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It’s still early in Seth Towns’ recruitment — the 6-foot-7 forward will be a sophomore this season — but his versatile game and sizeable potential already has schools paying attention. Towns already holds Xavier and Dayton offers while West Virginia, Ohio State and Michigan are tracking him closely.
But according to Towns, there is one school that is paying closer attention than any other at the moment.
“The school that’s been going after me the hardest is Michigan,” Towns said during a brief interview on Monday.
Towns is a native of Columbus and plays at Northland High School, the alma mater of one Trey Burke. He has a highly developed jumpshot for a player so young, and many would consider that to be his greatest asset at this early point in his career.
At Michigan’s Team Camp earlier this past summer, Towns displayed a more versatile game, rebounding well and slashing to the basket. Though his frame is still willowy, Towns said he’s working to change that.
“Right now, I’m still w...
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Bacari Alexander watched class of 2014 wing guard Javon Bess in open gym last week and Michigan head coach John Beilein was in attendance on Monday. Bess said he thought he played well in front of Michigan’s coach.
“I think I played well, I think I played pretty well,” Bess said in a brief conversation on Monday. “I shot the ball well, made some plays coming off the pick...
John Beilein and Bacari Alexander were both in attendance for Devin Booker’s open gym on Wednesday evening but they weren’t the only ones. John Calipari and a “full house” of coaches from Kentucky were also in attendance.
Booker is considered a Kentucky lean by most but still plans to take his Michigan and Missouri visits in October. Recent Wildcat pledge Tyler Ulis is continuing...
James Blackmon Jr., one of Michigan’s top priorities in the class of 2014, will be taking his official visit to Ann Arbor the weekend of September 27th.
The 6-foot-4 shooter has expressed serious mutual interest in Michigan since he visited Ann Arbor and was offered a scholarship by John Beilein and his staff on August 31st. Blackmon confirmed the visit via text message.
The off-season provides ample opportunity to experiment with new ideas and one of our focuses this year will be on better utilizing video in our coverage. We have two YouTube channels, one featuring media coverage of the team and the other focused on recruiting videos, but we’re looking to add more. Inspired by Mike Schmitz’s work at Draft Express, Dustin Johnston and I teamed...
Over the next two months we’ll rundown some of the biggest storylines facing the 2013-14 Michigan Wolverines. We start with expectations. A year after a trip to the National Championship game and having two players selected in the first round of the NBA Draft, what should we expect from Michigan next season?
John Beilein has things clicking in Ann Arbor. Lately, Michigan’s head...
ANN ARBOR -- Brady Hoke didn't take long to show Michigan what he thought of their performance Saturday against Akron.
When the players showed up Sunday, expecting a usual light practice to go along with watching game film, they got an unpleasant surprise.
"We went out and practiced with helmets and shoulder pads, the whole thing," Hoke said. "I wouldn't...
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...
After one of its worst performances in the Big House, No. 15 Michigan is about to take its show on the road.
And Wolverines coach Brady Hoke is going to be staying up nights thinking about it.
''It's something I always worry about, and it is worse because we've got such a young team,'' Hoke said about this week's trip to East Hartford to face Connecticut...
Michigan coach Brady Hoke updates injury statuses heading into the weekend, addresses a potential shake up on the offensive line, and how junior punter Matt Wile is correcting his issues (VIDEO included).
Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner is ready to play another game. Gardner talks about moving on from his performance against Akron, what the week of practice has been like, encouraging words from Johnny Manziel, and his take on the 8 p.m. kickoff (VIDEO included).
Michigan offensive coordinator Al Borges isn’t panicking. Unable to find a true rhythm with the run or pass in the win over Akron, the long time coordinator discusses the competition and play of his offensive line, Devin Gardner’s mistakes and development, and the run game (VIDEO included).