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The first shoe is about to drop for the Michigan basketball team.
While appearing in Los Angeles to accept the John Wooden national player of the year award, Trey Burke said that he is within a couple days of making a decision about entering the NBA draft.
I will definitely be announcing in the next couple of days," Burke said on ESPN. "The good thing is Coach (John) Beilein is out here in L.A. with me and we have an opportunity to sit down and discuss things, not only with him but with my family."
Burke has consistently been listed as a lottery pick in mock drafts, and his biggest weakness -- his height -- isn't something that another year of college will help. Burke, along with Tim Hardaway, Jr., Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary, will hear from the NBA's draft advisory board on Monday.
That will give the quartet a better-informed idea of where they would likely be picked if they left Michigan. Burke is considered a near-lock to enter the draft, but Hardaway, Robinson and McGary will be facing a tougher decision.
BEST OF MAXIM
Trey Burke will announce his NBA Draft decision on Sunday afternoon and Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Burke will enter the NBA Draft:
Michigan sophomore guard Trey Burke, the consensus national player of the year, will enter the NBA Draft, sources told Yahoo! Sports.
Michigan has scheduled a news conference for Sunday afternoon, where Burke will formalize...
Michigan Basketball’s Trey Burke will forego his final two years of eligibility and enter the NBA Draft. Burke was the unanmious selection for National Player of the Year and a consensus All-American. He is one of the greatest players in Michigan Basketball history and we will decide soon where he ranks on this list: Michigan’s all-time best point guards.
THE NEXT LEVEL
Michigan point guard Trey Burke reportedly will announce that he is leaving the Wolverines to turn pro. He was the player of the year.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Trey Burke will announce his basketball future in a press conference Sunday afternoon at the Crisler Center as first reported by Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski via Twitter.
Burke, the consensus national player of the year, is projected as a lottery pick in June's NBA draft. He considered leaving Michigan for the NBA after his freshman year, but decided...
Michigan Wolverine sophomore guard extraordinaire and multiple player-of-the-year award winner Trey Burke made it official Sunday, he’s moving on to the NBA.
Trey Burke made the announcement during a press conference called by Michigan Athletics to communicate the news from Ann Arbor.
The Naismith and Wooden award winner and Big Ten Player of the Year contributed 18.6 points-per...
Trey Burke, John Beilein, Bacari Alexander and LaVall Jordan were all available to the media on Sunday afternoon to discuss Trey Burke’s decision to enter the NBA Draft. We pulled together some highlighted quotes regarding Burke’s decision, his teammates’ upcoming decisions and his impact on the program.
Trey Burke – Watch the press conference
“It was definitely a tough...
It shouldn’t surprise anyone, but Michigan guard Trey Burke will be heading to the NBA Draft, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports:
Michigan guard Trey Burke will enter the NBA Draft, source tells Y! Sports. He has scheduled announcement for Sunday.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) April 13, 2013
Burke recently won the Wooden, Naismith, and AP Player of the Year...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Brittney Griner of Baylor has won the women's John R. Wooden Award as college basketball's national player of the year for the second consecutive year.
Griner is the fourth woman to win back-to-back awards. She averaged 23.8 points -- third-best in the country -- and 4.14 blocked shots as a senior, and finished her career as the No. 2 scorer in NCAA history...
Trey Burke and John Beilein announced that Burke will be headed to the NBA Draft after his sophomore season. Watch the Michigan point guard and his head coach announce the decision in today’s press conference at the Crisler Center.
John Beilein and Trey Burke were available to comment individually about Burke’s decision to forgo his final two seasons at Michigan and declare for the 2013 NBA Draft. You can watch video of the interviews using the embedded media players below.
Burke after the jump.
Trey Burke’s shot against Kansas in this year’s NCAA Tournament, which forced overtime in the Sweet 16 matchup, will not soon be forgotten by anyone who saw it.
When Trey Burke arrived in Ann Arbor prior to his freshman year, the question on most Michigan basketball fans’ minds was about how big a step back the program would take trying to use Burke as the replacement for Darius...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Trey Burke is taking his talents to the NBA.
Burke made the worst-kept secret in basketball official Sunday when he announced at the Crisler Center that he's giving up his last two seasons of eligibility at Michigan.
"After talking it over with my coaches and my parents and the people that I trust the most, I've decided to declare for the 2013 NBA...
Trey Burke said during an interview with SportsCenter on Friday that a decision on his future is “still up in the air.” Burke, in Los Angeles to receive the Wooden Award as the nation’s top player this season, added that he plans to announce whether or not he’ll enter the 2013 NBA Draft within the next “couple of days.”
“The good thing is coach (John) Beilein’s out...
Leave no stone unturned. That may not actually apply to the notion of the Charlotte Bobcats potentially drafting Michigan point guard Trey Burke, but depending on who you are and what you think of the current Charlotte roster, you could argue it should. Kemba Walker has made significant strides in year two with the Bobcats. [...]
Eleven days ago we reported that Michigan guards Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. were expected to declare for the NBA draft following their teams run in the NCAA tournament. Well, one half of that equation is about to become official, at least according to Jeff Goodman of CBSSports.com:
Michigan's Trey Burke announcing he is headed to NBA tomorrow at 1:30, sources...