NCAA Bracket 2012 Reactions: Maize N Brew Weighs In On Michigan Vs. Ohio

Beyond the hilariousness of Michigan drawing Ohio -- the actual Ohio, not Ohio State -- is a very interesting matchup. Already some experts are calling for the Bobcats to upset the Wolverines and send the No. 4 seed in the Midwest Region packing. The Bobcats had a very good 2011-12 regular season and won the MAC tournament, so Michigan definitely can't take them lightly.

Dave Ryan of Maize n Brew and SB Nation Detroit thinks an area of the game to watch is turnovers. Here's why:

The Bobcats are one of the best teams in America at forcing turnovers on defense (14.0 steal%), and will put constant pressure on freshman Trey Burke and Michigan's ball-handlers.

Burke has been outstanding this season, but he struggled mightily against Ohio State on Saturday in the Big Ten tournament. He turned the ball over a career-high eight times and only scored five points. He set a career-high in points with 30 a night earlier against Minnesota, but he showed signs of weakness against OSU. He can't have a repeat performance on Friday against Ohio if the Wolverines want to advance to the round of 32.

For more on Michigan, visit Maize n Brew. For more coverage of the Wolverines in the 2012 NCAA tournament, visit SB Nation Detroit's StoryStream. Click here for a link to our NCAA bracket 2012.

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