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  1. Trey Burke tops final POY straw poll

    Michael Rothstein

    Michigan point guard Trey Burke began the season on the fringe of the national player of the year conversation. He was expected to be the catalyst for the Wolverines, a preseason top-10 team, but this was not expected. All season long, Burke has b...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  2. POY straw poll: Horserace down the stretch

    Michael Rothstein

    This conversation seemed improbable, at best, two months ago when conference play started. Did the player of the year race look wide open? Sure -- and at the time, it was. The candidates, though, have gone through an almost complete overhaul. F...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  3. Oladipo keeps pace in POY straw poll

    Michael Rothstein

    The Player of the Year race still feels wide open. While Michigan sophomore guard Trey Burke still has a hold on the top spot in the fourth Player of the Year poll, comprised of voters for the AP, Naismith, Robertson and Wooden Awards, a gaggle of...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  4. Oladipo enters POY straw poll at No. 4

    Michael Rothstein

    Victor Oladipo arrived at Indiana as part of the rebuilding process, a player with a ton of athleticism but who needed vast improvement in the nuance of basketball. The potential was there, but Oladipo needed to hone it. Indiana coach Tom Crean...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  5. McDermott jumps atop POY straw poll

    Michael Rothstein

    Every season, there has usually been one. Whether the player has ended up winning the award or comes close, at least one player from a mid-major league usually enters the player-of-the-year conversation by the middle of the season. Some, such as B...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  6. Rapid Reaction: Pittsburgh 85, Delaware 59

    Michael Rothstein

    NEW YORK -- Quick thoughts from Pittsburgh's 85-59 win over Delaware in the consolation game of the NIT Season Tip-Off. Overview: Less than 48 hours from pushing No. 4 Michigan to the brink, Pittsburgh had no problems with Delaware in the NIT cons...

    Blog | November 23, 2012
  7. Rapid Reaction: Michigan 67, Pitt 62

    Michael Rothstein

    NEW YORK -- Quick thoughts from No. 4 Michigan's 67-62 win over Pittsburgh in Wednesday's semifinals of the NIT Season Tip-Off: Overview: In its first real test of the season, Michigan got a glimpse of exactly what it would take to win a game in t...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  8. Player of the Year straw poll update

    Michael Rothstein

    Kansas forward Thomas Robinson has been asserting himself against the Big 12 and writers around the nation are continuing to recognize that as the country starts to turn its full attention to college basketball with football signing day and the Super...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  9. POY straw poll makes its ESPN.com debut

    Michael Rothstein

    A season ago, Thomas Robinson was coming off the bench for Kansas, backing up Marcus and Markieff Morris as they starred for the Jayhawks. With the Morris twins off to the NBA, Robinson stepped into the starting lineup, the spotlight and for now, ...

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  10. Competitive life for MSU's Bullough family

    Michael Rothstein

    EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Wearing big snowsuits to deal with the harsh Michigan weather, Max Bullough and his family -- three siblings and two parents -- piled into the car one winter to hunt for a Christmas tree. Max waited for his chance as they se...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  11. Jon Horford of Michigan Wolverines says redshirt likely

    Michael Rothstein

    Michigan sophomore forward Jon Horford, out since December with a stress fracture in his right foot, says he'll probably redshirt.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2012