7:15 PM ET, March 21, 2013
The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan
Glenn Robinson III leads No. 4 Michigan past No.13 South Dakota State
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Trey Burke hit the ground with a thud, and a rough night suddenly turned downright painful.The Michigan star left the court for a bit but came back pretty quickly. No big deal -- Burke was OK, and his teammates had this game under control.
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X factor: Nate Wolters, South Dakota State's star, couldn't get into a rhythm against the Wolverines (10 points, 3-for-14). Hardaway, Robinson and Burke kept the pressure on the Jackrabbits' star all night.
That was ... balance: Burke is the headliner, the player that everyone talks about when they discuss Michigan's potential. But the team's win over South Dakota State gave the Wolverines a chance to prove that they have other talented players on their roster.
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||23-52 (.442)||28-55 (.509)|
|3P Made-Attempted||4-19 (.211)||9-20 (.450)|
|FT Made-Attempted||6-8 (.750)||6-9 (.667)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||10 (0/0)||8 (0/0)|
|» Mar 21, 2013||@MICH 71, SDSU 56||Recap|
Michigan shot 42.4 percent outside the paint Thursday, its highest shooting percentage from that distance in the last four Men's Basketball Championships. The Wolverines were paced by Tim Hardaway Jr. And Glenn Robinson III, who combined to score 28 of Michigan's 37 points outside the paint, more than the entire South Dakota State team.[+]
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