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Posted on Tue, Mar 13, 2012 : 2:13 p.m.

Michigan's Trey Burke named second team all-American by

By Nick Baumgardner

Trey Burke is one of the 10 best players in America, according to

The site unveiled its 2012 all-American teams Tuesday, and the Michigan basketball freshman point guard was a second-team choice and a freshman all-American.

Burke, who was the co-Big Ten Freshman of the Year and a Second Team All-Big Ten selection, was one of just three Big Ten players to make CBS' three All-American squads.


Michigan point guard Trey Burke, above, was named a second-team all-American by and a member of its freshman all-American team.

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He was joined on the Second Team by Ohio State's Jared Sullinger, Missouri's Marcus Denmon, Creighton's Doug McDerrmott and Kentucky's Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.

The first team consists of Michigan State's Draymond Green, Kentucky's Anthony Davis, Kansas' Thomas Robinson, North Carolina's Kendall Marshall and Murray State's Isaiah Canaan.

The freshman squad was Burke, Indiana's Cody Zeller -- who shared the Big Ten rookie award with Burke -- Duke's Austin Rivers, Kidd-Gilchrist and Davis.

Davis was named the site's national Player of the Year and the national Freshman of the Year, while Michigan State's Tom Izzo won the Coach of the Year honors. Purdue's Robbie Hummel was named Comeback Player of the Year.

Nick Baumgardner covers Michigan basketball for He can be reached at 734-623-2514, by email at and followed on Twitter @nickbaumgardner.

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Wed, Mar 14, 2012 : 1:58 p.m.

Congratulations, Trey! What a nice honor.


Wed, Mar 14, 2012 : 12:13 p.m.

All together now, "one more year, hey, one more year!" Enjoy him now, everybody, because next year will be his last.........