Found October 22, 2012 on UM Hoops:
Characterizing Tim Hardaway Jr.’s sophomore year as a “slump” might be a bit of an overstatement given that Michigan’s No. 2 scorer tallied more points and assists than his freshman season. However, the underlying statistics behind his raw production are tough to ignore. Look a bit deeper and it’s clear that Hardaway was significantly less efficient as a sophomore and his three point shooting tells the story of his sophomore slump. The junior swingman played more minutes and used a higher percentage of Michigan’s possessions but a steep drop in his three point shooting (37% down to 28%) caused his offensive rating to fall by six points. Along with point guard Trey Burke, Hardaway will once again be one of the focal points of Michigan’s offense this season. This year is pivotal in Hardaway’s development as he’ll not only be adapting to spending time at a new position (the two guard), he’ll also be attempting to find the consistency which he lacked throughout last season. Reasons for...
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