Originally posted on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 11/10/11
On Thursday, John Beilein met with the media to preview Michigan’s season opener versus Ferris State. The big news out of press conference was that Trey Burke will be replacing Stu Douglass at point guard in the starting line up. Here’s high definition video of the press conference followed by notes and quotes after the jump. Last Friday, Wayne State played “really good defensively and they shortened the clock enough so it was a shorter game than we wanted.” Ferris State was a Division II Sweet 16 team last year. Lost some guys this year, but they played tough in an 85-58 loss to MSU on Oct. 30. Trey Burke will start at point guard on Friday. Stu Douglass will come off the bench. On Burke: “He’s really a point guard who has really done a great job his whole life of running a team.” On Douglass, who took just four shots and had 0 points while starting at point against Wayne State: “I know he doesn’t mind coming off the bench and hunting shots more than running a team. He’s a shot hu...
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