Video: Catching Up With Willie Burton

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Willie Burton came to the University of Minnesota from Detroit, and left as a Golden Gopher legend. He led Minnesota to the Sweet Sixteen as a junior, and then to the Elite Eight as a senior in 1990. He holds the second-highest career point total in Gopher history with 1,800.

Burton's scoring average increased every year. He averaged 8.7 points per game as a freshman, and 19.3 as a senior. He boasted a field goal completion rate of 51.1 percent. A lot of Burton's points came from the line, as he holds the school record for free throws made (426).

Following his career at Minnesota, Burton spent eight years in the NBA. He played for the Heat, 76ers, Hawks, Spurs, and Hornets. His 1990-91 performance earned him second-team All-Rookie honors.

Burton was inducted into the "M" Club Hall of Fame in 2010. More recently, he was back on campus for All-Star Friday Night in October, where he took some time to talk about what he is up to now.

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