Hyron Edward is "Tight" with U-M Satff

East Chicago (Ind.) Central 2015 point guard, Hyron Edwards, talks improved game, his thoughts on Michigan, other schools of interest and more.

East Chicago (Ind.) Central 2015 point guard, Hyron Edwards, is looking to become a more aggressive player heading into his junior season.

"I want to take over the ball game, actually," Edwards told GoBlueWolverine. "Last year with the game on the line--I passed it. Now, I'm trying to take over the game and setup my teammates.

"It depends on the flow of the game. If one of them is hot, I give it to them. If I'm hot, I just take over. I have them spread the floor for me and they let me drive the lane and kick (it to an open man)."

Rated a three-star prospect the No. 8 PG in the latest Scout.com 2015 player rankings, Edwards says he still has much to improve on the basketball court heading into next season.

"I need to improve my overall game actually, shooting, pass, dribbling, all of that stuff," he said. "So, I am going to keep working on it."

Currently, Edwards has offers from Purdue, Indiana and Illinois, to name a few. However, he says Michigan should offer him on June 15 and a Michigan State offer should be soon to follow.

With the Wolverine offer only a month away, Edwards says his relationship with the Maize & Blue coaching staff is air "tight."

"The contact is tight," he said his relationship with the Michigan coaching staff. "It is as tight as it can be right now. Coach (LaVall) Jordan, he is a nice guy. Coach (John) Beilein (too.) The players are great to me. Glenn Robinson III, Spike (Albrecht), Mitch (McGary), we all like this off the court."

"I watched all of their games actually. I have been to some too. When they played Michigan State and IU, as well."

One player who stood out to Edwards was Michigan point guard, Trey Burke, who won multiple national player of year awards last season and has since declared for the NBA Draft this June.

"Yeah, they can coach as well as they can play. They let Trey Burke take over the game when (he needed) to. So, he is great player to me. So, (Burke) is one of my favorites," he said.

While Edwards is certainly interested in the Wolverines, he is also just as interested in Michigan's biggest rival on the hard court, Michigan State.

"The contact is tight as well," he said on his relationship with MSU. "Coach Dane Fife, me and him are like this too, and coach (Tom) Izzo. It's great having a connection with the coaches. It's just a blessing."

With all these Big Ten pogroms showing Edwards' interest, is there a clear cut favorite yet?

"No, it's even actually," he said. "I'm just taking it all in."

But the one thing Edwards made clear when choosing his future school, is how the coaching staff is going to raise his game to the next level.

"How they going to elevate my game to the next level," he explained. "(How am I going to) get the grades or get the degree, or I might go one and done, two and done. So, just get better and smarter on and off the court."

As far as a decision timeline, Edwards says he wants to wait to make his decision until his senior season to help attract scholarships for his high school teammates.

"I am looking at my senior season, cause I am looking to get my high schools teammates involved with me. So, college coaches are all in with them. I'm going to get them involved," he said.

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