GIF: Trey Burke Three-Pointer Forces Overtime

The No. 1-seeded Kansas Jayhawks looked poised to advance to the Elite 8 with a 14-point lead heading in to the final minutes of their Sweet 16 match up against the No. 4 seed Michigan Wolverines. Unfortunately for the Jayhawks, with a three point lead, they left Michigan’s Trey Burke get an open look and launch the game-tying three-pointer to force overtime. It was a big time shot from a big time player and showed why Burke is such a key player for the Wolverines. 

It was a clutch shot that kept the Wolverines tournament hopes alive.

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Heading in to overtime, Burke had 18 points. He started off the overtime period with a heat check that showed he was feeling his stroke.

Here is Burke’s clutch 3-foot three point shot that forced extra time:

The winner of Kansas vs. Michigan will advance to face the winner of No. 3 seed Florida and the No. 15-seeded Cinderella squad from Florida Gulf Coast. If the Wolverines advance, they’ve got Trey Burke to thank for coming up big when it mattered the most.

Be sure to stay tuned to FanSided.com throughout the entire tournament as we keep you up to date with the latest results.

Topics: 2013 NCAA Tournament, Kansas Jayhawks, March Madness, Michigan Wolverines

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