Originally posted on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 2/20/12
John Beilein met with the media this morning for his weekly Big Ten Teleconference call. Among today’s news is that Michigan is now ranked 13th in the USA Today Coaches Poll and Trey Burke was picked as the Big Ten Freshman of the Week. The selection was Burke’s fifth this season, one more than Tim Hardaway Jr. had during his freshman season last year. Here are the notes and quotes from Beilein’s teleconference: Opening statement: “We had a week to get ready for a lot of things last week. We really had a great day Saturday with GameDay, being here, with a great Ohio game being here. it was a close game all the way. Fortunate to stay in the lead and keep the lead when the buzzer ended.” On the importance of seniors Stu Douglass and Zack Novak in rebuilding the program: “I wish I could say I was this accurate at all in recruiting, but we were just looking for two really solid kids that we could count on that love basketball, ran through the doors at Michigan because they wanted to...
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