John Beilein took the podium this afternoon with his starting line up, Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr., Mitch McGary, Glenn Robinson III and Nik Stauskas. Michigan’s players stuck around for 30 minutes while John Beilein was on the podium for an hour. Read the full transcript of the press conference below.
Q. Curious about in your career, as you started to get better players, more talented guys, were you tempted at all to maybe change your approach in terms of how to handle guys who maybe wanted to accelerate the process a little faster?
COACH BEILEIN: You know, no. Always thought that whatever we do, when I was coaching at the lower levels with really good players, said that if I could ever get to the point where I could recruit these five guys, that we would do a lot of the same things, but we just do ‘em better.
As far as after that, we think we’re preparing kids for everything in life, whatever comes their way. We want them to be more skilled players. If their ...