Found June 24, 2013 on UM Hoops:
Dustin Johnston While the hype surrounding this season’s crop of Michigan basketball freshmen isn’t anywhere nearly as intense as it was last offseason, the unknown is always intriguing and there’s quite a bit riding on the new underclassmen. Two of Michigan’s three incoming freshmen could start next season and all three could find themselves in the rotation. No matter what the freshmen do, John Beilein will likely spend the early portion of the season drawing from his stable of young but relatively experienced players — playing under the bright lights of the Final Four will cause any player to grow up fast. During a casual discussion with media on Thursday, Beilein addressed his expectations for a few returning Wolverines, all players who will have a significant impact on Michigan’s on-court success next year. However, success on the court relies heavily on one role the team must find a way to fill this offseason: leadership. Trey Burke was just a sophomore last season, but he was ...

Notebook: Freshmen arrive, preferred walk-ons, schedule, other notes

Michigan Basketball Michigan’s freshmen class arrived on campus on Saturday as the summer semester nears closer. The freshmen posed for an almost identical shot to last year’s group during their first day in Ann Arbor. The rest of the Wolverines will arrive this week while summer semester tips off, Michigan’s coaches will have a limited amount of time to work with the entire...

Photo: Former Michigan Guard Trey Burke Gets Huge Columbus Clippers Tattoo

Move over A.J. McCarron, you’ve got some competition in the ridiculous tattoo department. Former Michigan sharpshooter Trey Burke, who is slotted to be drafted in the top ten of this week’s upcoming NBA Draft, got some new ink on his right arm and uploaded a photo of it to Instagram. Burke’s tattoo is of the Columbus Clippers’ logo, which is the minor league baseball team...

Michigan basketball coach John Beilein throws out first pitch at Tigers game

Michigan basketball head coach John Beilein went out to Comerica Park to throw out the first pitch for the Detroit Tigers-Baltimore Orioles game on Tuesday.  He threw a solid pitch that made its way to the catcher quite easily.  It was nice to see Beilein in good spirits after suffering a tough loss in the National Championship game against Louisville in April. [@mgovideo]

Former Michigan Guard Trey Burke’s Newest Tattoo (Photo)

One of the more interesting things about Trey Burke to me was always the fact that he is from Columbus, Ohio and ended up playing basketball at Michigan. Burke is scheduled to be a top 10 pick in the NBA Draft this week, and decided to add some new ink that you would have been [...]

Tuesday Bullets: Mitch McGary measured, recruiting notes

Mitch McGary measured in at the Nike Skills Academy in New Jersey yesterday at 6-foot-10 (with shoes) and 266 pounds (without shoes). McGary also measured with a 6-foot-11.5 wing span. Much was made of Mitch McGary’s weight during his breakout NCAA tournament (he lost 20 pounds during the season) and I think it’s safe to say that 266 pounds isn’t quite his ideal playing weight...

Trey Burke inks up forearm, tattoo pays homage to hometown of Columbus

Star Michigan point guard Trey Burke recently got himself some new ink as he prepares for the 2013 NBA Draft. His tattoo pays homage to his hometown of Columbus, OH.

Q&A: Jalen Brunson "honored" by Michigan offer

Jalen Brunson, the top point guard prospect in the class of 2015, has emerged as one of the top priorities for the Michigan coaching staff, receiving an offer on Saturday during an unofficial visit to Ann Arbor. The Illinois native is receiving attention from all over, including UConn, Illinois, Ohio State and others, and was at Michigan State’s team camp over the weekend as well...

Beilein: All 11 scholarship players could factor into rotation

Dustin Johnston Michigan’s NCAA tournament run that took it all the way to the national title game was obviously a huge positive for the program. It was terrific exposure and it legitimized Michigan, after a prolonged absence, as a member of college basketball’s elite once again. It also allowed high school basketball players to observe Michigan’s style of play — the smooth...

Draft Roundup: Updated mock drafts, stats and scouting

Dustin Johnston After two months of preparation, combines, flights, workouts and interviews, the 2013 NBA Draft is finally just days away. As Thursday night approaches, it becomes increasingly clear that it should be a very special night for not only Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. but also Michigan head coach John Beilein. Beilein, who is expected to attend the draft with Trey Burke...
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