The legend of Spike Albrecht grows

Spike ... being Spike ... in the first half. (Streeter Lecka / Getty Images)

Spike … being Spike … in the first half. (Streeter Lecka / Getty Images)

Can nothing stop this Spike Albrecht tonight? The freshman has 17 of Michigan’s 33 points at the under-4 (his previous career high: seven points twice, most recently in the Wolverines’ Elite Eight win over Florida). The Wolverines have opened up a 33-21 lead, largely thanks to Albrecht. He’s hitting layups, draining deep three-pointers and generally making the nation’s best defense look foolish.

Who needs Trey Burke when you have Spike Albrecht? Ever since Burke picked up his second foul, Michigan has expanded its lead by nine points.

And so the legend grows.

 

 

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