Found October 25, 2012 on UM Hoops:
Michigan sophomore point guard Trey Burke was selected to the All-Big Ten preseason team at the conference’s media day this morning. Burke shared Big Ten Freshmen of the Year honors a season ago and flirted with the NBA Draft this spring.  The sophomore was picked as a second team All-American in 2011-12 and averaged 15 points, five assists and four rebounds per game. He’s expected to be a focal point for the Wolverines once again this season. Michigan was chosen as the Big Ten’s second best at media day behind conference favorites Indiana. The Wolverines shared the Big Ten title with Ohio State and Michigan State last season and return three starters along with a top-five freshman class featuring Mitch McGary, Glenn Robinson III and Nik Stauskas. Find the full Big Ten preseason selections after the jump. 2012-13 BIG TEN PRESEASON RANKINGS 1. Indiana 2. Michigan 3. Ohio State 2012-13 PRESEASON ALL-BIG TEN TEAM CODY ZELLER, Indiana Trey Burke, Michigan Aaron Craft, Ohio State Deshau...

UM Hoops picked 2nd; Burke picked All Big Ten

The preseason Big Ten men's basketball picks are out. Michigan and Trey Burke figure prominently.

Big Ten guards on how to stop Trey Burke

We talked to some players at Big Ten Media Day about one of the most pressing questions facing any team gearing up to play Michigan: How do you guard Trey Burke? Ohio State’s Aaron Craft, Michigan State’s Keith Appling, Purdue’s Terone Johnson, Indiana’s Jordan Hulls and Illinois’ Brandon Paul all explained their approach last season. Aaron Craft, Ohio State “The biggest...

Video & Quotes: Trey Burke talks at Big Ten Media Day

Along with Tim Hardaway Jr. and Jordan Morgan, Trey Burke made the trip to Chicago to speak with the media for Big Ten Media Day. Burke fielded questions about Michigan’s five talented freshmen, the development of his own game, how it feels to definitely not be flying under the radar, and more. His answers are transcribed after the jump, or you can watch his interview in the embedded...

Five storylines from Big Ten Media Day

John Beilein, Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Jordan Morgan faced the media on Thursday morning at Big Ten Media Day outside of Chicago. With just under a week until Michigan’s first exhibition game, the group had plenty to share about the upcoming season. There was plenty of discussion of how talented the Michigan roster is but the Wolverines still have a lot to figure out, from...

2012-13 Michigan basketball player preview: Jordan Morgan

Continuing on with our returning player previews, today we take a look at starting center Jordan Morgan. Jordan Morgan JorNumber: 52 Class: RS Junior Major Engineering Measurements: 6’8″, 250 pounds Hometown: Detroit, Mich. High School: Univ. of Detroit Jesuit High School (2005-09) Position(s): Center Career Stats: PTS REB AST STL TO BLK...

Transcript: John Beilein at Big Ten Media Day 2012-13

John Beilein addressed the media this morning at the Big Ten Media Day in Chicago, Illinois. Beilein discussed his team, picked to finish second in the league, and the upcoming basketball season. THE MODERATOR: Next up is Michigan head coach John Beilein, welcoming back 10 letter winners and they won a Big Ten championship last year.  JOHN BEILEIN: Pleasure to be here. Always exciting...

Tuesday Links: More prognostication, top point guards, Fab Five, Michigan bigs

College basketball countdown: No. 5 Michigan Wolverines – Sporting News – “An opposing coach’s take: “You’ve got a point guard who had a tremendous freshman year. You’ve got a wing who had a tremendous freshman year and an OK sophomore year. Now, if Trey Burke can have a tremendous sophomore year and you can get (Tim) Hardaway back to shooting it consistently, and you...

Video & Quotes: Tim Hardaway Jr. at Big Ten Media Day

Tim Hardaway Jr. made the trip to Rosemont, Illinois with the Wolverines to represent Michigan for Big Ten Media Day. We sat down with Tim to discuss possible lineups for the season, recent developments in the 60 in 5 competition, Glenn Robinson III’s natural position, and much more. Watch the first part of Hardaway’s interview in the embedded media player below and find part...

Class of 2015 Recruiting: An Early Look

Michigan won’t offer class of 2015 prospects until June 15th, 2013 but the Wolverines have began an aggressive pursuit of a number of talented underclassmen. Michigan has already hosted a number of top prospects on campus for multiple visits and John Beilein and his staff have also made early overtures with an array of top-50 to top-25 prospects. Michigan has yet to secure any...

Video & Quotes: John Beilein holds court at Big Ten Media Day

John Beilein held court at a roundtable discussion at the Hyatt Regency in Rosemont, Illinois for Big Ten Media Day. We were on hand to listen to him talk about the development of the freshmen, Caris LeVert in particular, why he thinks the Big Ten has gotten so tough, and more. You can read the transcript after the jump or watch using the embedded media player below. On playing...

Video: John Beilein’s press conference at Big Ten Media Day

John Beilein addressed the media this morning at Big Ten Media Day in Chicago. Here’s footage of the Michigan head coach’s remarks on Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr. and what he’s learned about the freshmen thus far. Read the full transcript of Beilein’s remarks in our previous update. Check back throughout the day for additional updates from Big Ten Media Day.
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