Michigan's Spike Albrecht
scored an impressive 17 points in the first half of Monday night's title game. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Michigan backup point guard Spike Albrecht became a March (April?) legend for about an hour last night, pouring in a staggering 17 points in the first half of the national title game while making nearly every shot he took. While Michigan's loss (and his scoreless second half) will relegate his epic effort to the Endy Chavez Hall of Fame, Spike's confidence doesn't look to have been shaken by the 82-76 loss to Louisville.
When you're as hot as you were on the biggest stage, why not let one more fly?
There's something to be said for a shooter's mentality. Let it rip, son. Let it rip.