Michigan suspends Burke for exhibition opener

Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE

Michigan suspends Burke for exhibition opener

Michigan guard Trey Burke has been suspended for the Wolverines’ exhibition opener Thursday against Northern Michigan. The school says Burke will sit out for violating team standards. Coach John Beilein says the sophomore is a good kid but made some “out-of-character” decisions he now regrets.

[RELATED: Burke lands at No. 2 on BTN.com’s Player Rankings]

Burke, an AP preseason All-American, led Michigan to a share of the Big Ten crown last season. He’s as big a reason as any Michigan enters the season ranked No. 5 in both the preseason AP and Coaches polls.

[RELATED: Check out Michigan’s new Crisler Center]

Here are Burke’s 2011-12 season stats:

Per Game Team G GS MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG PFPG FG% 3P% FT%
2011-12 Mich 34 33 36.1 14.8 3.5 4.6 0.9 0.4 2.8 1.6 .433 .348 .744
Career 34 33 36.1 14.8 3.5 4.6 0.9 0.4 2.8 1.6 .433 .348 .744
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