The Wolverine

February 2017

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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FEBRUARY 2017 THE WOLVERINE 71   MICHIGAN IN THE PROS "We've started to realize that he can create plays out of nothing. He can play a little pick-and-roll, which is a pleasant surprise. It's hard be- cause you don't want to put too much on his plate. "He's trying to learn the wing po- sition and the simple stuff in our of- fense, so we don't want to get ahead of ourselves … but I like where he's trending overall." LeVert was shooting 40.0 percent from the floor as of Jan. 16, slowly improving in that area. "I feel like every other part is start- ing to come together slowly; the last part is me hitting some shots," he said. "I find myself open a lot in the corners, so I've got to knock that down." FORMER WOLVERINES ON NBA ROSTERS Through Jan. 16 • Trey Burke (Played at U-M from 2011-13), PG, Washington Wizards: Averaging 4.8 points and 1.6 assists in 36 games played for 21-19 Washing- ton … Shooting 44.3 percent from the floor and 45.0 percent from three-point range. • Jamal Crawford (1999-2000), SG, Los Angeles Clippers: Has seen action in 43 games for the 24-19 Clippers … Averaging 11.6 points, 1.5 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 26.3 minutes per game … Shooting 39.3 percent from the floor and 31.4 percent from three- point range. • Tim Hardaway Jr. (2010-13), SG, At- lanta Hawks: Averaging 12.0 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 39 games played for the 24-17 Hawks … Shoot- ing 45.3 percent from the floor and 34.8 percent from long range. • Caris LeVert (2012-16), SG, Brook- lyn Nets: Averaging 18.0 minutes, 6.0 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game while playing in 20 contests for the 8-32 Nets … Shooting 40.0 percent from the floor and 29.7 percent from three-point range. • Nik Stauskas (2012-14), SG, Phila- delphia 76ers: Averaging 8.9 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 26.3 minutes per game while playing in 37 contests for the 13-26 76ers … Shoot- ing 41.4 percent from the floor and 37.0 percent from long range. • Glenn Robinson III (2012-14), SF, Indiana Pacers: Posted 6.3 points and 3.9 rebounds in 23.0 minutes per game while appearing in 38 contests … Shooting 42.2 percent from the floor and 34.7 percent long range for the 21-19 Pacers. The NHL FORMER WOLVERINES ON NHL ROSTERS Through Jan. 16 • Mike Cammalleri (Played at U-M from 2000-02), LW, New Jersey Dev- ils: Played in 39 games and notched 10 goals (three game-winners) and 12 assists … Stood minus-4 with 89 shots on goal for the 18-18-9 Devils. • Andrew Cogliano (2006-07), LW, Anaheim Ducks: Registered 10 goals and 11 assists in 46 games played … Stood plus-11 with 106 shots on goal for 24-13-9 Anaheim. • Kyle Connor (2016), LW, Winnipeg Jets: Placed on injured reserve Nov. 14 following a lower-body injur y … Notched a goal and three assists in his rookie campaign for 20-23-4 Winnipeg … Went minus-8 with 20 shots on goal. • Andrew Copp (2013-15), C, Win- nipeg Jets: Notched four goals (one game-winner) and three assists in 34 games played … Stood minus-1 with 28 shots on goal for 20-23-4 Winnipeg. • Luke Glendening (2009-12), C, De- troit Red Wings: Played in 44 games and registered one goal and 10 assists for 19-19-6 Detroit … Stood minus-9 with 54 shots on goal. • Carl Hagelin (2008-11), LW, Pitts- burgh Penguins: Recorded five goals and 12 assists in 43 games played … Stood plus-9 with 94 shots on goal for 27-11-5 Pittsburgh. • Zach Hyman (2012-15), C, Toronto Maple Leafs: Registered five goals (two game-winners) and 13 assists for 20-13-8 Toronto … Stood plus-4 with 92 shots on goal. • Matt Hunwick (2004-07), D, To- ronto Maple Leafs: Recorded 10 assists in 33 games played for 20-13-8 Toronto … Stood plus-6 with 33 shots on goal. • Jack Johnson (2006-07), D, Colum- bus Blue Jackets: Notched two goals and 10 assists in 42 games played for 29-9-4 Columbus … Stood plus-19 with 51 shots on goal. • Dylan Larkin (2015), C, Detroit Red Wings: Compiled 11 goals (one game- winner) and five assists in 44 games played for 19-19-6 Detroit … Stood mi- nus-17 with 115 shots on goal. • Jon Merrill (2011-13), D, New Jer- sey Devils: Played in 22 games and re- corded one goal and three assists … Stood minus-2 with 17 shots on goal for 18-18-9 New Jersey. • Al Montoya (2003-05), G, Mon- treal Canadiens: Stood 6-4-2 with a 2.86 goals-against average and .907 save percentage in 13 games played for 27-12-6 Montreal. • Tyler Motte (2014-16), C, Chicago Blackhawks: Assigned to AHL Roches- ter in January … Notched three goals and seven assists in 33 games played … Stood plus-2 with 46 shots on goal. • Max Pacioretty (2007-08), LW, Montreal Canadiens: Recorded 20 goals (six game-winners) and 17 assists in 45 games played … Stood plus-7 with 141 shots on goal for 27-12-6 Montreal. • Greg Pateryn (2009-12), D, Mon- treal Canadiens: Placed on injured re- serve after a Dec. 6 game at St. Louis with an ankle injury … Registered one goal and four assists in 19 games … Stood plus-1 with 19 shots on goal for 27-12-6 Montreal. • Jacob Trouba (2013), D, Winnipeg Jets: Played in 32 games and recorded two goals and 12 assists … Stood mi- nus-1 with 68 shots on goal for 20-23-4 Winnipeg. • Zach Werenski (2015-16), D, Co- lumbus Blue Jackets: Saw action in 42 games and notched six goals and 20 assists for 29-9-4 Columbus … Stood plus-8 with 107 shots on goal and one game-winning goal. ❏ In 20 games played through Jan. 16, LeVert averaged 18.0 minutes, 6.0 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists per contest. 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