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Caris LeVert: "My Heart Was Here at Michigan"

Caris LeVert held court with the Michigan media, explained his decision to return to Michigan for his senior season, and addressed other topics.

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Earlier this morning, Caris LeVert excited the Michigan basketball program and the fan base when he announced that he will return for his senior season and not enter the 2015 NBA Draft. LeVert had been projected to be a late-first round pick and could have been the sixth Wolverine to declare for the draft early in the past three seasons. Instead, LeVert decided to come back for one more season. Why?

LeVert also explained the other factors that went into his decision:

LeVert also discussed John Beilein's reaction to the news that he was returning:

LeVert also mentioned the progress of his recovery from the surgery he had to repair his fractured foot and how the injury impacted this difficult decision:

LeVert plans to finish his rehab in Ann Arbor and train with the team over the summer:

And, lastly, LeVert wants to end his Michigan career with a Big Ten championship: