ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis said Thursday that he regrets sending a message on his Twitter account to Michigan point guard Trey Burke.
"If I had to do it all over again, I would've made it a general tweet," Hollis said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press while traveling to New Orleans for the Final Four. "It was probably unfair to direct my message to one person going through a process that I think has failed a lot of student-athletes."
Burke is weighing a decision on whether to return for his sophomore season or to enter the NBA draft. On Wednesday, he tweeted: "EVERYONE got something to say... smh I thought this was my life!"
Hollis then tweeted to Burke: "My advice, believe in YOUR heart & mind, everything else is interference. People u seek out is better than those that seek u."
That drew a response -- on Twitter -- from Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon: "Mark Hollis had good intentions-but made a mistake. Not ap...