Found July 13, 2012 on UM Hoops:
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 we have a lot of experience coming back. Everyone looks good out there. We have that chemistry from last year combined with the freshmen coming in and I really think we are national championship contenders.” Now Burke isn’t focused on the past. He’s focused on improving this summer to make this year’s Michigan squad better than the one before it. The Wolverines are more athletic than a season ago. John Beilein has a more versatile collection of players from the post to the perimeter and his returning leaders have seen as much in practice. “I think this team is very versatile. We can go big, go small, go slashing with all gu

Burke, Hardaway improve both game and chemistry at summer camps

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...

Adidas Invitational: Day Three Notebook

The Michigan staff continues to place recruiting focus on the state of Indiana. The latest Hoosier state prospect with Michigan interest is 2015 guard Jalen Coleman. Coleman, a 6-foot-3 guard, has caught Michigan’s attention and is planning an August trip to Ann Arbor. Coleman, who recently finished his freshman year at Cathedral High School, has already received offers from Indiana...

Burke Says UM a Nat'l Title Contender

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.

Michigan football players release music video

You might not know Michigan Wolverines football players Jack Kennedy and Joe Reynolds for their on-the-field exploits, but you might hear some good stuff rrom them in the future. The Michigan quarterback and wide receiver released a music video titled “Away” under the names JDK and Rey. It’s a stirring song featuring the beautiful Ann Arbor campus. The Wolverines starting...

Adidas Invitational: Day One Notebook

A pair of Michigan commitments and one 2014 offeree were in action during the opening night of the Adidas Invitational on Wednesday in Indianapolis, Indiana. 2013 commitments Zak Irvin and Mark Donnal performed well in front of Michigan coach John Beilein and assistant coaches LaVall Jordan and Jeff Meyer despite suffering opening night losses. Michigan coaches were joined in the...

2012 LeBron James Skills Academy: Top College Prospects on the LeBron James Skills Academy. 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...

Incoming freshmen make early impact in summer workouts

“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...
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