Though his team ultimately lost, no player gained more notoriety during last weekend’s national championship than Michigan backup point guard Spike Albrecht, who showed off his game both on the court and online. Albrecht’s flirtatious tweet to Kate Upton after the game further fueled his status as a cult hero, and his coach thinks the 20-year-old freshman may have a chance with...
WHY THE HECK NOT?
After Spike Albrecht received some notoriety for tweeting at Kate Upton, Michigan head coach John Beilein argued that the freshman has "a shot" with the model.
Michigan freshman point guard Spike Albrecht had been a key outside shooter in
spurts through the NCAA tournament. Monday night against Louisville, Albrecht
was doing it all to the tune of 17 first half points. He reflects on his play,
the loss, and his teammates.
After Michigan's Spike Albrecht was done raining threes on the court, he took some time to holler at supermodel Kate Upton on Twitter.
Who? So, there’s this sixth man for Michigan that has been lighting it up in the tournament. His name is Spike. Really? Spike?
Spike don’t play with girls!
Spike’s real name is Michael Joseph Albrecht, he’s from Crown Point, Ind., and he stole the show in the 1st half of last night’s NCAA Div. I Men’s Basketball Championship. The freshman was on fire for 19 points in...
Spike Albrecht had never scored more than 7 points in any NCAA game until the National Title game when his Wolverines lost to Louisville 82-76. Spike was on fire for the first half and ended up with a career-high 17 points. Spike saw that Kate Upton had attended the game and decided that while he was personally on a roll he would Tweet at the two-time Sports Illustrated swimsuit...
Spike Albrecht had the time of his life in the first half for Michigan in the NCAA title game.
With point guard Trey Burke on the bench in early foul trouble, Albrecht made all four of his 3-point shots in the half against Louisville. Michigan had a 38-37 lead at halftime, thanks to Albrecht's 17 points.
Not bad for a freshman who was averaging 1.8 points per game and whose...
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April 08, 2013
After Spike Albrecht poured in 17 first-half points in the national championship game, the Michigan guard got himself a slick Wikipedia page.
If Michigan had not offered Spike Albrecht a scholarship, the young sharp-shooter was headed to Appalachian State.
Spike Albrecht shot lights out in the first half of the Michigan vs Louisville national championship game and he also blew up Twitter.