Super-quick guard who excels in Duquesne's up-tempo style ... can play both guard spots ... at his best in the open floor ... coach's son who saw action in all 32 games as a true freshman ... teamed with backcourtmate T.J. McConnell and incoming freshman Danny Herrera to lead team PBC to the 2011 Pittsburgh Basketball Club Pro-Am summer league championship ... PBC defeated SPK Law - a team that featured Pitt's Ashton Gibbs and Lamar Patterson as well as former Panther Gary McGhee - 86-79 in the title game.
As a Freshman (2010-11)
Played in all 32 games with 27 starts ... averaged 6.9 points, 1.5 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 22.9 minutes per game ... had a 1.6-to-1 assist/turnover ratio (76-47) ... finished third on the team with 37 3-pointers made (.389) ... hit three or more 3-pointers five times ... scored a season high 17 points in the opener vs. Bluefield State and matched that total at Green Bay (4-of-5 from 3-point) ... scored in double digits 10 times ... DU was 10-0 in those games ... hit five 3-pointers in the opening day win over Bluefield ... handed out a season-high seven assists vs. IUPUI ... hit 4-of-6 from the arc at Green Bay ... followed his first career scoreless game (zero points in 18 minutes at Saint Joseph's) with 13 points in 22 minutes at Houston Baptist ... had 12 points (4-of-4 from the field) with five assists vs. George Washington ... took three charges in the loss at St. Bonaventure ... hit three 3-pointers in scoring 13 points at UMass ... was scoreless in the two games prior to the trip to Amherst ... added three assists and two steals in 20 minutes vs. the Minutemen ... was second on the team in charges taken with nine.
Academy for Business and Technology in Melvindale, Mich. (head coach Mike Talley Jr.) ... never averaged under 24 points per game in four seasons playing for his father, Mike Jr., at Melvindale ABT ... averaged 31.2 points, 3.2 rebounds and 8.1 assists per game in leading 26-2 ABT to the 2009-10 Class C state title ... scored 16 points in the championship game win over Suttons Bay ... immediately donned a Duquesne T-shirt at the final horn for the post-game celebration ... was one of six finalists for Michigan's Mr. Basketball ... was the first son of a former winner to be nominated for the award ... was named Associated Press Class C Player of the Year three times ... also earned a spot on the Detroit News five-man Dream Team as a senior ... was listed as the fourth-best player in Michigan by Best of the Best Prep Scouting ... hit six-of-nine 3-point attempts in scoring 34 points - including 20 by the 4:36 mark of the second quarter - in an 86-65 win over Flint Beecher in the state semifinal ... had 29 points in a 75-59 victory over Madison Heights Bishop Foley in the regional final ... averaged 25.0 points, 9.0 assists and 6.0 steals as ABT won a state title as a junior, which was later vacated after it was ruled that the Gators used an ineligible player ... topped the 40-point mark three times and posted 17 points-steals double-doubles during his junior season ... averaged 24.0 ppg. - including a career high 51 versus West Bloomfield, 7.0 assists and 5.0 steals in helping ABT to district and regional titles in advancing to the state quarterfinal as a sophomore ... averaged 24.5 ppg. in leading ABT to the school's first district title as a freshman.
Had offers from Providence, Detroit Mercy and St. Bonaventure in addition to Duquesne ... his father, Mike Jr., who was named Michigan's Mr. Basketball in 1989, won three consecutive Class A state championships as the point guard for Detroit Cooley ... Mike Jr. went on to a successful career at the University of Michigan (1990-93) ... Mike III played AAU ball for The Family ... undeclared liberal arts major ... full name is Michael Carnell Talley III ... date of birth: 8/12/92.