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.
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.
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