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Trey Burke is headed to the NBA after two seasons in a maize and blue uniform. Michigan fans frustrated with his decision are missing the point.
Burke’s accomplishments at Michigan should be celebrated despite his short career. In just 73 games, Burke led Michigan to 55 wins and accomplished more than any Michigan player in at least two decades. He did it against the odds and he did it the right way.
Burke’s list of accomplishments and honors is beyond impressive. Big Ten Champion. NCAA Runner Up. National Player of the Year (six times). Big Ten Player of the Year. Big Ten Freshman of the Year. Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year. Consensus First Team All-American. Freshman All-American.
Burke isn’t symbolic of the problems with the NBA early entry rules. He’s an example of everything that can go right when a player makes smart decisions. Burke could have gone to the league last season but realized he could accomplish something special in Ann Arbor. He did just that, and he’ll be a to...
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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...
Trey Burke will be remembered as a winner. Michigan won 55 games in two years under Burke’s guidance as point guard and his resume is as littered with as statistical gems as it is game winning moments. With the news of Burke’s departure to the NBA, we took a look back at some of the defining moments of Burke’s career in chronological order.
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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...
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...
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.
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GoBlueWolverine's Andre Barthwell and Kyle Bogenschutz discuss Trey Burke's decision to enter the 2013 NBA draft, his legacy in Ann Arbor, how his game might translate to the pro's, and how Michigan will fill the void left by the National Player of the Year.
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...
Michigan held its annual post season basketball celebration this evening at the Crisler Center. To the surprise of no one, Trey Burke took home team MVP honors for the second consecutive season. Tim Hardaway Jr. earned most improved player while Jordan Morgan earned the defensive player award.
John Beilein addressed the media before the festivities and reported that...
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 told...
Michigan coach John Beilein meets with the media to provide his support of Trey Burke's decision to declare for the 2013 NBA draft, the decision making process, how the program handles this year in and year out, and his thoughts on Burke's jersey hanging on the rafters of Crisler Center.