September 6th, 2011 at 9:01 PM ^

I have dreams of the following starting 5 in 2012-2013...


SG-Hardaway Jr.(JR)




With Brundridge(SO), Horford(F/C), Robinson III(FR), and a back-up PG off the bench.

That's a contender.



September 6th, 2011 at 9:07 PM ^

Can't get our hopes up just yet, like some other posts have said he still hasn't taken a lot of his other visits just yet, but Saturday did nothing but REALLY help our chances with McGary! At least the rain was worth something - it was a memorable experience to say the least.



September 7th, 2011 at 12:46 PM ^

I'm pretty sure McGary is a 5 in this offense, no?  I think you'd have something more like this:

1 - Burke (Brundidge)

2 - Brundidge (Stauskas, Vogrich?)

3 - THJ (Vogrich, GRIII)

4 - Smotrycz (Christian, Beilfeldt)

5 - McGary / Morgan (Horford, McClimans)

This lineup does seem to lack one guard, so maybe THJ would play some two, or maybe Vogrich if his defense improves a little.


September 6th, 2011 at 9:06 PM ^

From reading Rivals today it sounded like not only does Mitch have high interest in Michigan but his family loved the trip as well. It would be so amazing if we could get this guy beating out some of the heavy hitters.

Franz Schubert

September 6th, 2011 at 9:35 PM ^

Were blown away, his dad was raving about Beilein and the visit. He said it could not have gone any better and that his wife(Mitchs mother) really hit it off with the coaches wives. Mostly taken from Rivals.


September 6th, 2011 at 11:41 PM ^

That was right when we started to struggle. Jerod Ward was some people's #1, and Felipe Lopez was #1 to others. Felipe went to St. John's, Michigan got Ward. Lopez was a shooting guard that threw down some nice dunks. He also didn't do anything in the NBA, but he got drafted, which was more than Ward did.

I'm not really sure what happened, but he (Ward) never lived up to the hype. He was a tall guy, but he didn't have the toughness to play inside. Tough break considering he wasn't enough of a shooter to play outside. He had finesse instead of power, just not nearly enough finesse to get the job done. 

This is slightly before the great Ed Martin implosion. We were already having issues before we got dinged by the NCAA . . . 


BTW - Robert Traylor was pretty highly rated as well . . . .


September 7th, 2011 at 11:11 AM ^

a bit weird dude... I saw him play pool at the student union ALONE many times.  Also, Mich was way behind 2 schools (can't remember which) when he was announcing his school choice.  Then out of nowhere, he pulled out a Mich hat and started crying... saying the god told him the night before the announcement date to go to Michigan.

True Blue Grit

September 7th, 2011 at 10:58 AM ^

Mitch seems like such a great fit for our program.  I'm really hoping (more like praying) he comes here.  He's the missing piece of a potential Final Four team.  ESPN needs to update his weight though.  He's easily 250 judging by the video's I've seen, and Rivals has him @ 250.