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Three Reasons Why It Was Wise For Trey Burke To Bypass The NBA Draft And Return To Michigan

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By: Pat Caputo

1. At 5-foot-11, Burke is a great college player, but odds are against him being an exceptional NBA player after just one year in college. Even Chris Paul played two years of college ball.
2. Last season, as good as he was, Burke didn’t play well in a late-season game at MSU, vs. Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament and in the NCAA tournament vs. Ohio. He still has so much more to accomplish at Michigan.
3. With a big season in 2012-13, Burke will only improve his draft stock.

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