Trey Burke wins Wooden Award

Dylan Burkhardt

Michigan 71, South Dakota State 56 - 18Trey Burke was awarded the John R. Wooden Award, the “preeminent men’s collegiate basketball player of the year award”, this morning on ESPN SportsCenter.

The Wooden award is the third major Player of the Year honor for Burke, who received similar honors from
Burke was also the AP and USBWA Oscar Robertson Player of the Year awards in Atlanta this weekend.

Burke averaged 18.8 points, 6.8 assists, 3.1 rebounds, 1.6 steals and just 2.2 turnovers per game during his sophomore season while leading Michigan to its first Final Four appearance since 1993.

He has also earned the Big Ten Player of the Year honor and Bob Cousy award for the nation’s best point guard. He’s a consensus All-American, Michigan’s fifth in school history, with first team honors from the John R. Wooden All-America Team, the Associated Press, the NABC, the USBWA, the Lute Olson All-America team, the Sporting News, Sports Illustrated and

  • theBOSS

    Dylan, when is the naismith award announced?

  • MGoTweeter

    Congrats again trey!

  • Carlos

    What about naismith player of year? Is it not as presitigious?

    • My bad everyone. Burke wins third player of the year award, not a “sweep”. Naismith Award to be announced on Sunday.

    • And I was just quoting that line about prestige from the press release :-)

  • Drew

    Naismith Award still yet to come buddy, oh and thanks for giving me credit on that Louisville article

    • Oops, thanks again for the question about the two-high post. Didn’t remember to give you a shoutout. Want me to add Drew to the post?

      • Drew

        Nah thats okay I was just kidding around, it’s cool

  • blackie6

    Trey work is havin’ a week…… Let’s hope it continues tomorrow night! WOW! Congratulations to Trey. He decided to come back and is on an A$$ kickin’ mission to accomplish every he set out for last Spring…….

  • sshow

    Great work Trey! Go blue!

  • gobluetwo

    Naismith announcement on April 7

  • bobohle1

    After Trey won the Robertson Award, I posted he had one to go for the sweep. I forgot about the Naismith. Now it’s one to go for the sweep. Anyway congrats again to Trey. GO BLUE!