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Michigan sophomore guard Trey Burke AP Player of the Year

  • FILE - In this March 3, 2013, file photo, Michigan guard Trey Burke (3) dribbles upcourt during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan State in Ann Arbor, Mich. Burke, the sophomore point guard who led Michigan to the Final Four, has been selected The Associated Press' college basketball player of the year on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

    FILE - In this March 3, 2013, file photo, Michigan guard Trey Burke (3) dribbles upcourt during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan State in Ann Arbor, Mich. Burke, the sophomore point guard who led Michigan to the Final Four, has been selected The Associated Press' college basketball player of the year on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File) Purchase photo reprints »

  • FILE - In this March 3, 2013, file photo, Michigan guard Trey Burke (3) dribbles upcourt during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan State in Ann Arbor, Mich. Burke, the sophomore point guard who led Michigan to the Final Four, has been selected The Associated Press' college basketball player of the year on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

    FILE - In this March 3, 2013, file photo, Michigan guard Trey Burke (3) dribbles upcourt during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan State in Ann Arbor, Mich. Burke, the sophomore point guard who led Michigan to the Final Four, has been selected The Associated Press' college basketball player of the year on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File) Purchase photo reprints »

  • FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2013, file photo, Michigan guard Trey Burke waits during a break in the during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Illinois in Ann Arbor, Mich. Burke, the sophomore point guard who led Michigan to the Final Four, has been selected The Associated Press' college basketball player of the year on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

    FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2013, file photo, Michigan guard Trey Burke waits during a break in the during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Illinois in Ann Arbor, Mich. Burke, the sophomore point guard who led Michigan to the Final Four, has been selected The Associated Press' college basketball player of the year on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File) Purchase photo reprints »

  • FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2013, file photo, Michigan guard Trey Burke waits during a break in the during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Illinois in Ann Arbor, Mich. Burke, the sophomore point guard who led Michigan to the Final Four, has been selected The Associated Press' college basketball player of the year on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

    FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2013, file photo, Michigan guard Trey Burke waits during a break in the during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Illinois in Ann Arbor, Mich. Burke, the sophomore point guard who led Michigan to the Final Four, has been selected The Associated Press' college basketball player of the year on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File) Purchase photo reprints »

  • FILE - In this March 29, 2013, file photo, Michigan's Trey Burke (3) reacts after making a three-point basket in the final seconds of the second half of a regional semifinal game against Kansas in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Arlington, Texas. Burke, the sophomore point guard who led Michigan to the Final Four, has been selected The Associated Press' college basketball player of the year on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

    FILE - In this March 29, 2013, file photo, Michigan's Trey Burke (3) reacts after making a three-point basket in the final seconds of the second half of a regional semifinal game against Kansas in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Arlington, Texas. Burke, the sophomore point guard who led Michigan to the Final Four, has been selected The Associated Press' college basketball player of the year on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File) Purchase photo reprints »

  • FILE - In this March 29, 2013, file photo, Michigan's Trey Burke (3) reacts after making a three-point basket in the final seconds of the second half of a regional semifinal game against Kansas in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Arlington, Texas. Burke, the sophomore point guard who led Michigan to the Final Four, has been selected The Associated Press' college basketball player of the year on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

    FILE - In this March 29, 2013, file photo, Michigan's Trey Burke (3) reacts after making a three-point basket in the final seconds of the second half of a regional semifinal game against Kansas in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Arlington, Texas. Burke, the sophomore point guard who led Michigan to the Final Four, has been selected The Associated Press' college basketball player of the year on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File) Purchase photo reprints »

  • FILE - In this April 16, 2012 file photo, Richard Pitino talks to the media during a press conference in Miami. Minnesota is in advanced discussions with Richard Pitino, the son of Louisville coach Rick Pitino, to take over for Tubby Smith. Two people with knowledge of the discussions say Pitino engaged in negotiations with Minnesota officials on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. The people requested anonymity because the deal has not been formally completed. In his lone season at Florida International, Pitino led the Panthers to an 18-14 record, the school's first winning season in 13 years.  (AP Photo/J Pat Carter, File)

    FILE - In this April 16, 2012 file photo, Richard Pitino talks to the media during a press conference in Miami. Minnesota is in advanced discussions with Richard Pitino, the son of Louisville coach Rick Pitino, to take over for Tubby Smith. Two people with knowledge of the discussions say Pitino engaged in negotiations with Minnesota officials on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. The people requested anonymity because the deal has not been formally completed. In his lone season at Florida International, Pitino led the Panthers to an 18-14 record, the school's first winning season in 13 years. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter, File) Purchase photo reprints »

  • FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2012 file photo, Florida International coach Richard Pitino applauds his team's effort during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Louisville in Louisville, Ky. Minnesota is in advanced discussions with Richard Pitino, the son of Louisville coach Rick Pitino, to take over for Tubby Smith. Two people with knowledge of the discussions say Pitino engaged in negotiations with Minnesota officials on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. The people requested anonymity because the deal has not been formally completed. In his lone season at Florida International, Pitino led the Panthers to an 18-14 record, the school's first winning season in 13 years.  (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)

    FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2012 file photo, Florida International coach Richard Pitino applauds his team's effort during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Louisville in Louisville, Ky. Minnesota is in advanced discussions with Richard Pitino, the son of Louisville coach Rick Pitino, to take over for Tubby Smith. Two people with knowledge of the discussions say Pitino engaged in negotiations with Minnesota officials on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. The people requested anonymity because the deal has not been formally completed. In his lone season at Florida International, Pitino led the Panthers to an 18-14 record, the school's first winning season in 13 years. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File) Purchase photo reprints »

  • FILE - In this March 3, 2013, file photo, Michigan guard Trey Burke (3) dribbles upcourt during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan State in Ann Arbor, Mich. Burke, the sophomore point guard who led Michigan to the Final Four, has been selected The Associated Press' college basketball player of the year on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
  • FILE - In this March 3, 2013, file photo, Michigan guard Trey Burke (3) dribbles upcourt during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan State in Ann Arbor, Mich. Burke, the sophomore point guard who led Michigan to the Final Four, has been selected The Associated Press' college basketball player of the year on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
  • FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2013, file photo, Michigan guard Trey Burke waits during a break in the during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Illinois in Ann Arbor, Mich. Burke, the sophomore point guard who led Michigan to the Final Four, has been selected The Associated Press' college basketball player of the year on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
  • FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2013, file photo, Michigan guard Trey Burke waits during a break in the during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Illinois in Ann Arbor, Mich. Burke, the sophomore point guard who led Michigan to the Final Four, has been selected The Associated Press' college basketball player of the year on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
  • FILE - In this March 29, 2013, file photo, Michigan's Trey Burke (3) reacts after making a three-point basket in the final seconds of the second half of a regional semifinal game against Kansas in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Arlington, Texas. Burke, the sophomore point guard who led Michigan to the Final Four, has been selected The Associated Press' college basketball player of the year on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
  • FILE - In this March 29, 2013, file photo, Michigan's Trey Burke (3) reacts after making a three-point basket in the final seconds of the second half of a regional semifinal game against Kansas in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Arlington, Texas. Burke, the sophomore point guard who led Michigan to the Final Four, has been selected The Associated Press' college basketball player of the year on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
  • FILE - In this April 16, 2012 file photo, Richard Pitino talks to the media during a press conference in Miami. Minnesota is in advanced discussions with Richard Pitino, the son of Louisville coach Rick Pitino, to take over for Tubby Smith. Two people with knowledge of the discussions say Pitino engaged in negotiations with Minnesota officials on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. The people requested anonymity because the deal has not been formally completed. In his lone season at Florida International, Pitino led the Panthers to an 18-14 record, the school's first winning season in 13 years.  (AP Photo/J Pat Carter, File)
  • FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2012 file photo, Florida International coach Richard Pitino applauds his team's effort during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Louisville in Louisville, Ky. Minnesota is in advanced discussions with Richard Pitino, the son of Louisville coach Rick Pitino, to take over for Tubby Smith. Two people with knowledge of the discussions say Pitino engaged in negotiations with Minnesota officials on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. The people requested anonymity because the deal has not been formally completed. In his lone season at Florida International, Pitino led the Panthers to an 18-14 record, the school's first winning season in 13 years.  (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)

Michigan will take on Syracuse in the national semifinals Saturday.

Burke joins Cazzie Russell in 1966 as the only Michigan players to win the award. The Big Ten player of the year, Burke averaged 19.2 points, 3.1 rebounds and 6.7 assists. He shot 40.1 percent from behind the 3-point line.

“He has been with three to five freshmen all year long,” Michigan coach John Beilein said Thursday. “Here he is this cagey sophomore, veteran sophomore.

“Come on, the whole year he has been just as calm and cool as if he was a fifth-year redshirt senior guard. So you look at that.

“Those young guys look at Trey, they see poise, they see patience. It’s worked very well.”

The voting was by the same 65-member national media panel that selects the weekly Top 25. Ballots had to be returned by Selection Sunday.

Burke received 31 votes while Otto Porter Jr. of Georgetown was second with 16 votes and Victor Oladipo of Indiana got 10.

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