When Josh Bartelstein hasn’t been blogging, he’s also been serving as a mentor for Michigan’s freshmen class. The senior guard took the time to discuss the freshmen and how they’ve fit into the Michigan culture at Michigan’s media day on Wednedsay afternoon. Watch Bartelstein’s interview below or find a complete transcript after the jump.
On life without Zack Novak:
“Mostly in my house, not blasting music every morning or doing something crazy. Just someone that’s always talking and having a great perspective on things. I still talk to him all of the time, I talked to him this morning, last night, but at the same time it’s part of college basketball.”
On what he’s done to help the freshmen:
“I remember when I was a freshman. Your head is spinning, everyone is pulling you and your eyes are wide open. I’m just trying to kind of get to know them each individually. Everyone is different and there’s different things that they are worried about. Just talk to them all at the same time a