- Chad Ford watched Darius Morris work out in California along with Jon Leuer, Chandler Parsons and Malcolm Thomas and was very impressed: “Darius Morris looked really, really good in workouts today. He’s got a great work ethic and attitude. He’s going to be a first rounder.” Ford echoed those sentiments in his column today and has Morris slotted at No. 23 in his first mock draft..
- U-M’s John Beilein wishes Darius Morris well in the NBA
Quotes from John Beilein on Darius Morris from his appearance on WTKA this morning. Here’s the audio on MVictors.com as well.
- Scout’s 2012 Top 100
Glenn Robinson III moves up to No. 90 in Scout.com’s latest rankings
- Scholarship Breakdown
I updated the scholarship breakdown to account for Morris’s departure. The U-M staff could use Morris’s scholarship in either of the next two classes.
- Yes, recruiting changes are here again
The recruiting calendar will shift again…
- How to help fix college hoops recruiting
Telep shares his thoughts on how to properly construct the recruiting calendar.
- NCAA basketball rules committee recommends implementing charge circle
Josh Bartelstein tweeted that “this will help us” but I’m not too sure. Michigan takes a lot of charges, a good portion which probably fall right around the basket. Conversely, this team doesn’t have a lot of drivers or players frequently called for charges.
- NBA Draft.net Mock Draft: May 5th, 2011
NBA Draft.net has moved Morris up to 23rd, headed to the Houston Rockets
- AAU Preview: Run ‘N Slam Classic in Ft. Wayne
An Indiana-centric preview of this weekend’s event. Many of the players (including Trevon Bluiett, PJ Thompson, VJ Beachem, Zak Irvin, Sean Sellers, Drake Harris, Gary Harris, Jalen James, Sherron Dorsey-Walker and Mark Donnall) mentioned are Michigan prospects. I’ll be in Fort Wayne covering those guys as well as numerous other U-M prospects at the event.
- Zak Irvin with today’s “In Their Own Words” entry
Zak Irvin posts a journal entry on the Indy Star