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Posted on Fri, Jun 22, 2012 : 11:02 a.m.

Michigan's Trey Burke spending more time with elite point guards at Deron Williams' skills camp

By Nick Baumgardner

Trey Burke should have plenty of new pro-level moves to try out at Crisler Center next season.

After spending time earlier this month with Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul, Burke will get more high-level tutelage this weekend as part of Brooklyn Net point guard Deron Williams' Skills Academy.

Burke is one of 16 college point guards taking part in the three-day camp, beginning Friday in Chicago.

Other notable point guards joining the co-Big Ten Freshman of the Year at the event are Penn State star Tim Fraizer, Detroit standout Ray McCallum, Arkansas point guard B.J. Young and Ohio point guard D.J. Cooper.

The camp roster also features official measurements for all participating point guards. Burke stands at 6-foot tall. He weighs 185 pounds, without shoes and has a 6-foot-5 wingspan.

Earlier this week, Michigan named Burke as its 2011-12 Male Freshman of the Year, an honor that included finalists from across the athletic department.

Other finalists included Blake Countess (football), Adrian de los Angeles (gymnastics), Alex Guptill (hockey) and Alex Petrone (tennis).

Michigan softball pitcher Haylie Wagner captured the Female Freshman of the Year honor.

Nick Baumgardner covers Michigan basketball for He can be reached at 734-623-2514, by email at and followed on Twitter @nickbaumgardner.

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