The preseason No. 2 team finishes 35-5 and wins 16 in a row to close the season, culminating with a national championship. No dominant team in college basketball this year?
The season that none of us could predict is set to give us a title game that none of us will forget.
I was right behind the Michigan bench, surrounded by friends and family of the team that many wrote off just a few weeks ago as they clinched a spot in the National Title game, one win away from history.
“It was just a matter of putting all the pieces together — everybody understanding their role,” Burke said. “Now that we’re here, it’s definitely surreal. It feels really good to be here. We’re having a lot of fun.”
Had the pleasure to talk with Matt Park and Matt Roe, who will call the Syracuse vs. Michigan National Semi-Final Saturday night in Atlanta.
This comes on the heels of Burke winning the Associated Press Basketball National Player of the Year and Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year awards the day before.
University of Michigan men’s basketball sophomore guard Trey Burke received the Associated Press Men’s Basketball National Player of the Year and Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year awards today.
Heading into the NCAA tournament, Michgan’s most glaring weakness was at the defensive end of the court.
Perhaps the best sign that Michigan’s basketball program was moving in the right direction came not last weekend in the NCAA tournament, but about a month ago toward the end of the regular season.
University of Michigan men’s basketball sophomore guard Trey Burke was voted to the 10-member John R. Wooden All-America Team as well as the Associated Press All-America first team today.