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Michigan received a visit from 2012 point guard Michael “Spike” Albrecht this week and he pledged to become the 4th member of the Wolverine’s highly touted class. Albrecht originally hails from Crown Point Indiana, but played this past season at Mount Hermon prep school in Massachusetts. While there he broke the school’s single season assist record by dishing out 241 dimes.
Regardess of what Trey Burke decides, the Wolverines were in dire need of adding another point guard to the roster. Albrecht is a true floor general, who handles the rock as if it were on a string. He can get in the lane to create a shot for himself or to set up a teammate. He played AAU ball with fellow Michigan commits Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary for SYF. Here are some highlights from Albrecht’s season at Mount Hermon.
ESPNU recently released their final rankings for the class of 2012. Glenn “Tre” Robinson landed at #18 overall on the list and was anointed with 5-star status. Mitch McGary landed at #27 on the list and Nik Stauskus checks in at #76.
Meanwhile, Trey Burke is expected to decide by April 10th whether or not he will return to Michigan for his sophomore season or declare himself eligible for the NBA Draft. His return would cement the Wolverines as a preseason Top 5 team. It would also allow Albrecht to be mentored by an All-American point guard.
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The University of Michigan Athletic Department announced this afternoon that Michigan point guard Trey Burke will continue his career and return for his sophomore season in Ann Arbor. Here’s the athletic department release:
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — University of Michigan men’s basketball freshman guard Trey Burke (Columbus, Ohio/Northland HS) announced today (Monday, April 9) that...
Michigan Basketball commit Mark Donnal (Whitehouse, Ohio) enjoyed a stellar junior season, averaging around 19 points and 10 boards per game. Donnal is a 6-foot-9, 215 pound power forward who can fill it up from inside the paint and beyond the arc. He is a humble, hard working kid who will be an excellent addition to the Michigan Basketball program.
Donnal was named to the All-Ohio...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan star Trey Burke has announced he will remain with the Wolverines instead of entering the NBA draft.
Burke was weighing his options after a superb freshman season. The 5-foot-11 point guard averaged a team-high 14.8 points per game and looked comfortable from the start against Big Ten competition. Burke took over at point guard after Darius Morris...
Michigan fans can exhale. After spending a couple weeks with their obsessing about whether their prized freshman point guard, Trey Burke, would declare for the NBA Draft, they have their answer. Burke announced today that he will be returning for his sophomore season.
Burke released the following statement Monday:
“Over the past few weeks, I have spent a lot of time thinking...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- John Beilein isn't giving up on Trey Burke just yet.
A day after Burke's father took to the Internet to contradict reports that Michigan's freshman point guard has decided to enter the NBA draft, Beilein did the same thing on Thursday.
In his weekly blog on Michigan's official website, Beilein took pains to deny Wednesday's published reports...
One week ago, it appeared as if Michigan Wolverines point guard Trey Burke was headed to the NBA. But He has released a statement claiming that he will return to Ann Arbor to continue his collegiate career
"I have so much more to develop as both a student and athlete, and there is no better place to do that than here at Michigan. I love my Michigan family and am really...
Trey Burke was voted Big Ten co-Freshman of the Year after leading the Wolverines in scoring and assists.
Earlier this week, and unofficial announcement was made that freshman point guard for the Michigan Wolverines, Trey Burke, would be leaving the team to enter in the NBA Draft. Burke has not signed with an agent, and could ultimately rejoin the team, but rarely is that the case.
Now it has been announced that Evan Smotrycz, is readying to leave the team by transferring to either...
Michigan hasn't let go of Trey Burke quite yet, but they've found a possible replacement just in case.
The Wolverines got a verbal commitment Friday from point guard Spike Albrecht. Albrecht started his high-school career at Crown Point (Ind.) High School before transferring to Northfield (Mass.) Mount Herman HS as a senior.
With Burke's future up in the air, John Beilein...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- University of Michigan men's basketball freshman guard Trey Burke (Columbus, Ohio/Northland HS) announced today (Monday, April 9) that he will continue his collegiate playing career with the Wolverine basketball program.
Michigan’s precious freshman guard Trey Burke wildly outperformed expectations during his first season for the Wolverines, to the point where he is expected to enter the NBA draft. The expected loss of Burke, in addition to three announced transfers from the program in Evan Smotrycz, Carlton Brundidge and Colton Christian, has opened room for the coaching staff to issue [....
On this Sunday's show Sam Webb and Tom Beaver discussed the latest rumblings on Trey Burke's decision stay at Michigan or enter the NBA draft, the impact that decision will have on basketball recruiting, the significance of Spike Albrecht's commitment, football recruiting heading into the Spring game, the Adidas Invitational, and more..
Michigan didn’t wait long to add a point guard to the roster after the news that Trey Burke was likely headed to the NBA broke on Wednesday afternoon. Northfield Mount Hermon (Mass.) point guard Spike Albrecht took an official visit to Michigan on Thursday and made his commitment official after receiving an offer from Michigan head coach John Beilein. The Wolverine staff had been...