News is out that former Central Michigan basketball standout Trey Zeigler is once again on the move. After one season at Pittsburgh, the forward will now be looking for a new team to play his senior season. The Michigan Wolverines and Michigan State Spartans should both consider contacting this Detroit native.
Ziegler attended Mount Pleasant High School and was a highly recruited prospect. After two seasons at Central Michigan, near his high school, Ziegler transferred. The reason for his transfer was the firing of his father, Central Michigan’s head coach.
At the time of his announced transfer from Central Michigan, Zeigler considered transferring to Michigan, Michigan State, UCLA, Duke and Pittsburgh. Zeigler will likely have several teams fighting to get the senior on their roster.
Last season’s performance at Pitt may scare away several teams. In his junior season, Zeigler averaged only 4.4 points, 1.2 assists and 2.0 rrebounds in 15.5 minutes of action. Zeigler was also suspended by the team for two games after several DUI charges.
However, a team like Michigan or Michigan State could strike gold if Zeigler returns to his old form. At Central Michigan, Zeigler averaged 15.8 points and 16.3 points in his sophomore and freshman seasons. Zeigler averaged more than 30 minutes in games those two seasons and also attempted a lot more three point shots. Zeigler was much more aggressive and averaged over five rebounds per game his first two seasons.
Zeigler scored in double digits only three games during his season at Pittsburgh. In each of those contests, Zeigler had 18 or more minutes of playing time. If he is given an opportunity and playing time, Zeigler will once again shine.
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