Friday, May 15, 2009
U-M Recruiting News
-Michigan has been hosting many of the top prospects in the state on unofficials lately. First it was top 2010 players Trey Zeigler and Ray McCallum, today 6'10 Soph Amir Williams was on campus. Michigan with its recent success could challenge Tom Izzo and Michigan State for in-state recruiting supremacy, but it will be difficult. The Spartans 2010 Class includes Top 20 national player Keith Appling, Top 100 Russell Byrd, Top 150 Alex Gauna, and last weekend they hosted Top 10-15 National Player Adreian Payne, a 6'10 C from Ohio. Payne is the center on the nations top travel team, All-Ohio Red. Payne who is interested in MSU, Kentucky, Akron, Ohio State, and West Virginia among others, is on campus at Kentucky this weekend.
-Although the Wolverine, missed on one from prep school powerhouse St Marks in Southborough, Mass(Nate Lubick) they will try for another one. 6'8 2012 Wing Alex Murphy is one of the premier freshman talents in America. The Michigan coaches are starting to actively recruit Murphy as well as others like Georgia Tech, Providence, UMASS, Duke.