It’s no secret that Michigan and Purdue have prioritized Vince Edwards at the combo forward position. The 6-foot-7 forward demonstrated why both John Beilein and Matt Painter want him so badly at the 2013 Bill Hensley Memorial Run-n-Slam Classic in Fort Wayne over the weekend.
Edwards was critical in helping his All Ohio Red squad take home the 17U Championship in a loaded field. He can do a little bit of everything at the combo forward spot and improved as the weekend wore on.
Edwards had 22 points in All Ohio Red’s semifinal win over Spiece and he added ten in the championship victory over Team Thad.
While it was a statement weekend on the court for Edwards and All Ohio Red, not much has changed in his recruitment. This summer is more about moving close to a decision than attracting additional suitors for the Middletown, Ohio native. He knows the two schools he’s most comfortable with – Purdue and Michigan - he just doesn’t know how to differentiate the two.
Purdue has been recru...