Michigan vs. Kansas recap: Trey Burke buzzer-beater helps Wolverines win, 87-85

Tom Pennington

Trey Burke's late-game heroics have propelled Michigan into the Elite Eight.

Michigan Wolverines point guard Trey Burke didn't make a shot in the first half Friday against the Kansas Jayhawks. He made up for it later, though.

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Michigan trailed by as many as 14 points to Kansas, but a furious comeback that included a 30-foot three-pointer to tie the game by Burke with two seconds left eventually led to an 87-85 Michigan win in overtime. The Wolverines advance to the Elite Eight on Sunday, where they play Florida.

Burke finished with 23 points and 10 assists. Freshman center Mitch McGary scored 25 points with 14 rebounds and three steals. Glenn Robinson III scored 13 points, Nick Stauskas scored 11 points and Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 10. Michigan shot 49 percent and trailed by six at halftime.

Kansas was led by Ben McLemore, who had 20 points and two rebounds. Travis Releford had 16 points, six assists and five rebounds. Kansas shot 54 percent for the game.

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