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Robinson, Michigan beat South Dakota State 71-56

Published On: Mar 22 2013 07:23:49 AM CDT
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1980s-1990’s. University of Michigan/Ed Martin Scandal. Basketball booster Ed Martin was found guilty of paying several players to launder money from an illegal gambling operation in one of the largest scandals involving payments to college athletes in American collegiate history.

Glenn Robinson III scored 21 points and Mitch McGary added 13 points and nine rebounds, helping fourth-seeded Michigan overcome a rough night for Trey Burke in a 71-56 NCAA tournament victory over 13th-seeded South Dakota State on Thursday night.

Burke made only two field goals and left the game briefly in the second half after a hard fall under the basket. The star point guard came back after that, but he finished with only six points.

Michigan (27-7) advanced anyway behind Robinson, McGary and Tim Hardaway Jr., who scored 21 points.

South Dakota State (25-10) trailed by only four at halftime but couldn't keep up. High-scoring guard Nate Wolters was held to only 10 points.

Burke was held in single digits for the first time all season.

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