John Beilein and Michigan’s starting lineup – Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr., Nik Stauskas, Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary – were on the podium this afternoon at the Georgia Dome to discuss Saturday’s Final Four matchup with Syracuse. Read the entire transcript of the press conference below.
COACH BEILEIN: It’s been a great week. The last 48 hours have been a lot of fun for everyone. Did not realize, usually a spectator at this event, how much went on behind the scenes.
Really proud the way our kids are handling it. We’re pretty focused when we get out on the court, when we’re doing film, when we’re doing our walk‑throughs, they’re right on it. So we’ve tried to make this as much of a business type of trip as you can and I think our kids are focused and we’re ready to do our best.
THE MODERATOR: We’re taking questions now for the Michigan student‑athletes.
Q. Is your definition of a smart shot the same as coach’s?
TREY BURKE: I definitely think