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Michigan signs 6-foot-10 German to letter of intent

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Michigan basketball has signed 6-foot-10 German forward Moritz Wagner to a letter of intent. The team said Friday that Wagner will join the Wolverines for the 2015-16 academic year. Michigan coach John Beilein says Wagner has a great understanding of the game and has played against opponents significantly older than he is. Wagner just turned 18. Beilein says...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Germany’s Moritz Wagner Signs NLI, Headed to Michigan

German prospect Moritz Wagner has signed his letter of intent and will join the Michigan Wolverines for the 2015-16 season. Head coach John Beilein made the announcement, which was reported on A 6’10” forward, Wagner spent two seasons with ALBA Berlin of both the German and Euroleague and averaged 16.8 points and 5.3 rebounds per contest in the 2014-15 seasons. Regarding...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan announces signing of Moritz Wagner

Michigan formally announced the signing of 6-foot-10 German forward Moritz Wagner this afternoon. Read the full University press release below: ANN ARBOR, Mich. — University of Michigan men’s basketball head coach John Beilein announced today (Friday, May 29) the signing of 6-foot-10 German forward Moritz Wagner to a National Letter of Intent. Wagner will join the Wolverines...
Via UM Hoops
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tyus Battle’s Commitment Could Help Elevate Michigan

He won’t be around until the fall of 2016, but elite point guard Tyus Battle’s decision to commit to John Beilein and Michigan could signal the start of a seismic shift in the future of not just Michigan basketball, but basketball in the Big 10 and around the country. Battle is currently ranked 14th nationally by Rivals, which would make him the highest ranked recruit Beilein...
Via The Student Section
16 days ago  |  Discuss

5-star commitment: Michigan Basketball lands Tyus Battle

On Monday, Michigan Basketball picked up a major commitment when 5-star 2016 shooting guard Tyus Battle announced that he would be playing his college basketball for John Beilein and the Wolverines. Battle had just returned home from a weekend visit to Ann Arbor and surprised many by committing to Michigan so soon. He had recently visited Duke, where most projected he would end up...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan adds Brent Hibbitts as preferred walk-on

Michigan added a commitment from five-star wing guard Tyus Battle this afternoon, but the Wolverines weren’t done. Hudsonville forward Brent Hibbitts pledged to John Beilein and his staff as a preferred walk-on. “I want to thank every school and coach that has recruited me in this process. It was truly a blessing. At the end of the day, my heart led me to one school,” Hibbitts...
Via UM Hoops
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball Recruiting: The Battle for Tyus Battle

Coming off the heartbreak of missing out on Jaylen Brown, a top recruit for the 2015 class, Michigan turns their eyes towards the future. They have already received commitments from big men, Jon Teske and Austin Davis. However, another top recruit has lit up their radar. Ranked Tyus Battle (photo credit: number 14 overall by Rivals, Tyus Battle is a highly touted...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball: Jaylen Brown recruiting update

On Monday, the University of Michigan announced that Austin Hatch would alter his position with the men’s basketball roster by moving to a medical scholarship and becoming an undergraduate student assistant. This move opens up a scholarship for John Beilein to use in the 2015 recruiting class or to stash away for 2016. Meanwhile, college basketball fans across the country are eagerly...
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Notebook: Beilein expects 2015-16 roster to be finalized ‘in a few more weeks’

Two weeks ago, at Michigan’s postseason banquet, John Beilein discussed the number of variables that would dictate the team’s future. By Monday afternoon, two of those had reached conclusions: Caris LeVert announced his decision to return to the program on April 21, and Austin Hatch’s medical hardship waiver was approved by the Big Ten less than a week later. That, in addition...
Via UM Hoops
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball recruiting: Austin Davis commits

Michigan Basketball picked up a commitment from 2016 big man, Austin Davis (6-10, 260) on Thursday. He is one of those players the coaching staff talks about as he was “kicking down the door to get into Michigan”. Upon receiving his offer, he wasted no time and committed within the hour. Hailing from Onsted, Michigan, Davis might be a little under the radar for some fans, but...
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

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