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Michigan wraps up its exhibition slate this evening with a home contest against the Saginaw Valley State Cardinals. The Wolverines will look to continue momentum from their nearly flawless exhibition opener against Northern Michigan while reintegrating All-American point guard Trey Burke back into the lineup after his one game suspension.
Tip off is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. at Crisler Arena on BTN.com (streaming for a fee information here). Join in the discussion before, during and after the game in the comments section below.
What to watch for: Saginaw Valley State
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Trey Burke and Glenn Robinson III met with the media after Michigan’s exhibition finale against Saginaw Valley State. Burke tallied 16 points and eight assists in just 21 minutes in his first game back from a one-game suspension.
Watch Robinson’s interviews after the jump.
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John Beilein spoke to the media after Michigan’s 76-48 exhibition win over Saginaw Valley State on Monday evening. The notes and quotes are after the jump or you can watch in the embedded media player below.
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Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner has shown he can help the team under center now and later.
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Photo: Dustin Johnston
Michigan 76, Saginaw Valley State 48
There’s been more than enough off-season debate as to whether Michigan is overrated as the fifth best team in preseason polls. Only time will tell, but through two exhibition games the Wolverines look every bit like John Beilein’s most talented team to date. Michigan cruised to a Monday night exhibition win over Saginaw...
Mitch McGary and Tim Hardaway Jr. faced the media after Michigan’s second easy exhibition victory on Monday evening. McGary racked up six points and 10 rebounds in 20 minutes of playing time while Hardaway handed out six assists.
Watch Hardaway’s interview after the jump.
Michigan takes the court tonight for its second and final exhibition contest of the preseason slate. The Wolverines will host Saginaw Valley State in a final tune up before the season opener on Friday night against Slippery Rock. Saginaw Valley State is picked to finish 7th in the GLIAC North, one spot ahead of the Northern Michigan team that the Wolverines beat...
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Trey Burke showed no sings of rust on Monday night (photo by MGoBlue.com)
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Michigan’s second and final exhibition matchup comes tonight at Crisler Center against the Cardinals of Saginaw Valley State. Here are three things to watch for as the season nears:
Trey Burke will see his first game action of the season tonight
Rotation: Trey Burke will be back in the lineup tonight after serving a one-game suspension last Thursday for a violation of team rules...