansas’ Jeff Withey, the match-up isn’t necessarily one that’s an exercise in futility for the Maize & Blue.