Tim Hardaway Jr. was available to speak with the media Monday about Michigan’s win over Bradley, the progress of the team to this point and more. You can watch using the embedded media player below or read selected quotes after the jump.
Hardaway doesn’t think Michigan will have any trouble staying focused playing a lesser teams at home after playing NC State and then its first road game. “Our young guys are doing a really good job of just staying in the moment right now and they just want to get better each and every day. We’re looking at each and every opponent as the best team out there.”
On the problems Michigan has had closing out games: “We haven’t been really focused out there, to me in my eyes. That just comes with practice. We just have to get more reps in situations where we’re up by a certain amount of points.”
On if it’s part of the job of the veterans to make sure the younger players know what they need to do to close out games: “I definitely feel that way. Not only ...