Found May 07, 2013 on UM Hoops:
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...

Michigan Basketball is becoming point guard U

Darius Morris When John Beilein took over the reins of Michigan Basketball one of his key early recruits was point guard Darius Morris. Morris started 19 games as a freshman and averaged 4.4 points and 2.6 assists per game. He was handed the keys to the team as a sophomore and responded with a great season in which he set the school’s single season assist record (235), averaged...

Visit, offer coming soon for 2014 wing Kameron Chatman

John Beilein has only extended six offers total in the class of 2014 but with just three offered targets remaining on the board that list should grow. When he sets foot on campus, Kameron Chatman is likely to have a place on that list. The Portland native has been putting up big numbers on the EYBL circuit, playing for ICP Elite. While his team is struggling, posting a 2-7 record...

In-state recruiting battle brewing for 2016 point guard Cassius Winston

John Beilein’s two guard offense was originally designed to minimize the necessity of a true point guard. He didn’t have a lead ball handler so he leaned on two guards instead of one. In recent years, Beilein’s offense has morphed into a showcase for superb point guard play. Darius Morris started the trend, Trey Burke took it to the next level and Derrick Walton hopes to continue...

Michigan sees Kevon Looney as potential Robinson replacement

Kevon Looney is arguably the top combo forward in the class of 2014 and Michigan coach John Beilein thinks his system could be a perfect match. “They tell me that they like me,” Looney told UM Hoops in Fort Wayne on Friday. “And that when I come in they think Glenn Robinson would be leaving and I’d probably fill his position.” The fit makes perfect sense. Looney is tall...

Scouting: 2013 Spiece Run-n-Slam Part A

A number of Michigan prospects were in action at the 2013 Spiece Run-n-Slam Classic in Fort Wayne, Indiana over the weekend and UM Hoops was in attendance from Friday through Sunday. In part one of our scouting report we look at Kevon Looney, AJ Turner, Josh Jackson, Cassius Winston and a handful of other priority Wolverine recruits in the 2014, 2015 and 2016 classes. Kevon Looney...

Michigan punter reinstated, sitting out 2013 slate

Michigan punter Will Hagerup has been reinstated to the team after a suspension for violating team rules. However, coach Brady Hoke said Tuesday that Hagerup will sit for the entire 2013 season. He will be eligible to play as a fifth-year senior in 2014. Hoke says he has been pleased with Hagerup's progress so far, adding he must continue to move forward. Matt Wile will likely...

Will Hagerup Reinstated, Must Sit Out 2013 Season

MSU pregame. Via UM press release: Michigan Punter Will Hagerup Reinstated to Team, Will Sit Out 2013 SeasonANN ARBOR, MICH. –University of Michigan football senior punter Will Hagerup (Milwaukee, Wis./Whitefish Bay) has been reinstated as an active member of the team, but will sit out the 2013 season, Wolverines head coach Brady Hoke announced today (Tuesday, May 7).Hagerup...

Outgoing: Kaleb Ringer

Ringer death-stare file photo. Source. As reported earlier today on MGoBlog as speculation based on Twitter posts, then confirmed by MLive's Kyle Meinke... Kaleb Ringer has left the Michigan football team, program announces. — Kyle Meinke (@kmeinke) May 6, 2013 Meinke continues... Speculation of Ringer's departure surfaced earlier Monday after he changed his...
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