Originally posted on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 7/8/13
Seth Towns is a versatile 6-foot-7 class of 2016 wing prospect out of Northland High School in Columbus, Ohio. That’s the same Northland High School that Trey Burke, Michigan’s National Player of the Year and top-10 draft pick, graduated from in 2010. Towns is a rising star in his own right — at Northland this past season, he played a significant role on the varsity team as a freshman, averaging 10 points and six rebounds per game. While Towns will inevitably blaze his own trail in the Columbus high school basketball scene, it’s impossible to ignore that he’s next up in what’s developed as a prestigious Northland talent pipeline. The talented swingman recently visited Burke’s old stomping grounds in Ann Arbor for Michigan’s Team Camp, but during a phone conversation on Saturday, he updated us on the Trey Burke mania collectively sweeping Columbus leading up the NBA Draft. “Not just in the (Northland basketball) program but all around the school, everybody talks abo...
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