Commitments and official visits continue to heat up as the November signing period nears, here are four thoughts on Michigan’s basketball recruiting heading into the critical stretch before the early signing period. For reference, previous and upcoming fall visits are tracked here, 2014 recruits, 2015 recruits and 2016 recruits can be found on their respective recruiting boards.
1. Combo forward is top priority
For the majority of the past year, most of the top prospects on Michigan’s recruiting board have been wing guards, but the number one Michigan priority has changed in recent months.
The Wolverines are very likely to lose Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary to the NBA Draft and there’s no one else suited to play the four position on the roster when the class of 2014 arrives on campus. On the other hand Nik Stauskas, Zak Irvin and Caris LeVert all seem poised to be major players at the wing position for the next couple of seasons.
Michigan wasted some time chasing Kevon Looney ...