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Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III are returning for their sophomore seasons. The duo faced the media on Thursday afternoon to discuss what went into the decisions and their thoughts on the upcoming season.
Robinson after the jump.
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Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary are coming back to Michigan for their sophomore seasons.
Robinson and McGary announced their decisions Thursday. The Wolverines have lost national player of the year Trey Burke and guard Tim Hardaway Jr. to the NBA draft, but now they can expect to return three starters from the team that reached the NCAA title game this season.
Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary are officially returning to the University of Michigan.
Michigan’s two talented freshmen had been projected as first round picks by most but opted to return to school for their sophomore seasons.
McGary and Robinson addressed the media this afternoon. We’ll have full coverage from the press conference to follow. Here are the official quotes...
Michigan freshman Glenn Robinson III experienced so much success in his first season with the Wolverines, the NBA came a calling. After mulling over leaving to pursue his dream of playing professionally or staying in Ann Arbor for another year, Robinson III made the best choice for his development after several discussions with coaches and family.
According to Jeff Goodman of CBS Sports, Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary are headed back to Ann Arbor for their sophomore seasons. The duo have a press conference scheduled for 4:30 p.m. this afternoon.
Robinson averaged 11 points and five rebounds as a freshman. McGary averaged eight points and six rebounds per game but had a breakout NCAA tournament performance...
Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III met with the media this afternoon and announced their intentions to return to school next season. Read selected quotes from both prospects and their coaches about the decision to stay below.
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On keeping it interesting: “It’s our decision. I tweeted that I was trying to have some fun, trying to keep the suspense...
Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III have decided to remain at Michigan for the 13-14 college season.
Michigan freshmen Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III gave pause to consider bolting for the NBA after one season in Ann Arbor. Despite being potential lottery picks this spring, the duo opted to return for their sophomore years, no doubt a big win for John Beilein and Wolverine fans everywhere.
With Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III coming back, just how good will the Wolverines be next year? Sure, they lost Tim Hardaway Jr. and Trey Burke to the NBA Draft. And that’s huge. But look how much they have coming back.
The #1 ranked power forward and #2 overall recruit in the nation (according to ESPNU) Mitch McGary picked the Michigan Wolverines, over the Duke Blue Devils...
(photo courtesy @umichbball)
Michigan fans and fans of a strong Big Ten conference in 2013-14 can breathe a sigh of relief today as both Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III will stay at the UofM and not declare for the NBA draft.
Most draft analysts had the freshmen duo as 1st round prospects, but both saw the draw of playing and continuing to progress at Michigan...
Michigan assistant Jeff Meyer goes one-on-one with GoBlueWolverine about the individual skill development Mitch McGary & Glenn Robinson III will go through this summer, the need to prepare players for a long NBA career not just a stint, and the excitement their decisions bring to the program.