After falling just short of a national title in a loss to Louisville, Trey Burke was asked about his relationship with Michigan coach John Beilein.
''The respect I have for Coach Beilein is at an all-time high and it will always be,'' Burke said. ''Throughout my college career, throughout whatever my opportunities are after college, he's just the guy that you'll respect, not only on the court, but off the court. He's the guy that's going to hold you accountable for all your actions and he's going to help you grow up as a man.''
It was hard to escape the sense of finality in Burke's postgame comments, and although the sophomore point guard says he'll take his time before deciding whether to leave for the NBA, Michigan's future is uncertain after Monday night's 82-76 loss in the NCAA title game.
Burke, the AP national player of the year, is an obvious candidate to turn pro after considering it last year, and the Wolverines' tournament run leaves a few other players with decisions t...