To win six games in a row in the NCAA tournament, there's an element of hard work that naturally comes with the quest for college basketball supremacy. In the same vain, there's also an element of fate.
Michigan guard Trey Burke is second in the College Basketball Player of the Year poll, comprised of actual voters, done by ESPN.com and WolverineNation's Michael Rothstein. Burke received 13 first place votes of the 63 ballots received and finished with 99 points, second to Duke's Mason Plumlee.
about 1599 days ago | Michael Rothstein | Michigan Wolverines
Tim Hardaway Jr. and Trey Burke were two of just 25 college players invited to the LeBron James Skills Academy in Las Vegas over the weekend. The duo got to face some of the nation's top talent, including Penn State's Tim Frazier and Duke's Mason Plumlee and Ryan Kelly.
about 1784 days ago | WolverineNation staff | Michigan Wolverines
Michigan would never say it publicly, but this has to be what it wanted when it first saw the Maui Invitational bracket earlier this year. Duke. In the semifinals. Michigan came inches away from forcing the Blue Devils to overtime on a Darius Morris runner at the buzzer during the Round of 32 in the NCAA tournament last season and lost, 73-71.
about 2014 days ago | Michael Rothstein | Michigan Wolverines