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The next Trey Burke at Michigan? Hardly

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07:17 AM ET 06.27 | Michigan's freshman arrived on campus over the weekend, and point guard Derrick Walton already has plenty of pressure on him. [Most] Michigan fans are hoping Walton -- Michigan's Gatorade Player of the Year in 2013 -- will be able to fill the void left behind by perhaps the best point guard the program's ever known. Just one thing, though. John Beilein doesn't expect Walton to be the next Trey Burke. He expects him to be the first Derrick Walton. "We're very limited on comparisons," Beilein said. ... "Unpack your bags, you're here for four years unless something happens that's really extraordinary -- like what happened with [Tim Hardaway Jr.] and Trey. We're not a stopover, we're a destination. And that's the approach we use."

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June 27, 2013  08:13 AM ET
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MSU will eat them alive this year.

Thanks, 0-6.

June 27, 2013  08:34 AM ET

The Wolverines sure aren't the Blue Devils.

June 27, 2013  08:53 AM ET
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Three BB threads today, natives will be restless for sure.Go Kentucky GoGo Kentucky GoGo Kentucky Go

Mods don't have sense.

June 27, 2013  09:16 AM ET

3 basketball stories? Come on, man!!!!!

June 27, 2013  09:39 AM ET
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3 basketball stories? Come on, man!!!!!

What Joe said!!!!!!!!!

June 27, 2013  09:50 AM ET

'Just one thing, though. John Beilein doesn't expect Walton to be the next Trey Burke. He expects him to be the first Derrick Walton.'

I barfed in my mouth while reading this.

June 27, 2013  09:56 AM ET

Nothing personal, gentlemen, but who shives a git? With Meggan Clay ======>> on the Hot Clicks, bball threads are completly lost on me today.

I LIKE her!!

June 27, 2013  10:09 AM ET
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What Joe said!!!!!!!!!

You can't agree with what JK says.........EVER! ;)

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June 27, 2013  10:22 AM ET

Spike Albrecht

June 27, 2013  10:58 AM ET
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You can't agree with what JK says.........EVER! ;)

Forgive me. I had a brief lapse.

June 27, 2013  10:59 AM ET
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See, told you.JK always tells the truth.

Well, he is a pepto bismol bammer....at least according to Tinnie.

June 27, 2013  11:12 AM ET
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The Wolverines sure aren't the Blue Devils.

And never will be . . . but with Beilein at the helm I suspect the program is in good hands. I expect them to contend in the B1G for a long time to come.

Will be interesting to see what happens with Duke after "Coach K" retires.

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June 27, 2013  11:32 AM ET

+1 CFB = advanced high school ball. Not worth 3 threads.

 
June 27, 2013  11:33 AM ET
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3 basketball stories? Come on, man!!!!!

+1 CBB = advanced high school ball. Not worth 3 threads.

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