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Posted on Tue, Mar 6, 2012 : 12:37 p.m.

Michigan basketball PG Trey Burke named to USBWA All-District team

By Nick Baumgardner

Trey Burke continues to collect postseason honors.

The Michigan basketball freshman point guard was named Tuesday to the USBWA's All-District V Team .

Burke is one of 10 players from the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin named to the team.


Michigan freshman Trey Burke averages 14.6 points and 4.6 assists per game.

Michigan State senior forward Draymond Green was named the District V Player of the Year, and MSU coach Tom Izzo was named the district's Coach of the Year.

Joining Burke and Green on the All-District V team were Ohio State's William Buford, Marquette's Jae Crowder, Purdue's Robbie Hummel, Marquette's Darius Johnson-Odom, Northwestern's John Shurna, Ohio State's Jared Sullinger, Wisconsin's Jordan Taylor and Indiana's Cody Zeller.

Other national district players of the year were Connecticut's Jeremy Lamb, West Virginia's Kevin Jones, North Carolina's Tyler Zeller, Kentucky's Anthony Davis, Kansas' Thomas Robinson, Texas' J'Covan Brown, Weber State's Damian Lilard and Long Beach State's Casper Ware.

The Sporting News released its 2012 All-America college basketball teams Tuesday, and Burke was not included in the publication's All-Freshman team.

Zeller, Davis, Washington's Troy Wroten, Kentucky's Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Duke's Austin Rivers made the squad.

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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