Vince Edwards, a 2014 swingman recruit out of Middletown, Ohio, is around 6-foot-6, 200 pounds. He has great length and is very versatile; he is comfortable with the ball on the perimeter and has a good jump shot, but he’s even more effective hear the hoop and is a strong finisher in the paint.
To the Michigan coaching staff, Edwards conjures up images of one of the team’s breakout stars this season: Glenn Robinson III. And with Robinson already a trendy pick on NBA draft boards, it’s understandable that the Wolverines would be looking for a suitable replacement come two seasons from now.
“That’s exactly who Coach Vall (Michigan assistant LaVall Jordan) told me to watch and Coach Beilein, they were telling me to watch Glenn Robinson III,” Edwards said after Middletown’s game against Lakota West last Friday. “I can do a lot of what he can do.”
When I asked Bill Edwards, Vince’s father, about the comparison to Robinson, he was quick to say his son isn’t where Robinson...