Posted July 12, 2012 on
Michigan PG Trey Burke met with the media today to share his thoughts on a wide array of topics. The sophomore floor general discussed the early performances turned in by Michigan’s crop of impressive freshmen, the lessons he learned at Chris Paul’s camp, his improved chemistry with Tim Hardaway, and more.
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Trey Burke insists he “wasn’t close to leaving” but Michigan’s point guard had one foot in the NBA draft in April. Three months later, Burke is back and focused on just one thing: winning. With the 2012 draft in the rear view mirror, Burke has no regrets and is ready for move forward.
“I’m really happy [with my decision],” Burke said. “The freshmen look great and...
Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. combine to return nearly half of Michigan’s scoring production from a year ago. The duo led Michigan to a Big Ten championship during their first season together and both players insist their relationship is closer than ever.
Make no mistake about it, there were times last season that the on-court rapport between Michigan’s two best players looked...
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5. Trey Burke 6’0/185 6’5 (Columbus, OH) Michigan — Stood out on the first two days with his all around hustle and play. May have been the top overall PG prospect in camp. Though undersized, his 6’5 wingspan and athleticism allows him to overcome his size deficiency. Burke plays with a lot of intensity and heart. He displayed...
“The first two or three games, they destroyed us,” Hardaway said while recalling his first pick-up games against the incoming freshmen class. “I think they were very excited.”
It’s not often that Tim Hardaway Jr. or Trey Burke, both likely future pros and Michigan’s best players, lose a game of pick-up basketball. One certainly wouldn’t expect a team featuring either...