Michigan point guard Trey Burke will enter this year's draft, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Burke will make a formal announcement Sunday. The 6'1" 20-year-old led the Wolverines to the NCAA championship game this year, sweeping every major national player of the year award in the process.
Still, both Chad Ford of ESPN.com and Jonathan Givony of DraftExpress.com rate him as only the seventh-best prospect in the draft. He bounced back from a seven-point, 1-for-8 shooting performance in the national semifinals against Syracuse and fellow highly regarded point guard Michael Carter-Williams with a 24-point effort in the title game. Burke, a sophomore, averaged 18.6 points and 6.7 assists per game this season, and shot 38.4% from the three-point line.
There's no word on whether he's hired an agent, so if he hasn't, he could conceivably withdraw from the draft by Tuesday's deadline and return to school next season. That would be a long shot, though, especially since next year's draft field is expected to be much more crowded at the top.