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Michigan held its end of season awards banquet on Tuesday evening and point guard Trey Burke took home the top honor, being named the team’s Most Valuable Player in his first season in Ann Arbor.
Zack Novak accumulated the most awards, adding six awards to his trophy case after grabbing seven a season ago. Fellow senior captain Stu Douglass was named the team’s Most Improved Player.
Full award listings after the jump. (Photo: Dustin Johnston)
• Bill Buntin Most Valuable Player Award: Trey Burke
• Rudy Tomjanovich Most Improved Player Award: Stu Douglass
• Wayman Britt Outstanding Defensive Player Award: Stu Douglass
• Steve Grote Hustle Award: Zack Novak
• Thad Garner Leadership Award: Zack Novak and Stu Douglass
• Travis Conlan Sportsmanship Award: Stu Douglass
• Bodnar Award for Academic Achievement: Zack Novak
• Gary Grant Award for Most Assists: Trey Burke
• Loy Vaught Rebounding Award: Jordan Morgan
• Award for Outstanding Free Throw Shooting: Zack Novak
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Trey Burke met with the media this afternoon to discuss his decision to stay at Michigan for his sophomore season. Here’s video of Burke with a brief intro from coach John Beilein, followed by notes and quotes after the jump.
Opening statement: “As you all know, I’ve decided to stay for my sophomore year here at the University of Michigan. After talking it over with my family...
John Beilein met with the media following the announcement that Trey Burke will be returning to Ann Arbor next season. Here’s video of Beilein, followed by notes and quotes after the jump.
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Trey Burke is coming back for his sophomore season with the Michigan Wolverines. Rumors had been swirling for weeks regarding the possible departure of the standout freshman point guard.
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan star Trey Burke has announced he will remain with the Wolverines instead of entering the NBA draft.
Burke was weighing his options after a superb freshman season. The 5-foot-11 point guard averaged a team-high 14.8 points per game and looked comfortable from the start against Big Ten competition. Burke took over at point guard after Darius Morris...
Michigan fans can exhale. After spending a couple weeks with their obsessing about whether their prized freshman point guard, Trey Burke, would declare for the NBA Draft, they have their answer. Burke announced today that he will be returning for his sophomore season.
Burke released the following statement Monday:
“Over the past few weeks, I have spent a lot of time thinking...
One week ago, it appeared as if Michigan Wolverines point guard Trey Burke was headed to the NBA. But He has released a statement claiming that he will return to Ann Arbor to continue his collegiate career
"I have so much more to develop as both a student and athlete, and there is no better place to do that than here at Michigan. I love my Michigan family and am really...
Michigan Wolverines PG Trey Burke will ReturnThe Michigan Wolverines have one less player to worry about leaving for the NBA draft. 5-11 Point Guard Trey Burke will return for his sophomore season. As a freshman, Burke averaged nearly 15 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 4.6 assists per game, helping him to earn Big Ten Freshman of the Year honors. Tack on second-team All-Big Ten honors...
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Michigan commitment Spike Albrecht signed his letter of intent today to officially join Michigan’s 2012 recruiting class.
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Here’s John Beilein on the Albrecht signing:
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